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Little creatures puzzles allow kids to invent completely original animals from their imaginations. 🐌🐝🐞🦋🐛 #littlecreatures #puzzles #BananaPanda #brightideas #curiousminds #childhoodunplugged #playmatters #playtime #earlyyears #playideas #childhood #goplay #creativeplay #creativekids Did we mentioned already? : we have #TOTY2019 nomination! Yes we probably mentioned 😉

💦🎈Tuff Tray Party 🎈💦 . Water, plastic balls and straws = time for a coffee ☕️ Anything with water, balls or straws is a hit with Mia so why not combine all three! Perfect for cooling down on a hot day like today too ☀️💦

Concentration is a part of life. It is not the consequence of a method of education. ~Maria Montessori

N is for Noodle. A simple activity of pasta threading with raw spaghetti and pennes, popular among babies and toddlers. I’ve recalled a few accounts doing the same activity but can’t seem to find them anymore. . . . . . #littlemissplayschool #learningthroughplay #playideas #playmatters #letthembelittle #letkidsbekids #montessori #montessoriinspired #montessoriathome #montessoritoddler #montessorikids #reggio #reggioinspired #instagramteachers #toddleractivities #earlychildhoodeducation #autismawareness #autism #asd #asdmom #preschool #homeschool #homeschoolingmom #teachersofinstagram #invitationtoplay #toddler

Our lego morning! . . We have spent a couple hours playing with lego, It really is just one of those toys that never gets old isnt it! We have a booklet and some lego amongst this from 1975!! Such a timeless classic. . These were my creations which Im actually quite proud of myself for haha 🤣 In other news, the boiler and plumbing situation should hopefully be completed today 🤞 . . 🔷️🔸️🔷️🔸️🔷️🔸️🔷️🔸️🔷️🔸️🔷️

My childhood was spent in the woods, hunting elves or fairies or smurfs. I explored the woods for hours, making twig fairy houses and watching snails, chipmunks, and squirrels. Those childhood memories inspire my Playscapes today. Happy Thursday! We woke up to freezing rain this morning. 😬Dear Mr. Winter, can you please wait until after Thanksgiving to make yourself known???

The Art Walk It’s #physicalplaythursday again! We raided M’s art drawer to revive some old artworks and gave them a new lease of life as stepping stones 😃. It’s our first #everydayplayhacks idea for a while and it worked a treat. Great for #grossmotorskills and balance, but mostly just a whole lot of fun having to keep our feet off the floor. We all tried it, even baby E (with help from me and M).

Tt for TRUCKS........🚜 Today in our #tuffspot tray we created a space full with coffee beans, wooden letters, trucks and magnify glasses. This allowed children to further develop their letter recognition in a fun play based learning experience all children showing great interest in the truck theme, with the magnify glasses children were also able to get a closer look and explore deeply in the coffee beans finding letters . Such a great inviting experiences 🔎🔎🔎

VEGETABLE SYLLABLE SORTING For this activity we used a variety of pretend and real vegetables--a great use of the vegetable stand pretend play materials I mentioned earlier this week--to discuss their features and names (a helpful way to work on vocabulary). Next, we introduced the free printable printed out vegetable cards as they include a wider variety of veggies. hen it was time to introduce syllable segmentation. Syllable segmentation is an early literacy skill that builds onto the foundation of reading. When early readers learn to segment parts of a word, they are improving their phonological awareness of the spoken and written word. We began by segmenting our names as they are familiar. I demonstrated how to tap, clap, snap, or place your hand beneath your chin to count how many times it drops down. This by far was the favorite method! Once the kids were able to accurately segment a few common words, we moved right along to sorting the vegetable cards. We placed the numbered shopping baskets at the top of our work space and made a stack of the vegetable cards to segment. As each vegetable was named and segmented, the picture card was placed underneath the appropriate number card. Click the profile link to get your copy of this free printable vegetable sorting activity.

Lilly bunny ❤️ by @jellycat_official . Available www.kekstor.com

Playing with trains in the sunshine is always a good way to start your day☀️🚞🚂 #playroom #kidsroom #playmatters #mornins #kidsplay #sunshine

Love, love, LOVE this sensory matching puzzle. I knew Hux would love it, and as soon as I opened it, he cried for it as I sat down with it. Each piece has a different surface to feel, scratch, touch & match. To say he enjoyed it would be an understatement! @cleverstuff #sensoryplay #13monthsold #1yearold #learningstartsathome #finemotorskills #sensorygame #playmatters #letthemplay #exploringsenses #mumlife #brisbanemums #educationaltoys #playislearning #thisiswhyweplay #cleverstuff #playfullittlelearners #invitationtoplay #motherhoodunplugged #motherhoodthroughig #sensoryplayideas

Dot tracing with #ikeamala markers. The benefit in using these markers is that you need to hold it real straight when you stamp or the picture will not show entirely. The little one tried to redo whenever his heart, flower and footprint shapes didn’t come out right. #dgredridinghoodtheme Printables from 3dinosaurs [dot] com

📷 @mightybarnski “Great #PlayingOut as always on our street. Children and communities reclaiming the streets for a few hours.” Connect Four - go giant size or go home! Thanks for Sharing and tagging Playing Out Barney. Great to see play sessions happening into November, proving children don’t need sunshine to have a good time. #playingout #stokenewington #playingoutcommunities #playmatters #playoutside #playout #reclaimthestreets #thehappynow #activekids #thisismycommunity #childhoodunplugged  #documentyourdays  #simplychildren   #thingsiwanttoremember #mytinymoments  #everydaymoments #candidchildhood  #letthekids #wildandfreechildren #kindlecuriosity   #daysofsmallthings   #reclaimthehappy

☃️ Do you know why a snowman has special body parts? In many countries where ❄️ snow falls, there is a folk tradition of building snowmen. . . Common objects that can be found outdoors are used for their body parts, 🌲 branches and twigs for their arms, pieces of coal for their eyes, a 🥕 carrot or acorn for a nose, and sometimes a 🎩 hat and 🧣 scarf from daddys wardrobe to help him withstand the cold winter winds. . . 👉🏼 Just some fun trivia for you! Our best-selling Build-A-Snowman Kit is now bigger and better! Launching tomorrow, 16 Nov! #tyschristmascollection2018

Mess free foam play 💫 Luca LOVED these sensory bags. For this activity I filled ziplock bags with shaving cream, turmeric and cocoa (to add some colour). This simple activity encouraged reaching, grabbing, smelling and texture exploration. I think that gorgeous face says how much he enjoyed it! #foamplay #messyplay #play #playquote #earlylearning #playislearning #earlychildhood #invitationtoplay #childhoodunplugged #babyplay #baby #littleone #playmatters #learningthroughplay #playathome #stayathomemum #playathomemummy #playathomemom #motherhoodunplugged #letthembelittle #letthemplay #earlychildhood #blogger #mummyblogger #love

15.11.18. The girls have been missing the bush so we decided to make it. We went for a nature walk and collected sticks, leaves and rocks. Using our homemade chocolate playdoh as soil we added all the things we love and miss about outback NSW. Evie told me hers had the sandy creek she loves to play in. Where our camper is set up. Some specific trees and much more, the detail she went into was amazing. We used our Nins from @honeybeetoys to play Poppy, Gran and Daddy and of course we needed kangaroos. - - - - - #sensoryplay #playdough #play #playallday #playideas #playmatters #preschoolteacher #kindergartenteacher #learnathome #learningthroughplay #playingislearning #earlyyears #earlychildhoodeducation #childhoodunplugged #earlylearning101 #montessori #reggioemilia #homeschool #familydaycare #childcare #eylf #toddlerfun #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers #invitationtoplay #handmade #slowliving #unschooling #waldorfinspired #waldorf

Cardboard St. Its Buildings week with @get.creative.with, so we started decorating for the holidays by digging in the recycling bin. The kids and I designed together, I cut out windows with the #cardboard saw (love it love it love it), and then we all went #paintstick crazy. We placed some candles inside - some real, some flameless - to make them homey. Now, we need to fetch the Christmas lights from storage! 💡💡💡 P.s. Rapunzel celebrates all of the holidays, and Mary and Joseph moved into a nice single family home. #earlylearning #cardboardschoolhouse #multiageclassroom #invitationtocreate #steamactivities #kidsactivities #preschoolactivities #toddleractivities #preschoolathome #learningthroughplay #playmatters #getcreativewith #cardboardboxcreative #artfromtherecyclingbin #kwikstixpaints

Testing out some Gluten Free Playdough. Added bonus, it’s Naturally pure white and perfect for making snowmen ⛄️ . . . #playdough #sophieandmila #sensoryplay #creativeplay #pretendplay #playmatters #imaginativeplay #colombokids #colomboshopping #sophiasplayroom #finemotorskills #storytelling #literacy #lka #srilanka #glutenfree

Ive set up a block station in the playroom this week. Blocks are such an essential open ended play resource, we get so much use out of them in our home. Along with our @arkandluna blocks I have put some small loose parts, our trees from @invitationtoplay and some recycled materials like these cardboard rolls. Placing things together like this always seems to spark some imagination magic ✨ .

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/ TAKE OFF / And just like that, we’re off! Our first deliveries are going out in today’s post so a pretty big day here at Gather & Co! Thank you to everyone who has already ordered and to everyone for their support so far! xx #babygifts #babyshower #playmat #babyplaymat #luxuryplaymat #perfectforchristmas #newborn #babymusthaves #playmatters #howtheyhome #nurserydecor #interiorboom #petitejoys #familyinteriors #livethelittlethings #luxurydetails #babyplay #waterproofplaymat #britishstyle #madeinbritain #countrystyle #lovetheoutdoors #onthego #outdoorbaby #outdoors #onthegoparents #babyplaytime #milestones #momentslikethese #firstdeliveries

ZIG ZAG THREADING || we call this activity zig zag threading ❤ To start, we cut strips of coloured paper, folded them into these concertina shapes and used a hole punch to cut a hole through. We then threaded a plastic straw through the holes. This activity is great for developing fine motor skills and hand eye coordination, and as we colour matched the straws to the paper its a fun colour recognition game too! As you can remove the straws from the paper and play the game over and over, its a great busy bag activity too! #CINTA_finemotor

MUDDY FARM ANIMAL WASH 🐄🐖🐓 I have been meaning to do this for such a long time after seeing so many others enjoying it. It was really hot today so water play was a must. My youngest doesnt like touching icky stuff so I wasnt sure how this would go. Ive been trying different sensory experiences for her for a long time with only the occasional success. She wasnt keen on this one at first either but was really desperate to get those animals in the water. It took a while but eventually she did it and by the end she was coating her arms in it 😆 Our mud is made from flour, cocoa and water so its completely taste safe and smelled pretty good too. Ill pop a recipe in my story highlights but you could probably just throw the ingredients in until you get the consistency you want. The animals are from the CollectA Farm Animals Tube and the trays are from ikea. #sensoryplay #messyplay #learningthroughplay #learnathome #invitationtoplay #playathome #funlearningathome #playmatters #playislearning #playbasedlearning #preschool #preschoolathome #toddleractivities #kidsactivities #toddlerplay #preschoolplay #preschoolathome #handsonlearning #handsonactivities #earlylearning #earlychildhood #kindergartenactivities #makinglearningfun #play #playideas #minizoocomp1118 #perthplaycommunity #littleplayideas

I was scrolling through my feed earlier today and realised that I used to set up small world play a lot more than what I do now. We did this one quite a few months back and my eldest loved it. Im going to get my thinking cap on and share a few ideas over the next week or two. Whats your favourite go to material for creating small worlds? . . . . . #tagfromtheheart #smallworld #smallworldplay #sensoryexperiences #sensoryplaytolearn #messyplay #messysensoryplay #smallworldplayidea #minatureplay #natureactivity #safari #childcareadventures #playathomemummy #imaginationplay #playbase #playbased #playmatters #wonderandawe

Definitely one of Marlow’s favourite tubs. Who knew rolling balls through blobs of paint could provide so much joy?! 🤷🏻‍♀️ I have about 400 of these splattered masterpieces in various colours if anyone wants one... 🙊

blue flamingo onesie // we’ve just added this cute little flamingo onesie to our SALE section limited sizes left! thank you for sharing 📷 @mowgliandthebear_

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Set siege in this beautiful #Drewart castle. The perfect place to defend and rule your kingdom. Made from solid Alder wood and finished with natural oils. #learningthroughplay #playunplugged #playmatters #imaginativeplay #storysack #smallworld #woodentoys #woodencastle #toycastle #playroom #holztiger #woodnotplastic #ecotoys #heirloomtoys

Everybodys Welcome : Literacy Extension The preschoolers at @theinccoworking and I have been reading and re-reading this book as weve been studying homes and habitats this month. Everybodys Welcome, written by Patricia Hegarty and gorgeously illustrated by Greg Abbott tells the story of a little mouse who dreams of building a great big house where he and all of his friends can live together, safely and happily. He meets animals of different sizes and from different habitats who, for one reason or another, are displaced from their homes. He welcomes each new friend and neighbor to join him in building their new home, as each one has different strengths and talents. This story speaks on so many levels of kindness, openness, bravery, generosity, and teamwork (with classmates, neighbors, immigrants, refugees - so many parallels). Weve been extending this story by using a simple chalk drawing of a house to check in each day and welcome one another to school. Weve also worked together to build a huge house with blocks where everyone has a spot to rest and play. Definitely worth a read! #earlylearning #cardboardschoolhouse #multiageclassroom #literacy #literacyextension #bookishplay #grossmotor #steamactivities #kidsactivities #preschoolactivities #toddleractivities #playmatters #learningthroughplay #dramaticplay #storytelling #kindnesscurriculum #theinccommunity #everybodyswelcome #getcreativewith @get.creative.with

Playdough and loose parts. Little Mr is still in the early stages of learning about play so when I bring out something new we sit together and I show him some possibilities. A few days ago I showed him that you could hook a ring over a pole (it was an IKEA dish rack) and in previous playdough opportunities we have stuck lots of different things into it. Today I put the natural loose parts basket next to the playdough. We started by squishing and poking and then he got one of the sticks and pushed it into the playdough. And then some gumnuts into a different piece, followed by another stick, some peg people and a ring. And voilá, a playdough sculpture! Another stick was added to the first piece and rings hooked over them, then people were added and hid inside the rings...it was truly wonderful watching him create, learn and play all at once. . . . #sensoryplay #toddleractivities #learningthroughplay #sensorylearning #toddlerfun #letthembelittle #homelearning #toddlerlearning #playathome #playmatters #letthemplay #childhoodunplugged #busytoddler #invitationtoplay #playdough #natureplay #invitationtocreate #playideas #playislearning #looseparts #loosepartsplay #imagination #imaginativeplay

We have been looking at repeating patterns in nature. We found some breathtaking images of patterns found on shells, plants, snakes, animals etc. Adam then made his own repeating patterns using different animal prints. #repeatingpatterns #patternsinnature #animalprint #mathsisfun #mathsforkids #earlychildhoodeducation #earlyeducation #earlylearning #eyfs #keystage #primaryeducatio #homeschoolkid #homeschooling #handsonlearning #learningisfun #learningideas #learningthroughplay #playmatters #sahm #stayathomemom #homeschoolingmom #makinglearningfun

Best selling product this week by far- looks like there may be Kewpie Dolls in lots of stocking fillers this year. If you want one, hop online to check out the full range before their gone. #madeinjapan #awholelotoflove #giftstoplaylearnlove

🌈 Posting My girl is almost 1 year old now and I’ve noticed recently she’s really loving filling baskets/boxes. This breadstick tube and Grimm’s wooden balls have kept her so busy this morning! . . . #baby #babyplay #babyplayideas #babyactivity #11monthsold #1yearold #babyfun #busybaby #mamalife #lifewithkids #earlylearning #earlyyears #play #playmatters #invitationtoplay #dinnerprepdistractions #woodentoys #grimmswoodentoys #grimmswoodenballs

❤️ ️  Grimms rainbow AND  semi circles are back in stock.  Add a ball and you have a fun colourful  ball run. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We have a very limited number of the large rainbow - and Im really not sure if we will get more before Christmas. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I also love the Pastel and the natural wood rainbows, and I personally I have had the medium rainbow for photo shoots and fun.  So I dont think the large rainbow is the ONLY option....but its the one that everyone is loving. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So if you want it get in fast,  if you want to be a bit different get the Sunset or the other colours. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fun and games by @abaysidecottage ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ www.lucaslovescars.com.au ❤️🌈 ️

Drying in the breeze ~ crushed mulberry on the softest pale pink pure silk. 🌸🌼🌸

This child of mine is a wholly morning person. He is at his best waking up early to a table of few toys that get him going. He can spend up to half hour with these. I had these blocks, the peg dolls and a tractor truck set out for him. There was stacking, assigning a peg doll to a rock and finally crashing them all with his tractor 😀 Im usually stuck in the kitchen during this time but today I got to see him play 😍 As soon as I saw this picture it occurred to me that Ive gone all @priberry911 on my shot today, I dont get the morning light too often. Thank you for your beautiful pictures Priyanka, I love how you do it ❤️ P.S Im not comparing the quality of photo or editing only lighting when I say this pic reminds me of her grid 😆 . . #artventuretales #momlife #momsofinstagram #momsofig #dailyparenting #motherhood #earlychildhood #learnthroughplay #babyplayideas #babyactivities #earlychildhood #playbasedlearning #playathome #funathome #artwithkids #artventuretales #toddleractivities #earlylearning101 #letthemplay #playmatters #learningisfun #funwithlearning #indianmomblogger #indianmoms #mumbaimoms

His happy place..... Some days are a breeze, some days everything is easy and things just happen as they should. Other days like today, its chaos, big emotions are being felt and everything just seems especially hard. These days are the days I make sure we get out of the house. These are the days, we spend our day at the park soaking up as much fresh air and sunshine as we possibly endure in the hope that the emotions from the morning become distant memories sweeped away with the warm summer breeze. Fly out week is never easy for Mr 3.8, but we know on THOSE days the park is our happy place. - - - - #fifofamilies #fifolife #fifowives #playmatters #playbasedlearning #naturallearner #letthembelittle #imaginativeplay #openendedplay #montessorikids #reggiokids #magicofchildhood #childhoodunplugged #childleadplay #reggioemilia #outsideplay #playislearning #grossmotorskills #invitationtoplay #invitationtoexplore #parklife #missingdaddy #happyplace #exploring #sensoryplay

When it’s sad but true 😅

At 13 days old my youngest is already showing great interest in the world around him. 👀☉ We are all born with a natural sense of curosity. 👶🤔 Play is the most effective way for young children to explore their curiosities. It allows them to grow in their knowledge and understanding of this world. 🖌🌏 #ourdailyplay #earlylearning #playislearning #playmatters #thisiswhyweplay

미래 로봇 말하는 음료수 자판기 괜찬은박스가 생겨서뭐만들고싶은지 물어보니 로보트 라고해서 자판기만들까?하니 하늘 찬성 얼굴구멍뚫고 동전 지페 넣고 잔도 나오고 음료나오는 곳 만드고 하늘이가 할수있다고 하는 만큼만 하라고 하고 마무리는 엄마가 짠~ 너무 좋아하는 하늘 하루 #엄마표놀이_업사이클링🌿 #playbasedlearning #playbasedlearning🇰🇷 #엄마표미술놀이 #감성자극놀이 #kidsart #playmatters #育児 #子育て #成長記録 #あそび #아들 #아들스타그램💕 #재활용장난감 #자판기 #遊び #自販機 #赤ちゃん #baby

TOOL MATCH || 🔨 We bought this tool set from @ikea years ago and I have to say with all the banging and throwing that my little ones do this set is still going! . . This invitation is one that is so simple and requires only two resources! Just perfect for those crazy afternoons for when you need 10mins to yourself...to either enjoy that cuppa that keeps going cold, or to just sit down and give your back a break! 😂 . . We did this a while ago using our fantastic @kmartaus play tray, some homemade play dough and tools. I first squished each tool into the dough to make an imprint then got Oli to solve the problem of where all the tools belong? . . So many learning skills involved such as; Problem solving. Shape recognition Vocabulary Numbers. Textures . . . . . . . . . . . . . #sensoryplay #playmatters #busytoddler #playlearncreate #toddlercrafts #finemotor #playlearngrow #playtolearn #earlychildhood #earlylearning #earlyyears #invitationtoplay #handsonplay #invitationtocreate #earlyliteracy #toddlersensory #toddlerfun #toddlerplay #childhoodunplugged #makelearningfun #simpleplay #playideas #playbasedlearning #kidsatplay #sensorylearning #traveltoys #kmartplaytray #tools #constructionplay #playdoughfun

Whats the connection between these are peanut butter cookies and rainbow rice? Quinn asked for rice this morning and I seized the opportunity to do some unassisted baking! 😁 I got to crush the eggs, turn the mixer on (and control the speed), add the flour AND nobody ate the butter before it was in the mixing bowl. I did everything myself and the cookies turned out ok. 😂 As an added bonus most of the rice stayed in the container and he got his broom to help sweep up the spillage. 💜💜 #letthekids #learningthroughplay #playtolearn #playmatters #sensoryplay #thekidsplay #kidsplay #letthemplay #invitationtoplay #earlyyears #earlylearning #rainbowrice #toddleractivities #toddlerlife #peanutbuttercookies #cookies

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MORE AWARD-WINNING TOYS HAVE ARRIVED THIS WEEK! Introducing CANDYGRAMS, a new and original anagram game for 2-4 players. CANDYGRAMS is easy to learn and simple to play — but quickly reveals deep strategies that will challenge even the most ambitious wordsmiths. Each box of CANDYGRAMS includes 111 candy-colored letter tiles, two matching dice, and a clearly written set of instructions. Delivering a winning combination of skill, strategy, and luck, CANDYGRAMS is perfect for a wide range of ages, including both kids (ages 7+) and adults. www.powerofplaytoys.com

Discover creative magic and colorful tools in every GummyBox! Our activity boxes are conveniently packed for you to spend quality time with your little ones. Check out our boxes on gummybox.com. --- #gummybox #playandlearn #creativekids #finemotorskills #imaginativeplay #playmatters #learningthroughplay

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