Tag: craft

Sensory Paint Bags

We loved our wonderful guest post from Undercover Mumsy  a couple of weeks ago so much (read it here) that we’ve got another ‘painting in a zip lock bag’ activity to show you: What do you need? Paints (we used ArtWorks Poster Paints from The Works) Zip lock […]

Sensory Art & Craft Activities 

Art and Craft can provide wonderful Sensory experiences for all children, in particular for those with Special Educational Needs. Here are 3 of our favourite Sensory Art and Craft activities for children, please click on the links/photos to find out more: Sun Catcher Sensory Paint Bags Touch and […]

Imaginative Play Idea: Castles

We love imaginative play (click here for our post on the benefits and more ideas) Castles are so easy to make out of a box and hours of fun!  Develops: Language and communication skills- ‘acting out’ scenarios with toys in the castle  Fine motor skills- drawing moats, grass and […]

Fine Motor skill activity- Potato Printing

Why are Fine Motor Activities important?  Fine motor activities are those that develop and strengthen the small muscles in your child’s fingers, thumb and hand. They are therefore imperative for learning to write, eat with a knife and fork, do zips/buttons on clothes and learnt to do shoe […]

How to Make a Dinosaur Egg 

Exciting and fun rainy-day activity to engage children…can even tempt those who say they ‘don’t enjoy crafts’! What will you need? PVA glue + water to make paper mache mix. Strips of newspaper/paper Paintbrush String (to hang it) Balloon Scissors Paint (optional) Adult supervision and help Develops: hand […]