Games to play indoors and outdoors

Homemade Playdough

So as promised in my earlier post, here is a great, simple recipe for making your own play dough. It only needs a few ingredients – which you will likely have in your pantry cupboards anyway and is a cheap alternative to the bought stuff. It is a bit stickier than the real Playdoh, and it […]

Learning colours and having fun

Jack is just learning to recognise all the colours of the rainbow, so we decided to do some colour-based activities. Colour match game I made 8 small flashcards, coloured in different colours, with the colour written on them. First I asked them to name 4 colours each and gave them the card with the corresponding […]

Den Building and Fort Making fun for kids

Building dens is a great way to get your kids started on a kind of roleplay/let’s pretend activity. It is also an activity that can be done outdoors – in an organised space (like Ryton Pools), off the cuff in the back garden or if the rain does prevail then it can be done indoors. […]


fun with playdough

This post is all about the shop-bought variety of playdough! I will, inevitably, at some stage show you all how easy (and cheap!) it is to make your own playdough because it is actually a lot more simple than some might think, but Jack had saved up his pocket money especially so that he could buy some! And there […]

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