messy play

Painting Autumn Trees

We have been making some autumn tree paintings. Thanks to ideas from the lovely Ciara at Our Little House in the Country, we decided to do some fingerprint autumn trees. First of all we laid out the card and drew around our arms. Then we coloured this arm all in, Rachel used a brown crayon […]

Cloud Dough – with just 2 ingredients

Last week, Jack and I made some cloud dough, otherwise known as moon dough or moon sand. It is basically a granulated mixture that you can mould but easily crumbles again. It is very reminiscent of sand in texture and is really easy to make. The ingredients are simply flour, and oil – a recipe […]

Messy Play with shaving foam

SHAVING FOAM In the spirit of letting the kids get messy we have been up to some more messy play using Daddy’s shaving foam! We filled the Rachel’s dolls bath with it. Then I hid some of their bath toys in their and let Jack dive in and have fun, searching for the toys, washing […]

messy with gloop

Getting messy with gloop!

The idea of the children getting messy or making a mess practically gives me heart palpitations and those who know me well, know that I am not particularly houseproud! I can just about cope with the messiness of painting, but recently, I have seen so many of my blogger friends enjoying messy play with their […]

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