Sand Tent!

The ultimate upcycle, ever wondered what happens to tents after a festival? Here on the Isle of Wight they get given to charity shops. We bought one and filled it with 3 bags of play sand. Instant sand pit, with built in UV shelter or rain shelter! Added bonus it can be zipped up at…

Giant Nest

Wet and rainy so we decided to make a GIANT nest! I cut up some cardboard to be the twigs, shredded paper to line the nest with and I put a little yellow chick in each balloon egg before I blew them up! They sprung into action building the nest! We added the eggs and…

Pom Pom Stuff

Take 1 coffee tin, (the metal ones with a soft plastic lid). Some different coloured electrical insulation tape (65p a roll in an orange DIY shop) a screwdriver and a load of craft pom poms and create a simple game which little ones will love.* We washed the coffee tin inside and out before wrapping…

Christmas rice

We are starting to feel a little bit christmassy so we decided to make some christmas rice! We dyed our rice yellow with some powdered food colouring and a little bit of water mixed it well and left it to dry overnight. I added it to our sensory bin, stirred in some mixed spice to…