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Make a Masking Tape Airport!

Heres a simple and quick activity that provides hours of imaginative play fun! Great on those rainy days! What do you need: Masking Tape (quite a lot!) Pen Something to make your airport buildings (duplo, building blocks, cardboard) Toy planes What do you do? Depending on the size […]

Review: Tiny Town Push and Play books

We’ve fallen a little bit in love with these new Tiny Town Push and Play books by Imagine That Publishers. If you’re after a way of enticing your child to enjoy books, stay engaged in a story and have fun then these books are for you! Kids can […]

Top Phonics Resources 

Are you supporting your child to read at home using Phonics? Or are you a teacher who’s after some more ideas on how to make Phonics engaging? We’ve been searching for the best phonics toys, books and learning resources. These are our current favourites: Phonics Bloom– If you […]

Review: Magformers Sky Track Play Set 

We’ve been trying out the Magformers Sky Track set this week on The SEN Resources Blog and we’ve made our first ever VLOG!!! Please head over to our You Tube Channel and watch it and subscribe to our (brand new) channel! For those that read our blog you’ll […]

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 […]

What are Gross Motor Skills?

Gross motor skills are important skills needed for every day tasks such as standing and walking. What’s the difference between gross and fine motor skills?  Unlike Fine Motor Skill Activitie which require the small muscles in the hands and fingers, Gross Motor skill activities use the larger, core stabilising […]

Review: Tornikotor Starter by Colemoi 

We’re developing fine motor skills and creativity with this unique and fun toy: ‘Tornikotor‘ by Colemoi this week.  The pack contains wheels and soft, colourful, bendy bars that can be manipulated into different shapes and connected together.  What did we like about them? -Unique & Exciting Learning Resource […]

Review: Strictly Briks (204 piece set)

We’ve been constructing and creating with Strictly Briks this weekend.  An affordable (and compatible!) building toy for children.  What did we like about it?  Develops Skills- It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of building blocks in general, and these are a great choice. I love building blocks […]