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  • 10 TIPS TO GET STARTED ON MESSY PLAY

    10 TIPS TO GET STARTED ON MESSY PLAY

     1. Don’t put pressure on your child. Messy play is a love it / hate it activity. Not all children like it at first. It can take time to get used to certain textures and  the feeling of the different...

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  • 3 TIPS TO SET UP AN INVITING TUFF TRAY

    3 TIPS TO SET UP AN INVITING TUFF TRAY

    A tuff tray is a large tray with higher edges that keeps toys and items contained so children can play without getting overwhelmed by large spaces and keeping the mess on the tray when doing messy play too. This tray...

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  • All about sensory play

    All about sensory play

    WHAT IS SENSORY PLAY? SENSORY: through the senses (you can touch it, smell it, see it, hear it or taste it) PLAY: a fun activity that you want to do because you like it and it’s interesting to you SENSORY...

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  • Water Play - Benefits, Ideas and Toys

    Water Play - Benefits, Ideas and Toys

    Playing with water can be very calming and regulating and it also brings lots of fun and exciting play wherever you are. It provides many benefits through play and exploration and it is an enjoyable activity for all ages, interests...

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  • What Can I Do At Home With My Toddler?

    What Can I Do At Home With My Toddler?

    KEEP YOUR TODDLER BUSY AT HOME Being at home 24/7 with your toddler can be overwhelming. Children (especially at that age) need to play outside every day to move, explore and release some of their energy. To get through this...

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  • Loose Parts Play

    Loose Parts Play

    What are loose parts? Loose parts is another word for open ended, multi-functional objects that can be adapted for play in many different ways. In other words, loose parts are “junk” that we usually wouldn’t class as a traditional toy....

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