Tag: messy play

Mark Making 

For those of you that follow us on Twitter or Instagram, you may also have seen the messy fun we had on Friday trying out an array of wonderful equipment from Early Years Resources to help practise mark making.  What is Mark making? It’s simply making marks using […]

Review: Playfoam

My children really enjoy Sensory Play and so we were thrilled to try out Playfoam by Learning Resources. Playfoam is made up of tiny, coloured, squashy foam beads that all stick together. It can be moulded into different shapes…or just squished and squashed for the pure fun of […]

Dinosaur ‘Fossil’ Hunting Sensory Activity 

Here’s a fun, Sensory Activity for children to play that also helps develops Fine motor control and hand strength…and a love of dinosaurs! Dinosaur fossil hunting Sensory Play.. #sensorydinohunt In terms of science…no it’s not very true to life, but for younger children it’s a great introduction to […]

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 […]

Review: Kinetic Sand by Spinmasters 

We have fallen in love with this toy. Kinetic Sand is like some sort of super toy! One minute you’re moulding it like play-dough..then the next you’re sprinkling it like sand! As my toddler says..”It’s Magic” It is genuinely our new favourite toy.  ​ We have the Kinetic […]