Free Extra Activities for our Themed Kits

Extra activity inspiration to complement the activities provided with our themed, pretend play activity kits.  You can use the dropdown menu above to select activities for each of our kits (where available).

How to Make (No-Sew) Felt Fortune Cookies and Wontons

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How to Make (No-Sew) Felt Fortune Cookies and Wontons

Making Fortune Cookies Fortune cookies are thin, crisp cookies. Inside they contain a piece of paper with a ’fortune’. Fortune cookies are not actually a tradition in China but are very common in the United States and other Western countries. Find out how to make your own pretend, no sew fortune cookies below. Don’t miss […]

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How to Make Water Walk!

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How to Make Water Walk!

Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are also included to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments. You will need 5-6 plastic cups (or glass mason jars work well too) with three filled with water, red, yellow and blue color […]

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How to Make a Super Foaming Fun Magic Potion!

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How to Make a Super Foaming Fun Magic Potion!

Ask your adult assistant to help you find somewhere to set up your science lab. Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are also included to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments. We love this experiment in our house. It’s […]

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Magic Rainbow Water!

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Magic Rainbow Water!

Magic Rainbow Water Let’s learn about density! Ask your adult assistant to help you find somewhere to set up your science lab. Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are recommended to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments.   You […]

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Science Fun – Color Mixing

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Science Fun – Color Mixing

Mixing Colored Water Ask your adult assistant to help you find somewhere to set up your science lab. Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are also included to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments. First of all you need […]

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Snow Dough!

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Snow Dough!

Snow Dough This fun dough is very easy and quick to make and required no cooking. You can add glitter for a bit of sparkle or even some peppermint extract for an extra sensory experience. Instructions below! You Will Need One 16oz Corn Starch Container / Box (Corn Flour in the UK) Hair conditioner or […]

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How to Make Glitter Wands for Witches and Wizards!

How to Make Glitter Wands for Witches and Wizards!

This is a really quick and simple way to turn some plain old sticks into glittering, magic wands. Get those coats and boots on and head outside for a stick treasure hunt. Gather up some sticks from outdoors. Don’t worry if they are crooked or gnarly old sticks, that just adds to the character. Gather the […]

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Free Printables: Pretend Play Eye Doctor

Free Printables: Pretend Play Eye Doctor

Eye Doctor Pretend Play Kit Our July monthly theme is Eye Doctor. Eye doctors (also called ophthalmologists or optometrists) use a number of tests to examine your eyes and find out if you might have any vision problems. You can check out our themed Pretend Play Craft Kits here. They make fantastic birthday and holiday […]

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Bonus Meteorologist Activities

Bonus Meteorologist Activities

Pretend Play Meteorologist Weather is everywhere. Hot or cold, sunny or rainy, the weather affects what we do, where we live and even how we dress! It’s also pretty fascinating to learn about. Weather is different all over the world. It’s even different from state to state throughout the United States. Weather is made up […]

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Meteorologists in Action!

Meteorologists in Action!

Find Out About Meteorologists Our June Bramble Box was all about the weather and the important job that Meteorologists do. Designed for use in the classroom, this video from the Weather Center explains all about Meteorologists!

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