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Mischief Mouse's collection of craft activities for preschool and early years.
Printable resources to help support play - colouring, mark making, labelling, promoting, engaging and extending..
Magical Mammoth's recipes to play with and recipes to eat ..
Stitch Squirrel provides a little tree space for some needle and thread projects  - handmade resources to support learning and development.
Calculator Caterpillar's range of activity ideas to support math, reasoning and problem solving.
Hope Hedgehog invites visitors to take a look through some articles of interest ...
Navigator Narwhal's outdoor - in activity ideas for preschool and early years play.

Outdoor activities for play
Navigator Narwhal provides the lead for a range of outside activities and games that are messy, creative, constructive and hopefully fun! Enjoy sand, water, soil, ice, sawdust and a range of other tactile mediums in the sense of freedom that fresh air provides.Navigator narwhal''s outdoor games that adapt where needed for in ..

ocus activity planning sheet 

ustaining shared conversation and thinking
- practical preschool sample chapter


 Making outdoor garden plans

Garden maps to plan your garden environment

  Sun safety floats and water tray play
  Firework splatts  enjoy November 5th with explosive activities using paint, glue and glitter
           Hopscotch design - outdoor chalk mark making game

Sun safety resources and water tray play
Firework splatts - messy paint play - activity for November 5th
Hopscoth design ..

  Space ship rocket shuttles and lunar landings
           Message in a bottle  mark making activities
  Sand tray sock activity  fill and design

Space shuttle rockets - foil covered pots for lunar launches ..
Messages in a bottle - mark making activity to explore communication, float and sink ..
Outdoor sand pit, indoors sand - add socks to play
         Dinosaur ice
Boat construction for water tray activities
Twig, stick painting and branch monsters


Dinosaur ice - excavate from freezing depths ..
Boat making activity ..
Stick, twig and branch painting


 Festive shakers -  snowy, rain shaker noise makers ..

Use a collection of winter themed, natural and artificial resources to build noise shakers ..

grass grass
Other ideas
 Bug and treasure item search 
 Wallpaper brushes & pots of water
 Trellis weaving
Links to more outdoor resources
Playdough page - doh is an excellent resource to take outside
Activity ideas from Play England
Parent partnership ideas - build positive relationships with your setting's parents
The Eden Project's outdoor play ideas

grass grass
Visits, trips,days out and adventures ..
Short accounts of trips out and about ..
Easby abbey - Richmond North yorkshire
Easby abbey ruins - Richmond, North Yorkshire ..