Small world play uses small toys or miniature figures in a real-life or imaginary setting. We wanted to explore the ideas and benefits around Small World Play for early years learning and how easy it can be to set this type of play activity up in your home or classroom.
The world of sensory play can be big and overwhelming. There are so many different sensory bases, so many different accessories to go with it and what are kids even meant to do with it all? Here our guest blogger Zara from Play Tribe gives you 4 simple sensory activities you can create with your kids using everyday household items.
Our guest blogger Ashley from Confessions of a NICU Mom shares her experiences of parenting a premmie baby and the incredible benefits of sensory play, in helping her premmie baby thrive after getting out of the NICU!
Wooden toys have a simplicity about them, they are incredibly soft to touch and they allow for open-ended, creative play. They are also all individually unique with no two items the same, due to the distinctive markings that occur due to the natural grain and knot marks found in wood.