shape sorting activities for early years

6 Shape Sorting Activities for Early Years

Shapes and colours are two attributes children use to observe and categorise the diverse world around them. Learning to discern shapes not only helps them identify and organise visual information but also improves their skills in other curriculum areas such … Continue Reading

Literacy activities for preschoolers

5 Literacy Activities for Pre-Schoolers

To capture the attention of the fidgety pre-schoolers; to lead them gently by their hand to the world of letters and make them take delight in the journey is no mean task. If you feel you could do with some … Continue Reading

Geocaching summer activity ideas for kids

Get the Kids Outdoors with Geocaching

For the little Jakes and Fancy Nancy Clancys who are tired of the same old paddling pools and pebble painting, here is treasure-hunt in a modern avatar. Fun, free and family-friendly, geocaching is perfect for getting the kids outdoors and … Continue Reading

Summer Craft Ideas for Out of School Clubs

Summer Craft Ideas for Out of School Clubs

Ideas never seem enough when you are tasked with keeping the creative young minds engaged all summer. To make your task a tad easier, here’s a roundup of some cute craft ideas to try out with your bunch at out … Continue Reading

STEM Activities for Out of School Time

5 Fun STEM  Activities for After School Clubs

With technology-addiction gnawing away on attention-spans, it can be a challenge to come up with activity ideas that are exciting enough to capture the children’s fleeting attention. Including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) activities in your after-school activity line-up … Continue Reading

Art projects for out of school time

Creative Art Projects for Out-of-School Time

Scraping your well of inspiration for activity ideas? Here is a roundup of some inspiring art projects to kindle your imagination and add a sprinkling of excitement to your out-of-school time art projects. 1. Tribal Mask-Making Handmakery takes good ol’ … Continue Reading

Fun Preschool Maths Activities for Preschoolers

7 Fun Maths Activities for Preschoolers

We have some fun preschool maths activities in our activity round-up this week.   1.Ishful Maths   Before you start wondering about the ‘w’, no, a typo it’s not! It is indeed ‘ishful’ maths, and an interesting new take on … Continue Reading

Circle time activity ideas for preschoolers

8 Circle Time  Activity Ideas for Preschoolers

When you have a group of chirpy preschoolers with attention spans averaging 10-15 minutes (20 at best!), you won’t have a choice but to arm yourself with a massive stock of activity ideas. To make your activity-hunt a wee bit … Continue Reading

benefits of sensory play : messy sensory play

Is Sensory Play Really Worth the Mess?

Sensory play can get quite messy. Wrestling nasty stains. Shampooing off sticky bits of goo from their tangled locks. Removing mysterious pieces of debris from the washing machine. There is no escaping the mound of cleaning and stain-removing that sensory … Continue Reading

Snow day activities - frozen bubble

Activities for a Snowy Day

Before the pristine white layers of fluffy goodness turn into the not-so-magical mounds of slushy grey mess, here’s a round-up of some exciting snow day activities you should try out with your preschoolers. Frozen Bubbles If the grounds outside are … Continue Reading