10 Simple Sensory Play Ideas for Autumn

If you’re looking for simple sensory play ideas for Autumn, then you’ve come to the right place! This post is a round-up of 10 ideas for toddlers and preschoolers that can easily be recreated at home. 5 Benefits of Sensory Play Ideas for Autumn All sensory play has many benefits, but it can feel off […]

30 Days of Outdoor Play for Autumn

As the weather gets cooler, it can feel more difficult to get outside for play – that’s why I created this 30 Days of Outdoor Play challenge for Autumn! During the Autumn months, we might favour cosy days in, snuggling up and watching a movie or swap weekend park dates for indoor pursuits – which […]

A Halloween themed play space for Preschoolers

A Halloween themed play space is a fun way to acknowledge the events often celebrated during the Autumn months, without it being too creepy for the youngest members of your household. The simple ideas featured in this blog post are ideal for children aged 5 and upwards. As a super-fan of the Autumn season, I […]

A Simple Apple Tree Threading Activity to work on Fine Motor Skills

To help toddlers and preschoolers make connections to the passing seasons, you can create themed activities – just like this simple apple tree threading idea. Working on fine motor skills is a core aspect of development in the formative years – particularly if you want to help your child feel confident and comfortable with writing […]

A Simple Pumpkin Collage for Preschoolers

We personally prefer our Halloweens on the cute rather than creepy end of the scale – that’s why we loved making this pumpkin collage! All you need is some cardboard from your recycling box and any orange, black and green craft resources that you might have. This simple pumpkin collage craft is ideal for preschoolers […]

10 Pumpkin Ideas for Toddlers and Preschoolers

If you love Halloween and are looking for some simple pumpkin ideas for toddlers and preschoolers, you’ve come to the right place!  I genuinely LOVE Halloween season, but for little ones, it can get pretty overwhelming. If you want a less creepy Halloween for little ones, why not try some pumpkin play? The abundance of […]

Room on the Broom Playdough Activity

If your child loves this classic Julia Donaldson tale, then they’ll also love this simple Room on the Broom playdough activity. It’s a really fun way to recreate the story whilst listening to it or simply get creative whilst listening to an old familiar favourite. Why create this Room on the Broom Playdough Activity? In […]

Halloween Playdough Kit: A simple Resource for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Creating a Halloween playdough kit is a such a great time saver. If you’re super busy and don’t have time to create lots of Halloween and Autumn themed activities, making this kit will mean that you have many opportunities to quickly create different play invitations from just one box. Why create a Halloween Playdough kit? […]

Autumn Tree: Fun Fine Motor Activity for Preschoolers

This Autumn tree activity is a fun way to help preschoolers to develop their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. In the early years, children need to work on developing their hand strength and fine motor skills in order to be able to write comfortably in the future. Rather than simply placing a pencil in […]

8 Simple Autumn Fine Motor Activities for Toddlers

There’s a number of themed Autumn fine motor activities that you can do with your toddlers and preschoolers. This blog post aims to explore just some of the fun and simple ideas you can create at home using nature treasures and items from your craft cupboard. Why do Autumn fine motor activities? Fine motor skills […]