Tag Archives: Playing More

Playing More – large roll of paper

I can’t believe its nearly 2 weeks since my last post! I have been either mad busy or sat on the sofa with a poorly girl for most of that time! But before all that T and I were still … Continue reading

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Playing More – taking a prompt

Focussing on play has made me realise how things have slipped a little with T. We all know the way it is – with child number one you have all the time to give. With G we¬†were out and about … Continue reading

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Playing more – sensory play

Today’s Simple Play challenge is to use a sensory bin for play. So we decided to set out one if our favourite sensory activities (more of a tray than a bin!) A Very Hungry Caterpillar sensory tray. In the tray … Continue reading

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Playing More – Earlyarts webinar

As part of my Playing More focus I took part in the Earlyarts Webinar, Clay, colour and creating through play. Early years artist Ammie Flexen discussed her work and the processes she uses when working with young children and then … Continue reading

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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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Playing More – Nature Walk

As part of my Playing More start to the year I am trying to follow the Nurture Store’s Simple Play Challenge. First realisation – you cant work part time and complete all the challenges so I’m pacing myself! Last week … Continue reading

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Playing More – small world play

Over on Nurture Store they are beginning the year with a Simple Play::Complex Learning series. A month of play based learning activities going back to basics and putting play at the heart of childhood. They are sharing prompts ideas and … Continue reading

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