“Are there penguins in the Arctic?” “Do polar bears eat penguins?” “Is Antarctica a polar habitat?” I wasn’t sure where my son’s sudden interest in polar habitats had come from, and I wasn’t sure about my answers to all of his questions either! But with a bit of help from google and some lovely library […]
Forest Gnomes – Free printable forest set
In the middle of a deep, dark, forest full of tall fir trees, is a hidden clearing. If you happen to come across this clearing, and if you are quiet and still, you might be lucky enough to see who lives there. You might be lucky enough to meet some forest gnomes! Put together your […]
A House for a Tiger – Imaginative Play
You can go all out setting up an amazing small world play scene, or you can keep it simple and whip up an easy imaginative play activity in a few minutes. For this big cat invitation to play, we went with simple. Imaginative play can be a great sanity saver. You can set up a […]
Printable Roads for Awesome Imaginative Play.
These free printable roads are a super fun addition to your kids car play. What is about cars that kids love? All of my kids loved playing with cars when they were little, and even now they are getting bigger they still love getting the cars and blocks out and building a city. And the […]
Play Plates – quick and easy imaginative play.
Imaginative play is so much fun, and it can engage kids for long periods of time which makes it awesome for parents too! But sometimes you just don’t have the time or the energy to set up a big, elaborate, imaginative play scene. You just need something quick, easy, and portable. These fun ‘play plates‘ […]
Frog Pond Small World – Easy Imaginative play
When the rain has stopped and the evening is quiet, we can hear a frog chorus as we lay in bed. It sounds like every puddle is filled with frogs singing to each other. We try to count how many different songs we can hear, but we give up after three as they all just […]
Make A River!
“The sandpit is boring!” My six year old did have a point. Our sandpit had been neglected for a while and even though I’d pulled all the weeds out and dug over the sand, it still wasn’t very enticing. I suggested a few ideas… “Let’s bring out some animals? Find some old containers and spoons? […]
How to Make a Dinosaur Garden
If your kids love the Disney•Pixar move The Good Dinosaur, they’ll love this fun dinosaur garden craft and activity. The free printable 3D dinosaurs are the perfect prehistoric creatures to roam your dinosaur garden which can be used over and over for lots of different imaginative play. This post was sponsored by Disney•Pixar’s The Good […]
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