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    We are very fond of Pippi Longstocking in our house and her inspiration is seen in lots of different ways – from her encouragement to climb trees, through the idea that fun and creativity is rarely tidy to our latest passion: turnupstuffing.

    Do you know Pippi? She’s nine years old, lives by herself and . . . → Read More: The Museum of Turnupstuffing: celebrating found art treasures

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  • 05/15/12--06:00: Walk to School Week ideas
  • Walk to School Week

    Did you know next week is Walk to School Week? We walk to school everyday, come rain or shine, and are very lucky to have a tree-lined cycle path that runs almost the whole route from our house to school, giving the children a car-free space to run, skip and . . . → Read More: Walk to School Week ideas

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  • 05/22/12--06:00: Forest school: story telling
  • The girls and I were invited to join Wild Rumpus for a trip to The Spellbound Forest at the weekend. Created by the team behind the Just So Festival, The Spellbound Forest weaved it’s magic through Delamere Forest in Cheshire, bringing to life four English fairy tales  with a mixture of story telling, theatre, . . . → Read More: Forest school: story telling

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    The Garden Classroom: 52 kids gardening activities ebook is now published and available for you to buy.

    The Garden Classroom brings you fifty-two creative and playful activities, giving you a whole year’s worth of garden-based projects to enjoy with your children. Come rain or shine, and whatever the season, there are . . . → Read More: the garden classroom: 52 kids gardening activities

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    Bring on the autumn! There’s not much better to lift your spirits than jumping through a big pile of crunchy leaves with your kids. While you’re out and about enjoying the new season, collect up some leaves and bring them home to play these seasonal letter and maths games.

    Maths games for autumn

    . . . → Read More: Letter and maths games with autumn leaves

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    Exciting news to start the month :: you can now download one of the NurtureStore free kids apps, which means you can use all our ideas, straight from your phone, any time you need them!

    If you’re wondering what to do with the kids tomorrow, you’re planning a playdate, you need some ideas to help . . . → Read More: Get the NurtureStore free kids apps

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    Today I’m joining in with the 100 Days of Play fiesta. One hundred bloggers from right around the world are bringing you a fabulous, frugal, fun play idea each day from 1st April through to 20th July. Read on for my favourite ways to use chalk, with ideas for art, games, math, literacy, action games . . . → Read More: 7 kids games with chalk :: 100 days of play

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    Here’s a super fun active play idea that’s great for an ice breaker game at the beginning of the school year or when groups of children come together: try the Tag, I’m It! hat.

    Ice breaker games: Tag, I’m It hat!

    We’ve just had a fantastic weekend at the Just So family festival. It’s our . . . → Read More: Ice breaker games: the Just So Tag I’m It hat

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    How’s this for an amazing outdoor book nook, as seen at the Just So festival? And what do you think made the Top 50 children’s books about nature, as voted by NurtureStore’s readers? Come and take a look.

    Amazing outdoor book nooks and the top 50 children’s books about nature

    . . . → Read More: Amazing outdoor book nooks and top 50 books about nature

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    Join us for some active play today, as we head off on a treasure hunt, using these free, adaptable, printables.

    Set up a treasure hunt for kids

    It’s Day Eight of our Simple Play series and we’re going on a treasure hunt. To join in, print off a set of the labels, write on some . . . → Read More: Treasure hunt for kids :: with free printables

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    Welcome to day nine of our Simple Play :: complex learning series, where today we’re sharing nature walk ideas. Read on for ideas for observing the seasons and using your walk as a springboard into art, craft and sensory play. 

    Nature walk ideas

    The easiest, and perhaps best, way to enjoy a nature walk is . . . → Read More: Nature walk ideas :: Simple Play

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  • 02/23/15--03:00: The Garden Classroom
  • Transform your science and math, reading and writing, imaginative play, and arts and crafts all through garden-based activities.The Garden Classroom offers a whole year of outdoors play and learning ideas, however big or small your outdoor space – and comes with a lovely, free gift. Welcome to The Garden Classroom Your garden, no matter its size, […]

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  • 08/11/15--00:46: Maps and literacy
  • If you’re out and about this summer grab a map and add some literacy lessons. 1. Giving a map to the children and following your route as you go is a great lesson in geography. Look out for landmarks, talk about left and right and the points of the compass. What words can they spot […]

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     Our best sensory play ideas all in one place. Click through to get your copy of our Super Sensory Invitations to Play resources, and don’t miss the October special offer! We’re celebrating the change in season by adding an autumnal twist to our easy no cook playdough recipe. We made three batches and for colour […]

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    Take your learning outdoors into the fresh air! Here’s our archive of forest school activities for outdoor classrooms 35 forest school activities for outdoor classrooms >>> Join me for a joyous, creative online Summer Camp! Details here!   >> Click here for the top 50 children’s books about nature – perfect for reading at forest […]

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    Flower crowns are a lovely nature craft and forest school activity. You can use them on a nature walk to explore the plants you discover along the way and tell the story of your walk through the treasures you find. Flower crowns also make a lovely spring flower craft and a great headdress for a Beltane celebration. […]

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    Welcome to day nine of our Simple Play :: complex learning series, where today we’re sharing nature walk ideas. Read on for ideas for observing the seasons and using your walk as a springboard into art, craft and sensory play.  Nature walk ideas The easiest, and perhaps best, way to enjoy a nature walk is […]

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    We’re celebrating the change in season by adding an autumnal twist to our easy no cook playdough recipe. We made three batches and for colour we added one tablespoon of food colouring to each, in red, yellow and orange.  To give an extra sensory element to the dough we added one dessert spoon of ground cinnamon to […]

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    Bring on the autumn! There’s not much better to lift your spirits than jumping through a big pile of crunchy leaves with your kids. While you’re out and about enjoying the new season, collect up some leaves and bring them home to play these seasonal letter and maths games. Maths games for autumn >>>> Download […]

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    Join me for an arts-based, creative, hands-on Spring Workshop. Over four weeks (and beyond) we’ll learn about nature, the seasons, and spring, inspiring and engaging our children to wonder, create and learn. Join me for the Seasons School Spring Workshop It is so important that we give our children a connection with nature. While so much […]

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