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Creative play

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With the mass closure of schools indefinately, I share some advice and activity ideas to help you thrive, rather than just survive, in this difficult time.

With the mass closure of schools indefinately, I share some advice and activity ideas to help you thrive, rather than just survive, in this difficult time.

Simple box with ribbons that lengthen and shorten as pulled is this DIY tugging box for fine motor development. Never-ending fun for young children.

Simple box with ribbons that lengthen and shorten as pulled is this DIY tugging box for fine motor development. Never-ending fun for young children.

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15 Back Yard Play Spaces | There’s everything from secret-hideaways, upcycled sandboxes, DIY music stations, and pallet projects! Great fun for kids!

I LOVE all of the amazing play spaces that I’ve seen on Pinterest. We bought our house 3 years ago and our yard is still lacking in the fun department. Sure we have a water table and a few outdoor toys, but nothing compares to some of these creative play spaces I’m sharing with you...Read More »

8 open-ended play ideas your kids will love! Let your kids get creative with these process-oriented art, craft, sensory, and pretend play activities from the Weekly Kids' Co-op! || Gift of Curiosity

Let your kids get creative with these process-oriented art, craft, sensory, and pretend play activities from the Weekly Kids' Co-op!

Setting up small world play for kids

"Small world play is acting out scenarios (scenes from real life, stories and/or imagination) in a miniature play scene, created with small figures and objects. Anything from your own home or garden will do, there is no limitation to your creativity which is why it’s a truly inexhaustible subject!" (Little Worlds Big Adventures) There are many ways…

Playdough mats are perfect for guided play for toddlers and preschoolers and will encourage them to play longer. These playdough mats help them be more creative while they play, learn, and work on fine motor skills. We have five activity mats that can be downloaded for free at www.theAlohaHut.com. Laminate and add them to your playdough activity bin so they can be used again and again. #playdoughmats #playdoh #creativeplay #freeprintablesforkids

Playdough is the ultimate art and craft toy for kids. We have created 5 FREE PRINTABLE playdough mats for parents to add to the playdough bucket.

Work on fine motor skills and problem-solving with a craft stick bridge building activity for preschoolers! This creative play activity idea is super simple to set up again and again.

Work on fine motor skills and problem-solving with a craft stick bridge building activity for preschoolers! This creative play activity idea is super simple to set up again and again.

Easy Kids Activities Using a Cardboard Box to Keep Them Busy for Hours: Cardboard Shadow Puppet Theater

Have you been hearing that most awful of noises lately? You know, the whines of 'Mommm, I'm borrred...' It's truly ear-splitting, even when it's quiet. After all, your kids have already watched every Disney movie you own, and unfortunately, you didn't think ahead and stock a closet with activities for a months-long pandemic. Their play rooms, full of the newest and coolest toys, are suddenly unappealing, and you're having visions of them as teenagers tearing everything out of their…

Loose Parts Play - what is it, why is it cool, and what do you need to do it?

What is loose parts play? It's easy and loads of fun! Find a huge list of loose parts to collect and what to do with them.