Drawings in the snow
Use the snow as canvas and give the kids some sticks to draw or write on it.
Playing with plastic cups
Use plastic cups to build castles and towers. This will help with fine motor skills, precision and basic notions of architecture. When finished with that ideea find a pin pong ball and play where is the ball. Just shuffle the ball between cups then ask them to guess where the ball is. As my little […]
Play idea – at the beach
This was entirely Sophie’s ideea. She misses her granny and wanted to pretend she is at hers and they go to the beach. Giving the lockdown and middle of winter we went full on as this is the closest she gets. Take out all your beach gear and have fun. Don’t forget your sun cream!
Go outside and make a mud mountain. In the middle put an used can and put half a tub of baking soda and some colour powder/pigment. When ready pour some vinegar in and watch it erupt.
Frozen water balloons
Had to take a break from screens as I was experiencing some vertigo. Much better now so here is an experiment to try when is very cold outside. Fill balloons with water and food colouring and leave them to freeze. Peel off the balloon when frozen and have fun.
Well one is made of ginger bread the other is from bread sticks dipped in chocolate. These are great to make but they can take a lot of time if made from scratch. The reward however is much greater when you do it from yourself.
Foam sheet cards
Get the kids to make some cards using A4 foam sheets, stickers, glue and other crafts materials. Have fun.
Sequin Christmas decorations
Make some sparkly tree decorations with your little ones with cardboard, good quality glue and sequins.