Tag: early years

Masking Tape Airport

As part of our Aeroplane Theme on The SEN Resources Blog we’ve made a toy airport out of masking tape and duplo. Simple and quick activity that provides hours of imaginative play fun!  What do you need: Masking Tape (quite a lot!) Pen Something to make your airport […]

Top Ten Children’s Books About Aeroplanes

Here’s our Top Ten books for young children all about Aeroplanes! If you’re looking for children’s books on another topic- have a look what else we’ve covered here. 1. Rosie Revere, Engineer  This is the second time that we’ve featured this book in one of our ‘Top Ten’ lists […]

Top Ten Books about MiniBeasts

Got little ones that love insects? Or covering the topic in your preschool/school? We’ve done the hard work for you and found our favourite books about insects for young children. There’s a lovely mix of fiction and non-fiction allowing children to learn about insects through stories and facts. […]

Kids Craft Activity- Playdough MiniBeasts!

We’ve been creating MiniBeasts today with playdough and various collage materials (see our post on the benefits of collages here).  This activity is fantastic for fine motor skills, creativity, imaginative skills and also learning about insects. It’s also easy and great for a range of ages and abilities. […]

Make your own Minibeasts Craft for Kids 

We’ve been making our own Minibeasts this week, with this very easy, quick and fun craft activity.  What do you need?  Stones Paints Paintbrush Pipe cleaners Glue/tape  Googly eyes Scissors How do you make them?  1. Paint the stones. 2. Leave to dry then add the googly eyes  […]

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 […]