Today we are sharing some ideas for your kids to create their own magical fairy gardens at home using eco-friendly materials. Fairy gardens are great for: getting kids in the garden, learning about different plants, and connecting them with nature fine motor skills development - putting in plants, making and placing miniature features engineering -… Continue reading Magical fairy gardens
I still remember making mud pies as a kid and as a teenager I used to go to youth group mud bowls where they would fill a creek with mud and let us all go crazy getting muddy! I love seeing my son now discovering the joy of muddy play, especially with jumping in muddy… Continue reading Marvellous muddy play!
Story stones are props that are used to create or retell stories. They may be used to represent the characters (eg people, animals), settings (eg the beach) and objects (eg food, houses, transport) in the stories. Kids can use story stones to: tell their own stories based on a particular theme, eg going to the… Continue reading Make your own story stones
Rock painting has several benefits for kids. It is a great way to get them outside and doing something active and creative. It provides a wonderful sensory experience with the smooth feel of the rocks and the squishiness of the paints, and the materials you need are cheap and easy to find. In this post… Continue reading Outdoor play with painted rocks