We’ve taken the guesswork out of the Summer holidays and rounded up the ultimate list of activities to make this Summer, the Summer of fun!
Experiencing new smells is very important in child development as it allows them to learn about the world around them. Talking to them about their sense of smell and describing other smells they sense can also help in their language development.
A windy day can provide ideal conditions for kite flying, as well as a good excuse to get outdoors and have some fun with your children.
Children enjoy creative physical activities. With an outdoor obstacle course, their imagination can run wild when designing and choosing obstacles, while developing their gross and fine motor skills.
“Queenie” is an old, but timeless game, which children genuinely enjoy playing. When there is a large group of children it can get quite noisy and chaotic. Exercise their focus skills with this activity.
Children gain a great deal of enjoyment from playing in the sandpit. Scooping, pouring and moulding aid the development of their fine motor skills, while digging and raking assists their gross motor skills development.
This booklet is here to inspire and connect. Filled with ideas
to give you and your family some fun and
encourage play. It is essential to nurture our health
and wellbeing and it just so happens that play
beautifully facilitates this.
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Children love playing with balls of all shapes and sizes. And with good reason: balls are great for group play, organised sports or just playing by yourself. They are also suitable for a variety of age groups (from babies to children and even adults).
Mothercraft nurse, Chris Minogue, answers one of Kinderling Radio listener’s question on how to keep their child safe on the ground.