Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fizzy Glittery Playdough / Gloop – Super Sensory Fun!

Fizzy Glittery Playdough / Gloop - Super Sensory Fun - Our Little House in the Country #playdough #sensoryplay #gloop #messyplay

A group of fantastic bloggers from the Kid Blogger Network (of which I am a member) are running a year long linky called “12 Months of Sensory Dough”.  Each month there is a theme for the dough and bloggers are encouraged to experiment with the theme and share their experiences (good and bad).  We love sensory play and make a lot

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Marble Painting – More Rainy Day Messy Art Fun!

Marble Painting - Messy Art Fun, perfect for a rainyday - Our Little House in the Country #kidsactivities #marblepainting #rainyday #messyplay #kids

Another rainy day meant another afternoon of messy art fun!  Today we used our marbles to create fantastic works of art and most importantly had a lot of fun doing it! What we used: marbles paint trays (we used a printing tray and a lid of a shoe box – couldn’t find my 2nd printing tray!!!!) card cheap and cheerful

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Bubble Painting with Straws – Indoor Messy Art Fun, Perfect for a Rainy Day

Bubble Painting- Messy Art Fun, Perfect Activity for a Rainy Day - Our Little House in the Country #art #kidsactivities #messyplay #bubblepaint

Today we had a really thundery afternoon, with lots of heavy rain downpours – a perfect day for messy art.  I had been planning on doing some bubble painting with straws for awhile now as I love to do this in school and I knew that Doodles and Oodles would absolutely love it!  Little did I know that we would

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Beach Themed Invitation to Play – Small World Play and Sensory Play

Beach themed Invitation to Play - Sensory and Imaginative Play- Our Little House in the Country #invitationtoplay #sensoryplay #imaginativeplay #summer

A Beach Themed sensory play activity was on our 100 Days of Summer Bucket List and this week we had we had the opportunity to cross it off our list and have a whole lot of fun doing it! So, what is an invitation to play (you may have seen this term used on this blog and elsewhere before)? Simply,

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Alphabet Book – Hunting for Letters, Cutting Skills, Learning Our ABCs

Our Alphabet Book developing letter, phonics and cutting skills - Our Little House in the Country #earlyliteracy #kidsactivities #abcs #phonics #cuttingskills

Hi all, this is a short and sweet post this morning about an activity we have been working on.  Doodles and I have been having lots of fun working on letters and phonics recently (just the basics).  Oodles has been joining in too, but the activities were aimed at D (almost 5 y.o).  Today, after doing an “a” sound hunt

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