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Why is play enough? Guest Post by Susie Robbins

As we are coming up to half term time again I think whatever happens after it we should take comfort that play is enough for children and Susie Robbins explains more on why this is important. Less worry, more play. Play is Enough and here are the reasons why. During the pandemic, I have strived …read more Read More

7 Fun Ways to Get Your Child Excited about Literacy 

7 Fun Ways to Get Your Child Excited about Literacy Eager to get your child more confident with reading? If we want our kids to grow up excited about reading, it’s so important we help make literacy fun! Here are 7 simple, fun ways to get them engaged with letters, sounds and reading:  Use words in …read more Read More

Spring Topics Days 2019 for UK Schools

Below is listed some useful Spring Topic Days. February Friday 1st February is Number Day 2019, click here to take you to the NSPCC website to register your school for resources and ideas. Throughout February I will be joining in Our Sensory Kids #oursensorywinter , check it out on my Instagram. Chinese New Year is celebrated on …read more Read More

20 Easy Ideas for Halloween Play at Home

Halloween is a great time of year to have lots of fun with play and learning. I thought I would share a few ideas to support planning for October. Pumpkin Painting I loved doing this with my son. Before cutting out the pumpkin face, we decorated it with paint – it makes a change from …read more Read More

Harriet + Violet is now Print Play Learn

Harriet + Violet is now Print Play Learn. The website is still the same it’s just the name that has changed. I created H+V back in 2013 to share free printable teaching resources online. When teaching, time is so tight so I wanted to help teachers like myself have instant access to printable resources. I …read more Read More

A Quick Ocean Play Dough Recipe and Invitation to Play

I created this ocean play dough scene using one of the invitations to play from my Play Dough Play Pack. First I used the coloured play dough recipe to create a light blue play dough. What you need: 1 cup of flour 1/2 cup of salt 1 cup of water 2 tbsp of oil 2 …read more Read More

Creating an Inviting Book Corner – at School or Home

I’ve always found that book corners need to be inviting, comfy places where children and adults want to spend time. I wanted to share few ideas I’ve used in my classroom over the years as well as some inspiration taken from other teachers and colleagues.  It may sound ridiculous but I don’t just have one book area at …read more Read More

Simple Space Themed Playdough and Invitation to play

Playdough is a great fine motor activity for children, especially early years and primary school. Playdough supports muscle development as well as creativity. Here is a simple playdoh recipe to follow and try out in school or home: Ingredients: • 1 cup of flour • 1/2 cup of salt • 1 cup of water • …read more Read More