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This sophisticated sensory play activity is just perfect for preschoolers. It has all of the benefits of sensory play whilst also immersing your little one in the world of dramatic play.

All you need for this activity are everyday items from around the house – happy playing!


Messy play with minimal resources? Check out this dolly spa activity. Sensory play is beneficial for so many reasons, so get involved and embrace the mess!


Learning the alphabet is so much more than reciting the alphabet song. It is of course, super cute to hear your toddler recite the song (Z loves it), but memorising the song and knowing what the words mean, is two entirely different topics. So how to tackle this essential skill? Well, we tend to weave it in to our everyday – on this occasion via art. Read on to find out how….


I created this felt seasonal tree with the help of my eldest so that he could better understand the passing of the seasons. At the time, we were living in Australia where everything felt a little ‘topsy-turvey.’ Read on for some crafty inspiration…


If you have a toddler or preschooler at home, you’ve probably come to the conclusion already that numbers can be tricky for little learners. Counting by rote, 1:1 correspondence and recognising numbers do not go hand in hand. In short, Read more…


Meet Clare Wood from Tiny Steps Make Big Strides. She is the owner of a literacy clinic in Perth, Western Australia. She also makes awesome literacy resources and blogs about all things early literacy in her spare time. Keep on Read more…


Welcome to the unicorn hair salon! Is your little one obsessed with all things unicorn like mine? This might just be the activity for you!


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.


This ‘A for Apple’ activity is great as a way to distinguish capital letters from lowercase. We are currently working through our phonics sounds, roughly using the UK Government’s Letters and Sounds programme. I used this simple sound stamp as Read more…