Tag Archives: Make It!

Playing More – Play Dough

Fridays challenge on the Nurture Store’s Simple Play was play dough. So before T had her afternoon sleep we made and played with play dough. I’ve shared my quick recipe before but here it is again. Mix together 2 cups … Continue reading

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Feeding the birds

As this awful weather looks set to continue we decided to make some food treats for the birds. We first made these simple birdfeeders with a local park ranger when the boys were tiny. And we’ve made them a few … Continue reading

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Kings and a chaos week

Everything has been mad busy this week. Lots on at school, parties, Toast stuff, residential at work. Chaos! I’ll catch up on everything later but for now here’s a great idea. Last year we made a Snowman, Santa and Reindeer … Continue reading

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Advent Activity Calendar day 3

Day 3: Tonight make some reindeer food ready for Santa’s reindeer. We love making reindeer food. Oats for the reindeer to eat and lots of sparkle to guide them to our house. Tonight we made our stock for this year. … Continue reading

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Get Ready!

Over the next few weeks I’ll pop in now and again with quick posts on resources etc for Christmas and Advent. To start here are some great candles from Ikea (£5). Perfect for creating your own advent ring.

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Cotton Bud Painting

I’m sure loads of you have done this – painting with cotton buds. But its new to me. Today T made autumn leaf picture using a cotton bud to paint. She loved it, as did all the other children. So … Continue reading

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Messy Play idea

Great Messy Play at Dingle Lane Children’s Centre yesterday. They taped huge sheets of white paper to the floor and placed on top paper plates filled with paint and glue, scattered glitter in swirls on the floor, sprinkled coloured sand, … Continue reading

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