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Getting your kids to design, make and test their own boats keeps them busy and promotes the development of fine motor, creative and language skills, scientific understanding and problem solving.

What you need:

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Getting your kids to design, and make, their own musical instruments keeps them busy and promotes the development of fine motor, creative and language skills and scientific understanding.

What you need:

  • Recycled cardboard boxes of different sizes

  • Kitchen towel rolls

  • Elastic ...

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Get your kids being creative maths detectives and investigating tessellation using 2D shape patterns. Display their art on the wall, or fridge, or use it to make inexpensive personalized cards or bookmarks.

What is tessellation?

Tessellations are repeating patterns of 2D shapes that ...

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Play dough is an easy to make, inexpensive, modelling material. Using just a few ingredients, your kids can get creative making their own modelling dough and sculpting it into their own role-play toys, letters and models.

  • Store your home-made play dough in an airtight container in the fridge and re-use it.

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Getting your kids to design, and make, their own versions of a magnetic fishing game keeps them busy and promotes the development of fine motor, creative and language skills and scientific understanding.

What you need:

  • Recycled cardboard or card-stock (for game pieces)
  • Box lid or a box with the top cut ...

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Holiday decorations using jar lids

Looking for an easy craft that will keep your kids busy?

Let them get creative with just a bit of glue, a recycled jar lid, aluminium foil and some scraps of recycled paper, ribbon, buttons etc.

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