Tag: children

How to Make a Pretend Cardboard Shield

Looking for an easy, unique craft activity with the kids? We’re learning all about Castles, Dragons and Fairies at the moment so decided to make our own Cardboard Shields.  What do you need?  Cardboard Scissors String  Paints Sequins/wood pieces/gemstones etc to decorate  Glue  How do you make a […]

Review: Super Hero Costumes by TTS Group 

We’ve had hours and hours of wonderful, imaginative play this week using these super hero costumes by TTS Group as part of our Superhero Week on The SEN Resources Blog. In our pack were three different coloured costumes designed to fit young children (although I can confirm they […]

Why Children Need to Make Mistakes

One of the hardest things about being a parent, is letting your child make their own mistakes. It can seem counterintuitive to allow them to make a mistake- after all, we are hard wired to protect our offspring and keep them safe and happy. However, taking a step […]

Review: Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester

As part of our focus on Construction Imaginative Play on our blog this week, we visited Legoland Discovery Centre in Manchester. What did we like about it?  Inspiring Creations- we were in absolute awe of the amazing Lego builds on display. Truly inspiring and encouraged us to make […]

Indoor Activities for Active Kids 

With the cold and wet weather I’ve been on a mission to find indoor ways to keep my kids active, develop their gross motor skills and let’s face it..preserve my sanity by letting them burn off energy before bed. Don’t get me wrong I love going for walks […]

The Secret Benefits of Colouring

Colouring is one of those wonderful, classic children’s activities that is adored by many. But there’s a lot more going on than just getting colour on paper- whilst colouring, children are ‘secretly’ (shh! Don’t tell them!) learning and developing a whole array of skills. Perhaps the most talked […]