Category Archives: Messy/Sensory Play

14 Valentine’s Day Sensory Play Ideas

14 Valentines' Day Sensory Play Ideas - Our Little House in the Country

14 Valentine’s Day Sensory Play Ideas Valentine’s Day Ice Play Loving Hands – Little Bins for Little Hands Melting Hearts Word Search – Inspiration Laboratories Valentine’s Sensory Box – Learning and Exploring Through Play Valentine’s Day Play Dough – Craftulate Heart Textured Playdough -Learning and Exploring Through Play An Invitation to Make..Love Bugs – Multicraftingmummy Valentine’s Day Goop on the

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25 St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Play Ideas and Recipes

25 St Patrick's Day Sensory Play Ideas and Recipes - Our Little House in the Country

25 St Patrick’s Day Sensory Play Recipes, Bins and Ideas St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin – Feels Like Home 40+ St Patrick’s Day Sensory Tubs – Living Montessori Now St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin and Activities – Fantastic Fun and Learning St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin Activity – Kids Play Box St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin – The Chaos and

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10 Valentine’s Day Crafts and Activities for Kids

10 Valentine's Day Activities and Crafts for Kids - Our Little House in the Country

10 Valentine’s Day Crafts and Activities for Kids Love Birds:Valentine’s Day Bird Feeders:  This is such a clever a cute idea from Wine and Glue, lots of fun to make and would be a gorgeous gift to give! Homemade Valentine’s Day Lolly Pop Cards: This is a simple yet super sweet card for kids to make from My Frugal Adventures.

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Halloween Playdough – A Ghoulish Invitation to Play and Create!

Halloween Playdough Invitation to Play and Learn #halloween #playdough #invitationtoplay

Playdough provides children with endless possibilities to play and create as well as developing all sorts of physical and cognitive skills.  As Halloween is not a million miles off, I thought it was time to make some Halloween inspired playdough and invite my little munchkins to get creepily creative!!!!!! After Christmas, Halloween is my favourite holiday! Mind you, I love

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Cornstarch / Cornflour Dough Pumpkin Hanging Decorations

Cornstarch Dough Pumpkin Hanging Decorations - #fall #autumn #crafts for #kids #halloween - Our Little House in the Country

Cornstarch dough is the perfect dough for making decorations to hang on a tree.  These cute little pumpkins are great for this time of year to add an autumnal feel plus they are perfect for Halloween and Thanksgiving too! We have a plain white tree/branch in a tin bucket in our home all year round.  As the seasons change we

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10 Fantastic Fall Activities for Kids – Autumn Arts, Crafts and Lots More!

10 Fantastic Fall Activities for Kids - Autumn Arts, Crafts and Lots More - Our Little House in the Country

10 Fantastic Fall Activities for Kids – Autumn arts, crafts and lots more from my some of my favourite bloggers and pinners! 10 Fantastic Autumn Activities for Kids I have pinned! (if you click on the the “pins” displayed below it will take straight to each blogger’s own pin to repin to your own boards) 1.  If you haven’t already,

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Autumn / Fall Coloured Play Dough – Quick and Simple Recipe

Autumn / Fall Coloured Playdough - A Quick and Simple Recipe - Our Little House in the Country

A quick and simple recipe for Autumn / Fall coloured playdough. This playdough is perfect for all sorts of autumn themed play activities. It quick and simple to make and should last for a number of weeks if kept in an air tight container in the fridge. Ingredients: (per individual colour) 1 cup flour 1 cup salt 1 tsp ground

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Clay Autumn Leaves – Fall Crafts for Kids

Clay Autumn Leaves - Falls Crafts for Kids - #fall #autumn #crafts #kids

Clay Autumn Leaves – a great, simple Fall craft for all ages.  It’s amazing what you can make with a little clay, glue and glitter! Disclosure: I received the clay used in this activity from as a free sample in return for a fair and honest review.  All thoughts are my own. I often get my inspiration for our

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Foam Painting – Painting and Printing with Shaving Foam

Foam painting-painting with shaving foam - Our Little House in the Country #foampainting #painting #printing

This is such a fun activity!  It combines two of our favourites – messy play and painting! This is simple, fun and suitable for all ages from toddlers up!  It has been a while since we last did this and a recent post from Left Brain Craft Brain inspired me to try it again. What we used: shaving foam (we

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