This fun sensory jar activity is fabulous if you want that ocean experience but can't get to the beach. Bring the ocean and the beach to you! Whilst it's not the real ocean of course, this great ocean sensory jar makes a fantastic substitute. This sensory jar is super quick to put together, and is easy to make from items around your home, or items you collected on your last beach trip.
Over our lockdown journey, we’ve tried many different activities and things to keep our boys active, engaged and entertained. Some have worked well, others not so much. Sometimes it just depends on the day or time!
Here are 13 of the things we’ve tried out that might be of interest to you and your children. Many of these are activities are also great boredom busters for school holidays or wet weekends.
Dinosaurs hold a special place in the hearts of children (and adults!). These simple to make dinosaur fossils are a great addition to any child’s imaginative dinosaur play adventure. Be sure to involve your children in the making process, as there's lots of learning opportunities to be found in the kitchen.
Children's books are filled with bright, colourful illustrations to accompany all the text. This is significant, because all that visual information supports reading by helping children to make sense of what the words are saying.
Help your child develop their comprehension skills, their pre-reading skills, and a lifelong love of reading by using these 5 tips.