Rain sticks

These gum nuts litter the road, gutters and front lawn at the moment and I am desperate to think of 100’s of activities to find something to do with them. They are great in clay so a fair few end up as eyes and ears and if you can find a few still attached to … More Rain sticks


Categorising Vertebrates

More More great pintables from everystarisdifferent. Extend the child’s interest in animals and the world around them. A great way to introduce scientific language and encourage classification which children often find so fascinating at this age.

Christmas Bingo

Looks like I’m behind the times with this one too! I downloaded this PDF of A-Z of Christmas matching cards from the wonderful I Believe in Montessori> I did change a couple of pictures so that I could stick to simple sounds as I was making this for a letter sounds game for 3 and 4 … More Christmas Bingo

Making birds

Its Spring and the birds and the insects are out and about. The Magpies are swooping and singing and their black and white feathers can be found all over. This is a lovely activity to make a simple bird to decorate your nature table, make a mobile or fly about. You could go to town … More Making birds

Jacaranda time again

    The Jacaranda’s are flowering early this year. Actually lot’s of things are happening early. Even Australian mango’s that we usually see until the beginning of December, are in the shops in October! I’ve set up a paper tearing activity that can then be used for some collage. These pretty colours are perfect for the … More Jacaranda time again