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A Few Extra Olympic Ideas

Here are a few extra ideas for the Olympics theme that the children can do and great extensions to link the event to other areas of learning.  Collect photographs of athletics and videos of Olympics games to show the children and discuss with them what happens at the event and what sort of sports activities take place. Water …

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About Me and the Inspiration Behind the Little Activity Chest :)

 Hi! Welcome to The Little Activity Chest. I’m Sarah, a mum of 2, my little princess (though sometimes more like a cheeky monkey)  is 3 years old and my little man is 10 months old, a little acrobat and definitely  keeping mummy on her toes 😀 I have trained and worked as a nursery teacher for 6 years and I now spend my time looking after …

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Autumn activities

This week we are looking at the season Autumn. We have been very busy we started the week off with a walk in the woods collecting different coloured and different shaped leaves, acorns and pine cones. During the walk we made some bark rubbings off of trees and kicked the leaves and listened to them …

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Autumn Children Activities

The autumn season provides a great opportunity for the children to discover more about the outside world whether the activity is indoors or outdoors. The autumn season starts in September and continues through till November. Below are a few fun activities linked to the theme autumn for the children to do. Leaf Printing   Collect …

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Autumn and Halloween activities

The Autumn season has started and with lots of special occasions coming up like Halloween, Harvest and Bonfire night, why not take a look at our fun suggestions to get the children in to the ‘spirit’ of things. With Halloween activities such as Spider Treat Bags Halloween games such as Ghostly Bowling and suggestions for party food and drinks Take a …

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Bonfire Night and Fireworks Children Activities

This Bonfire Night and Fireworks celebrations why not try out some of these explosive activities perfect for your little rockets. Lots of fun and easy to make the art and craft activities can be adapted for different abilities and age groups. There are also food ideas and recipes which are great for the family on …

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