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Tag: early years teacher


Ahhh winter! Tis the season to be germy! Thorough hand-washing does go a long was in helping little ones stay healthy but they aren’t always super keen to do it! Here’s a quick little hack you can try at home…


Here’s the thing, toddlers are BUSY. It is hard to set up a meaningful activity that they will give their full focus to. This is where this ‘sticky wall’ comes in: it’s engaging and a great way to boost fine Read more…


If you have older play dough (or is it playdough?) that has past the point of no return, try turning them into ‘party cakes’ for your children’s toys. This activity doesn’t really need much explanation, but read on for some Read more…


I think we can all agree on the fact that toddlers have pretty short attention spans and as such, setting up an activity that takes heaps of time and effort can seem like an absolute waste! My main motto is, Read more…


If you are short on time, or don’t want the fuss of a big set-up, this pre-writing activity is for you! It literally takes seconds to prep and clean-up.


Helping your toddler or preschooler learn to recognise their own name will certainly help them become more independent, especially if they are starting in a school setting soon. This play dough cake activity came off the back of our previously Read more…


Every morning after breakfast, I set my youngest two children up with an activity. These are usually quick, no fuss set ups that are made with everyday items from around the house. Today we followed on from a previous ‘rescue Read more…


If you don’t use baby wipes, this sensory board is a great alternative to the ‘lift the flap’ DIYs I’ve shared here before. Read on to find out how you can make one…


In the first of a series of guest blog posts, Tam from Active Littles has shared with us some fabulous ideas for colour matching activities. Please read on for five ideas to try with your little ones at home…