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Nature’s Palette: A Colourful Scavenger Hunt for Kids and Adults

For young children, the outdoors provides an ideal learning environment, ripe with possibilities for discovery and growth. In the great outdoors, a colour scavenger hunt might be one of the most exciting things to do with kids. This engaging activity does double duty by improving kids’ observational and intellectual abilities while also instructing them on the variations of colour. The best part is that it doesn’t take much preparation and is fun for kids of all ages, from toddlers to preschoolers. Read on for some advice on how to organise a fun colour scavenger hunt for your kids. Be set to feel the excitement of exploring nature’s colourful palette.

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Support Childhood Development With Water Play

You may have seen recently that we’ve launched a brand new play session at Imagiplayy! Based on water, Little Splashers is a new fun-filled weekly play session that runs every Tuesday 2-3 pm.

It isn’t all just about fun though, in everything we do there are underlying educational or developmental benefits and water play has so much to offer, so let’s explore what some of those benefits are.

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Loose Parts Play

Loose parts are what make up the term loose parts play. They are objects or materials that can be moved, carried, combined, redesigned, lined up, and taken apart and put back together in multiple ways. They are materials or objects with no specific directions or way of play that can be used alone or combined with other materials.

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Heart Printing

Heart printing picture

I as the parent really enjoyed this activity as it was very minimal set up. The idea behind this was to use Marlowe’s final masterpiece to make a Valentines Day card for daddy.

You don’t have to make a card though, you can just make a really cool heart print to hang on the wall.

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Snowflake Art for Toddlers

The first in a series of real life crafting activities with me and Marlowe. I endlessly scroll Pinterest for craft ideas and the pictures always look so perfect. Nothing we make ever turns out like that though, so let’s stop with all the staging and say it as it is. Welcome to Marlowe’s Mishaps – Crafting in the real world.

Onto our snowflake art. Lots of us across the country have had a sighting of snow. If you haven’t yet then fear not, make your very own snowflakes with our snowflake art activity.

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Top 10 materials for toddler craft activities

If you’re a parent to toddlers then no doubt there has been many occasions when you’ve found your self-stuck for ideas to entertain the kids or been caught off guard by a rainy day.  Here, I’m going to go through my top 10 materials for toddler craft activities that every parent should have at home for emergencies!

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