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Teaching Children About Shapes 

How can you teach children about 2D and 3D shapes? I love that there are so many activities you can do with children to help them with this topic. They are really great fun too! Shape Hunt– Kids adore this! Get them looking for shapes all around them, […]

How to Teach Children about Money

Teaching kids about money, coins and notes, can be such a fun topic. It’s also an incredibly important life skill that will help children navigate the big wide world they live in as they get older and more independent.  With more of us grown ups using cards for […]

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 […]

Making a Simple WW2 Spitfire Glider With Twinkl

We are learning all about Aeroplanes this week on The SEN Resources Blog with aeroplane themed toy, book and activity reviews.  One activity we had great fun doing and I would recommend is the ‘Simple WW2 Spitfire Glider Activity Paper Craft‘ by Twinkl.   Perhaps the easiest and fail safe […]

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  […]