Learning through Play

The home of easy to set up play ideas! Browse a range of activities that are simple to create and often use the stuff you already have lying around your house! These activities are all created with communication development in mind, so be sure to join in with your little one and foster some conversation.

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Triggered by Mess?

Triggered by Mess?

Try THIS ⬇️If you're triggered by messy play, you're not alone. For many of us, chaos and disorder doesn't feel good in our own nervous system. Sometimes it's just who...
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Play Math

Play Math

It all adds up....There's a reason early childhood centres rotate the toys that are out and move them into different places regularl!Re-introducing and re-locating toys sparks a child's interest and...
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Support your Child's Scissor Skills

Support your Child's Scissor Skills

Easy hack for fine motor strength....Using scissors is one of those skills that is really helpful for kid's starting school - but did you know that scissor practice is also...
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DIY Car Wash

DIY Car Wash

Who's kid would LOVE this?!Tag a friend who's kid would go wild for this sort of play set up.🚘My kids are really into car wash play at the moment.🚓They pretend...
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Why I let my kids play with tools

Why I let my kids play with tools

⚠️How risky?⚠️We don't tend to associate tools with preschoolers. Naturally - we tend to think "err no - they'll stab their eyes out and wreck my home - they can...
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Embracing Messy Play Indoors

Embracing Messy Play Indoors

⚠️HOT TIP⚠️We pull out water play every day without fail. Come rain or shine. Kids love it, it keeps them occupied for ages plus I know they're learning HEAPS from...
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Easy way to keep your baby busy

Easy way to keep your baby busy

Tummy time WIN.The more time our little ones spend on the floor completely free to move their bodies, the better.It can be tempting to want to plonk them into their...
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Water Play aways WINS!

Water Play aways WINS!

Water play always wins.It doesn’t have to be fancy. Kids love water play and there’s nothing better for these hot summer days.I’m not joking when I say I’ve set this...
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Simple Play Idea: Dandelion Lions

Simple Play Idea: Dandelion Lions

Dandelions are EVERYWHERE at the moment and kids sure do give you a new appreciation for them. We love spotting their sunny, yellow heads when we're out and about, or...
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Craft a Christmas Decoration

Craft a Christmas Decoration

Could you?It's nothing the vacuum can't fix!Let your kids go wild with glitter this festive season. It's such a fun resource and there's no better time to explore it.We made...
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Christmas Tree Decorating

Christmas Tree Decorating

Yay or nay?!EACH TO THEIR OWN but I'm pretty passionate about Christmas being allllll about the kids. There's no part of the Christmas decorations that they're not allowed to touch...
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Cute Christmas Crafting

Cute Christmas Crafting

“Sparkling snowflakes in the making! ❄️🎄Crafting these pipe cleaner and bead snowflake decorations isn’t just about decking the halls—it’s a fun way to boost hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills...
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Easy Sensory Play Set-up

Easy Sensory Play Set-up

This kept them BUSY!!!!Providing hot AND cold temperatures an an extra sensory element for this water play really sparked my kids interest.I made the red water hot and the green...
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3 easy play ideas

3 easy play ideas

⬇️3 easy play ideas⬇️Sometimes us parents are just desperate for a couple of minutes to ourselves. We want our kids to play independently for a little bit but they're bored...
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Our Packaging is Designed for Play

Our Packaging is Designed for Play

Reuse, repurpose, recycle. Flexiflasks aren't just fab to drink from, their packaging makes for an excellent posting tube, toy storage, rocket base, telescope, you name it!Let your child's imagination run...
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Easy Play Idea: Developing gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination

Easy Play Idea: Developing gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination

Can a 22 month old use a mallet?!Yes. Yes they can.Let's not underestimate our kids. Whatever the weather, get rugged up and give this activity a go.Smashing ice with a...
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Visual Recipes for Children

Visual Recipes for Children

I love making recipes into visual recipes so that August can read them himself with my support. Visual recipes are a great way to expose your child to text, fostering...
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✈️ Make Paper Planes Together

✈️ Make Paper Planes Together

One piece of paper. Hours of fun.Level up:- colour them in- add stickers- make a runway- have competitions- throw from high places- make a hanger for them to rest in...
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Vehicle Play

Vehicle Play

Who had more fun? Jon and I creating this or the kids finding it first thing this morning?!? The jury's out, but it DID give us a good half hour...
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Easy Posting Game

Easy Posting Game

Play, develop fine motor skills and hand eye coordination with stuff you already have at home. 👌 this is an amazing activity for out and about. Need to keep your...
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