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Easter egg hunt alternatives
Easter egg hunt alternatives April 15, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-12 Duration of activity Depending on age and which activities you chose, alternative Easter hunts can last for anything from a few minutes to a few hours. Materials/equipment The materials and equipment you’ll need for alternative Easter hunts depends ... Read More »

Easter matching, tracing and counting worksheets for 2-4 year olds
Easter matching, tracing and counting worksheets for 2-4 year olds April 15, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-4 years Duration of activity A single worksheet can be completed in about 10 minutes. However you can extend the time by asking your child lots of questions about the worksheets as you go. Materials/equipment Printable Easter educational worksheets ... Read More »

Hand washing game: hot potato with soap
Hand washing game: hot potato with soap April 8, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Hot potato is an old favourite with kids. Use a bar of soap as the hot potato and it’s a fun way to teach kids about hand washing. They’ll also improve their motor skills and develop socially from playing this ... Read More »

Toy labels tidying up activity
Toy labels tidying up activity March 27, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age Two years and over Duration of activity This activity should make cleaning up after play a little quicker than it used to be and will also teach children a range of educational skills. Materials/equipment Toy labels – we have ... Read More »

Fruit and vegetable flashcard games
Fruit and vegetable flashcard games March 24, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 0-5 years. Different activities are more appropriate for different ages. For example babies may enjoy simply looking and pointing at the cards, while toddlers and pre-schoolers will enjoy developing their skills playing the memory and sorting games. Duration of ... Read More »

Hand washing games and activities
Hand washing games and activities March 4, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Hand washing games and activities make hand washing fun, and make it more likely your child will wash their hands. You can use games to teach your children how germs spread from a person’s hands to surfaces, food and other ... Read More »

Glitter germs
Glitter germs March 4, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2 – 8 years Duration of activity About 10 minutes. Materials/equipment Glitter Soap, running water and hand washing facilities which are appropriate for your child’s age Cost You can pick up a tub of glitter for less than $2 ... Read More »

Hand washing with Dolly
Hand washing with Dolly March 4, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 1 – 5 years Duration of activity Up to 15 minutes Materials/equipment A baby doll- one that ‘urinates’ after your child feeds it a bottle is ideal, but if you don’t have one, any doll with hard plastic hands ... Read More »

Hand washing star chart
Hand washing star chart March 4, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2 – 5 years Duration of activity This activity only lasts a minute but you’ll be able to do it every time your child washes their hands. Materials/equipment Hand washing star chart Small stickers (stars, or another design your ... Read More »

Coloured rice
Coloured rice February 26, 2014 (6 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5)

Age 0-8 years. Most of these games and activities are suitable for toddlers and preschool children. Sensory play games like pouring and scooping are great for babies and toddlers. The weighing and measuring activity and the more complex art ideas ... Read More »







 
 
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