This cardboard craft toy guitar makes a fun toy to act out being a rock star and is also a great opportunity for some STEM / STEAM learning! What you’ll need: A shallow cardboard box and some card Some strong rubber bands String Grease-proof paper Duct tape or similar Paper PVA glue Glue Gun Scissors […]
Hands-on activities and ideas for kids, including STEM projects, art and crafts, and fun activities for developing motor skills and confidence-building.
Screen-time can be a great way to play and learn when used appropriately. However, offline and screen-free games can provide a fun, stimulating learning experience. Traditional forms of play and enquiry can provide lots of opportunity for collaboration, confidence-building, as well as cognitive and emotional development.
Macaw Parrot – Flapping Mobile
This easy bird craft for kids can be used as a decorative bedroom mobile to brighten up their room. This parrot craft can be used to introduce basic concepts of balance and engineering to children. It’s also a great opportunity to develop fine motor skills and practice some colourful painting! On a piece of card, […]
Play Food Craft Activity: Afternoon Tea
Make a realistic looking afternoon tea out of household sponges, cloths, and a few craft items. The final result makes an excellent play food prop which can then be incorporated into role-play activities. The great thing about this is that it’s relatively easy even for lower ability children to create some realistic results, which really […]
Ice Lolly / Popsicle Craft
We hope you’ll agree that these ice lollies look super cute! This quick and easy popsicle craft is suitable for a range of ages and abilities and helps to improve painting skills and brush technique. Once finished, they also make great props for other educational activities, games and dramatic play. As always, please supervise children […]