Age Group: 3-4 Years

Fun with cars and ramps

Zoom, zoom, zoom! Playing with cars is always fun. Help your child build some ramps for their toy cars with everyday objects. See how far you can make the cars zoom along! Your kids will learn new words and test out their ideas through play. What do I need? Toy vehicles – cars, trucks, tractors …

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Finger gym

We know that exercise is important for our health and wellbeing. But how often do we give our fingers a workout? The fine motor skills for using tongs, tweezers and pegs need  coordination and strength in our fingers – and it’s the same for writing and drawing. In these activities your child will mainly use …

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Feely bag guessing game

This fun game is full of surprises! It encourages your child to play the detective and figure out what’s in their hands. They will learn to use new words – improving their language and communication skills. What do I need? A cloth bag, such as a shopping bag or pillowcase. Safe, everyday items. You can …

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Dress-up box

A dress-up box is magical! Children can be whoever they want to be. When they dress up, they can create a story and special world. They can even go on an adventure. This will build their imagination, creativity and storytelling. You could dress up, too! What do I need? Box to keep your dress-ups in …

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Bath time for toys

Children know bath time – but they are usually the ones being washed! This activity lets your child use their imagination as they pretend to be the grown-up. And playing with water is so much fun! What do I need? Bucket or bowl of warm, soapy water Sponge, face washer and scrubbing brush Plastic toys …

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Put on a puppet show

What could be more fun than creating characters, telling a story and putting on a show?This is an enjoyable and challenging way for your child to develop their imagination. They will also build their speaking and listening skills.  What do I need? Sticks – ice cream sticks, chopsticks, garden sticks, bamboo skewers or pencils Paper …

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Creative art for kids

It’s time to let your child’s inner artist shine. Ask them to choose what to draw and then let their imagination run wild!. This activity allows your child  to learn to notice details such as shape, colour, and texture. Let them share with you the joy of being creative. What do I need? An item to …

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Brew a special garden potion

Witches’ brews, fairies’ stews and magic potions – there are so many things your child could create with some simple plant materials. As they pick, scrunch, mix and pour, they are  developing their physical skills.  What do I need? A basket or container for collecting items An outdoor area with   plants and flowers Some jars, …

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We’re going on a nature hunt!

Whether your child is a would-be adventurer, detective, or a park ranger then this is the activity for them. As they go out hunting for interesting items in nature, they can look for clues about what has been happening. Are there animal tracks they can follow or signs that plants are changing with the season? …

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