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Alison - Play Adventures
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Simple, meaningful and fun play ideas to nurture imagination and curiosity in childhood.
Simple, meaningful and fun play ideas to nurture imagination and curiosity in childhood.

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Creating an Inspiring Play Space with Recycled Mats
When I think about the environment for play in my Family Day
Care service I carefully consider every aspect of it to ensure that I create a
beautiful, welcoming and inspiring place for children to play. I believe that
it is not only important to have a vari...
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The Kindness Elves - A Magical Experience for Preschoolers
Sponsored Something very exciting happened the other day! We welcomed these beautiful Kindness Elves into our home and our Family Day Care! Have you heard of them before? You might remember when we read their book which inspired us to paint rainbows with ki...
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Cozy Coupe Car Wash
The best way to keep an over enthusiastic toddler from 'helping' (otherwise known as rewashing the already clean parts or quite frankly soaking you with the hose) is to put them in charge of washing their own car! They'll think it's pretty awesome and super...
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DIY Car Maze Table
Our awesome homemade wooden car maze has been transformed into into a car maze table simply by adding legs! I thought it was about time I added it to the blog since we have only had it like this for a year or so!! I noticed a long time ago that surfaces jus...
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Recycling Small World Play
Is it just me or do all kids seem to have a fascination with rubbish trucks at some point in their childhood?! With the help of a piece of fake grass, this awesome Green Toys recycling truck , a mini bin from our local council and a few recyclables, the kid...
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7 Days of Easter Play: Open Ended Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Easter is quickly approaching and along with it comes excited kids with lots of questions and anticipation for the weekend ahead. There are so many Easter activities that could inspire you for this time but lets take a second to think about their worth in t...
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Painting Rainbows with Kindness
Not too long ago I received a very special book in the post, 'The Story of The Kindness Elves' . It is a beautiful story about Sparkle and Pop, two elves who help children to spread kindness to people around them. From the minute we sat down my children wer...
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Sensory Runway for Baby
Do you have a crawler in your household or daycare? Are they confident at crawling now and looking for a little challenge? This sensory runway is a great way to provide a safe environment for them to take risks and explore new possibilities with their crawl...
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Spiral Car Track - 5 Minute Play Idea
The best activities are the ones that take you very little time to set up. I like to think that it's because a simple set up means lots of space for the child's imagination to fill in the gaps. You give them a starting point if you like and they do all the ...
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Highchair Taste-Safe Sensory Play
The high chair can be a great place to pop baby for times when you need to know where they are to keep them safe. I never owned a play pen (though I do see the benefits of them) and so the high chair was often the place I would put Missy when I needed to sh...
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