Tag: educational gifts for kids

Post Office Pretend Play Prop Box

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Post Office Pretend Play Prop Box

Pretend Play Post Office Playing pretend post office, writing and mailing letters, is one of the pretend play activities that gets the most traction in this house.  My almost 4 year old has been playing with her Post Office Prop Box for the past five days now and keeps finding new ways to have fun […]

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Letter Writing By Children: A Dying Art?

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Letter Writing By Children: A Dying Art?

April is National Card and Letter Writing Month. Letter writing is a nearly extinct art, a relic of the past slow moving, technologically unconnected world.  Are hand written notes disappearing from our doorsteps, much like the long forgotten milkman or maybe even your mailman? Do you remember the joy of receiving a letter from a […]

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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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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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Go Fishing! Indoor fishing and learning. Letter, number and word recognition.

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Go Fishing! Indoor fishing and learning. Letter, number and word recognition.

This game is usually made with the use of small magnets and metal objects such as washers or paper clips. Avoid the danger of small magnets with this super simple indoor fishing game! The materials and instructions for this game were included in the September Bramble Box.  To recreate this craft at home you will […]

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Easy Pretend Play Camping Lantern Tutorial

Filed in Activity Inspiration by on 09/23/2015 0 Comments
Easy Pretend Play Camping Lantern Tutorial

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Welcome to the Bramble Box Blog!

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Welcome to the Bramble Box Blog!

Welcome to the Bramble Box blog! Here at Bramble Box HQ we believe that pretend play is so important! We’ve created this site to share our pretend play inspiration and craft tutorials, with you and your children. Feel free to take a look around! We will be adding helpful ideas and tips on how you […]

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