The eleventh day of Christmas we got rid of technology ….
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By Liz Rowe / 24th December 2019

The eleventh day of Christmas we got rid of technology ….

Make your own board games from reusable materials - help the planet and have fun!

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On the tenth day of Christmas we did cooking
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By Liz Rowe / 24th December 2019

On the tenth day of Christmas we did cooking

Ideas for cooking and food prep with your children to have another day from technology!

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Today we play with treasure!
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By Liz Rowe / 24th December 2019

Today we play with treasure!

Treasure baskets make great natural resources for your children - check our guide on the ninth day of Christmas.

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On the eighth day of Christmas we made a Bug Hotel
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By Liz Rowe / 24th December 2019

On the eighth day of Christmas we made a Bug Hotel

Build a bug hotel with your children - how to guide for the eighth day of Christmas!

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On the seventh day of Christmas…
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By Liz Rowe / 24th December 2019

On the seventh day of Christmas…

Mark making just got grand scale! Share your photos with us when you've had a go at this amazing activity...

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On the sixth day of Christmas
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By Liz Rowe / 24th December 2019

On the sixth day of Christmas

Have you ever played pooh sticks? When was the last time you jumped in a puddle?

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Fifth day of Christmas …
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By Liz Rowe / 24th December 2019

Fifth day of Christmas …

Not five gold rings, more like five big blocks to help create something exciting! If you don't have building blocks...

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Loose parts play
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By Liz Rowe / 24th December 2019

Loose parts play

Have you heard about 'loose parts' play? A great way to help children develop confidence and independence.

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On the third day of Christmas…
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By Liz Rowe / 23rd December 2019

On the third day of Christmas…

Head of Early Years at Action for Children, Sarah Read gives us some great ideas about den building for the...

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On the second day of Christmas we went on nature walks!
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By Liz Rowe / 23rd December 2019

On the second day of Christmas we went on nature walks!

Sarah Read gives us some ideas to do out and about this Christmas

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