Category: Toddler and Preschool Activities

Shaving Cream Messy Play Ideas

Shaving cream/foam is such a simple way to entertain the kids when you’re stuck indoors. All you need is a cheap can of shaving cream/foam and some food colouring or paint. We use Micador easy-to-wash paints for easy clean up.  This is a fun opportunity for the kids to experiment with colour mixing and create “puffy paint”.

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Neapolitan Ice Cream Play Dough: A fun invitation to play

Set up a super fun invitation to play for the kiddos by whipping up this neapolitan ice cream play dough! You will need to make three batches of play dough- vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate. It’s not as time consuming as it sounds as I find one batch of play dough cooks over the stove in literally a

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Sensory Activities: Dried Black Beans and Chickpeas

If you’re looking for a sensory activity for your child that is not too messy, try using dried black beans and dried chickpeas. Visually, the combination of the two colours are simply stunning! They are also basic ingredients that are easy to get at your local supermarket. Just pick them up on your next grocery trip, pour them

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How to Make Slime: 4 Easy DIY Slime Recipes to Try At Home

My 4.5-year-old is obsessed with slime (also known as silly putty, flubber, or gak). Thankfully at her age she is relatively neat with it and I almost regard it as a clean activity in the same way play dough is. Here are four DIY slime recipes we have tried so far at home: 1. Slime with

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Things to Do with Kids in Melbourne City

Stopping by Melbourne CBD for a few days, don’t have a car. and are wondering what to do with the kids? This is a few of our favourite places to go to in the city by foot or public transport: 1. Museums The Melbourne Museum (11 Nicholson St, Carlton) opened its new children’s section in December 2016

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How to Make Slime with Glue At Home

One of my 4-year-old’s favourite activities is playing with slime (also known as silly putty, flubber, or gak). It all started when my mum bought a tub from for her 3rd birthday. Since then, she has been obsessed. I love it too as it keeps her occupied for extended periods, and it is actually a relatively

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Toddler Activities: Universe in a Bag

Letting your kids play with paint in a Ziploc bag is an activity which you can see all over the internet and for good reason- it is simple, entertaining, and -as long as you pray for good fortune from the Ziploc gods- mess free too. Just squeeze paint into a Ziploc bag, seal it up (add sticky tape if

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