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6 hands-on sensory tray activities you’ll LOVE

Bring on the tray play! Versatile, engaging hex trays give children endless learning possibilities. Also known as a tuff tray or sensory table, the humble hex tray is an open-ended, moulded plastic tray typically in a natural sand colour with a hexagonal shape inspired by the shape of honeycomb (you can also get a charcoal

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How to build the ultimate indoor play space in your kitchen corner

Kids in the kitchen! 🌽🍳 Bringing play-based learning to life    Children learn best through play. It’s a vital part of early childhood that encourages children to learn, develop and grow whilst having fun. In The Early Years Learning Framework, play-based learning is a central focus, and emphasises the intentional role of educators in enriching

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6 easy heartfelt, handmade Mother’s Day gifts Mums love and little ones love to make 

Every mum is a gift. But on Mother’s Day, it’s their turn to receive some love in the shape of a special gift.   Help your little learners say “I love you, Mum” with these super simple craft activities. Key tags in candy colours. Wooden flowers that always bloom. Sweet note holders that cradle special messages.

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Hello Harmony Day, 2024!

14 ways to celebrate our cultural diversity in an inspiring way…  Harmony Day (Thursday 21 March 2024) is part of Harmony Week that celebrates Australia’s amazing cultural diversity. During this week, schools celebrate inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for all Australians, from the traditional custodians of the land to those who have come

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Have a crafty Easter with these 6 egg-citing craft activities

  Break out the bunny onesie, because Easter’s coming! It’s time for hat parades, egg hunts, chocolate bunnies and colourful craft egg-tivities!   Here are 6 egg-cellent, egg-straordinary and egg-stra special craft activities to help little crafters create gifts, ornaments, cards and other seasonal cuteness. They’re easy, and they produce beautiful Easter treasures! Let’s hop right

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Celebrate summer with 7 handmade craft activities full of sunshine and fun!

From sand art to a paper plate sun… try some quick, cool fun over the long, hot summer. Celebrate the colours, textures and feathery, fluttery creatures of summer with these 7 super-easy craft activities. Designed for little hands to deliver a big result, share your summer craft handmade creativity and tag us @modernteaching! We love

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Deck the halls: 9 Christmas craft activities that bring the festive!

From wreaths to snow globes, it’s time to get Christmas crafty with these 9 elf-approved activities! While Santa is busy in the North Pole preparing for his big appearance, that’s the cue for all of us down here to plan our festive season arts and crafts. We’ve put our Santa thinking caps on and come

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Easter Art And Craft Activities

  Hop into Easter with a Crafty Eggs-Travaganza  Easter is a time for family, friends, and of course adorable Easter craft! From super simple pre-cut ‘everything in the box’ activities to egg-citing multi-step projects for older students to have a crack at, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best! Read on to adorn your classroom

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Ten Frightfully Good Activities For The Spooky Season

Penny Groen

Halloween is such a fun time of year for spooky crafts and activities, with plenty of opportunities to bring out children’s creativity and imagination. From dressing up in costumes and decorating the classroom or home to scavenger hunts, and arts and crafts, there’s something for everyone to have a wickedly good time! Read on for some

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9 Memorable Father’s Day Art & Craft Activities

Fathers, Grandfathers, Great Grandfathers, Stepfathers, Uncles, Brothers and all other loving father figures in the community will love to open a personalised handmade present- representing the love and gratitude we feel for them and to celebrate all they do for us each day. The beauty of MTA’s open-ended range of Father’s Day materials is the

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