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Play Outside! Fun Ideas for Creative and Imaginative Play

As computer screens, tablets and mobile devices continue to infiltrate the lives of younger and younger children, there are health supporters and movements that are reminding parents, educators and caregivers the importance of children going outside to play.   948 more words

Outdoor Painting - Day 17 of 100 Activity Days

So today was one of those days I had to get the kids outside (driving me nuts! Mommy, Mommy, Mommy, WHATTTTT?? Breatheeeee)

I had them play outside but that didn’t last too long. 222 more words

Coloured water play - Day 13 of 100 Activity Days

Today was a hot and humid day and I was at a loss as what to do with the kids, they were inside most of the day doing crafts, colouring and stuff like that. 241 more words

Goopy slime - Day 11 of 100 Activity Days

I’ve seen this before online and wanted to give it a try but I wasn’t very happy about using white glue for the slime part so I found another one that uses only 2 ingredients: cornstarch and water (and food colouring – ok 3 ingredients!!) 151 more words

Toy Car Wash -Day 12 of 100activitydays

So here is another great idea for imaginative play! A toy car wash!!
Such a simple idea but the kids loved the idea of washing their toy cars, trains, etc.  172 more words

Frozen Chalks

As Summer is here we decided to take our craft outside and make frozen chalks. It was great fun to make the ice chalks and on the next hot day we tried them out. 313 more words

Messy Play

Forage for a Gruffalo Picture

A day out at the National Tree Collection inspired this craft. We made this on a Spring walk around the beautiful Old Arboretum and it was amazing how many colours we could find. 171 more words

Outside Play