These fun, free printable egg pattern mats make a great fine motor activity for preschoolers. Use them with loose parts, playdough, collage, or markers to work on fine motor and pre-writing skills. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases, at no extra cost to you. These egg pattern […]
Printable Rainbow Templates plus Five Fun Ways to Use Them.
How many ways can you make a rainbow? These simple printable rainbow templates can be used in lots of different ways, and they are a great way to learn about rainbows and explore colours. This simple printable rainbow activity can be used in lots of different ways to make lots of different rainbows! This is […]
Butterfly Colouring Pages – Free Printable
These free printable butterfly colouring pages and craft templates are a creative drawing and colouring activity that kids of all ages will love and can be used for lot of other crafts and activities too. These butterfly design and colour printables are a great spring or summer activity, and perfect for an insect themed learning […]
The Best Christmas Perler Bead Ideas
These great Christmas Perler bead ideas will keep the kids happily crafting all holiday season! For a long time our tub of fusible beads sat in a cupboard unused and unloved, and then out of the blue one day my kids decided to give them a go and they have been obsessed with these little […]
Make some Crazy Faces with Loose Parts Play!
Kids of all ages will love this fun crazy faces activity. And these printable facial features make setting up this make a face loose parts play so easy! Can I tell you how much I love ‘loose parts’ play? I love it, my kids love, we all really, really, love it! Before I’d heard of […]
Ten Easy Activities to Practice Fine Motor Skills
Fine motor control is all about the movements of the small muscles in the fingers, hands and arms. Hand-eye co-ordination also plays a big role in fine motor control, and together these skills are super important when it comes to things like writing and self help tasks. Long term, fine motor skills are related to […]
Awesome Ideas for Threading Activities.
Give those fine motor skills a work out with some simple threading! All my kids loved to thread stuff when they were little. Sometimes we made necklaces or bracelets, sometimes cool sun-catchers or things to hang, and sometimes just for the challenge and enjoyment of threading all kinds of little bits and pieces onto a […]
Tiny Treasures – Loose Parts Play
When my kids were little they created their own ‘loose parts play’ without even knowing what that fancy term meant. As toddlers they loved to collect and play with lots of random objects. They’d make long lines of cars or animals, they’d fill their pockets with acorns and stones, they’d transport blocks in baskets and […]
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