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 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 […]

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 […]

Nature Treasure Hunt: A simple idea for Autumn

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A nature treasure hunt is the perfect activity for Autumn. This is something that we repeat many times throughout the season as we observe the changes in nature. It’s perfect for all ages – from toddlers right up to adults! There’s something so joyful about doing a nature treasure hunt, then using what you have […]

Sweet and Simple Leaf Art for Kids

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One of the easiest ways to get involved with Autumn themed crafts is to make this sweet and simple leaf art with your kids. This activity couldn’t be easier to set up – and there’s also a few different ways to set up the activity which we’ll explore during this blog post. These simple leaf […]