Dinosaur pictures and other shape creations from Rachel (",)
hair gel, food coloring, glitter - my kids LOVE these! Make sure you put tape or something over the zipper side of the bag! We had problems with leaking after they were played with for a while. :)
Use feathers to develop writing skills, click through to find out how this can be adapted for children from toddler through to elementary working on different skills and knowledge
Create your own 2D shapes game
MINIBEAST SPOTTING FORM: Great printable sheet with a good selection of common minibeasts for a little hunt. From Sparklebox.
Learning Shapes With Toy Cars. Create your own shaped road tracks using black sandpaper. Teach your toddler or preschooler their shapes with a triangle, square, circle, rectangle, pentagon and octagon road track.
Mark making with water and cotton buds on chalkboards... from Rachel (",)
We need to re-think the way we look at playtime. It's not frivolous. It's essential. It is adventure; it is freedom.
let your child have fun with a rainbow writing salt tray.. via @cathyjames
Pushes, pulls and The enormous turnip