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Eight Physical Activities for Energetic Toddlers

Active games for energetic toddlers Toddlers are positively buzzing with energy most of the time! Here are some simple activities to help burn off some of that energy, and also help develop those all-important gross motor skills. Many of these ideas can be done outdoors or indoors – but don’t be afraid to don a…
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June 28, 2018 Tags:, , , , , , , , , ,

Fun and Creative Easter Activities to Try Out!

Talking about the Easter celebration provides a great opportunity to explore different religions and traditions with your child, helping to raise their awareness of and empathy towards others.  It also lets them know that Easter isn’t just about chocolate eggs!    With everything going on in the world right now, it might not be possible…
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March 27, 2018 Tags:, , , , ,

Five Valentine craft activities for children

Share the love with some homemade gifts. Whether your child has a special girl/boyfriend or just wants to let their friend or family member know how much they mean to them, here are some simple craft ideas to try out together this Valentine’s. 1. Heart Animals (Craft idea from Housing a Forest) Simple to make and cute…
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February 6, 2018 Tags:, , ,

Top 4 Skills Children can Gain from Building Dens

  Here are our top 4 things that children can gain from den building: 1. Creativity and problem solving skills Building dens offers an amazing opportunity for children to be imaginative and creative. They can build any kind of den they want – it could be their own little house, where they can invite a friend to…
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June 15, 2017 Tags:, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Entertain your little monsters this Halloween

Halloween is creeeeping up on us, and if your child loves getting into the spooky spirit, this is a great theme to use for arts and crafts, baking, and even experimenting. Here are some hauntingly brilliant play ideas for you to try at home, whether you’re throwing a party or just looking for some activities…
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October 19, 2015 Tags:, ,