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Colour mixing activity

Colour mixing activity

My little girl is learning all about what colours you need to mix to make different colours at the moment, so I thought I would set up a fun painting activity to help her learn.

This activity for kids is super simple and lots of fun for little ones. I got these lovely flower paint pallets , which are perfect as you can put lots of different colours around the...

Kids teach Children’s Commissioner the right way to play  

Nursery children from Ellon in Aberdeenshire celebrated World Children’s Day with the Children’s Commissioner by teaching him the best ways to play and learn about nature and the environment – all from their woodland yurt.

The Commissioner and his team joined children from Haddo Woodland Kindergarten, a fully outdoors nursery setting, to learn about how they are exploring their human...

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Barbie bath activity

Activity idea for Barbies

My daughter really loves her barbie dolls, so I have been trying to find some activities that we can do with them.

After a few goes in the sand tray, our barbies were obviously pretty dirty so we decided to set up a barbie bath station outside, so my children could give them a good wash.

What do you need for this activity?
  • Barbie dolls
  • ...
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Farmyard themed tuff tray

We have had so much fun with our tuff tray over the holidays and this Farmyard tray was a huge hit. Part of the fun for my children was actually creating the farmyard scene with me.

What is a tuff tray?

A tuff tray is a large heavy duty plastic tray. The tray is generally octagonal shaped with raised sides that are perfect for containing different materials. Tuff trays are perfect...

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COVID’s Lost Generation: 317,000 Children Face Physical and Mental Health Challenges as a Result of Cuts to Grassroots Clubs

New analysis into the impact of COVID-19 on young people has found that 317,000 children in the South West are not currently getting their recommended 60 minutes of exercise per day. This amounts to an incredible 45 percent of all children in the region.

The pandemic has had a significant impact on this number, with fewer children meeting their recommended 60 minutes of daily...

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Dinosaur Ice rescue activity for Kids

If you or your kids are interested in dinosaurs then this easy and fun to make dinosaur activity is just what you (or they) have been looking for!

We have done a few ice rescue activities in our house, where I secretly take some of the children’s toys and freeze them in containers or muffin tins overnight. When they are totally frozen I lay them out on a tuff tray and tell the...

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THE LEGO FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH SOCIAL ENTERPRISE, PLAY INCLUDED™, TO STRENGTHEN & SCALE LEGO® PLAY BASED LEARNING PROGRAMME FOR NEURODIVERGENT CHILDREN

THE LEGO FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH SOCIAL ENTERPRISE, PLAY INCLUDED™, TO STRENGTHEN & SCALE LEGO® PLAY BASED LEARNING PROGRAMME FOR NEURODIVERGENT CHILDREN.

Inspired by stories from autistic children and their parents, the LEGO Foundation joins Play Included™ to reimagine the ‘Brick-by-Brick™’ programme and help uplift children and young people who may benefit from social...