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Cloud Dough with a Fizzy Surprise – Sensory Play with a Science Twist!

Cloud Dough with a Fizzy Surprise -Sensory Play with a Science Twist - Our Little House in the Country #semsoryplay #clouddough

We love to experiment with sensory play, recipes and doughs.  Doodles loves doing experiments and he asked if we could do a fizzy one today.  Oodles wanted to make dough so I decided we could try and combine both. What we used: 1 cup of flour 1 cup of baby oil food colouring 1 tbsp bicarbonate of soda vinegar What

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Paint Filled Water Balloons – Messy Outdoor Summer Fun!

Paint Filled Water Balloons - Messy Outdoor Summer Fun! - Our Little House in the Country #messyplay #outdoorplay #summer #waterballoons

Following our recent Water Themed Birthday Party we had a lot of waterballoons left and I was eager to try out lots of different activities with them! This morning was bright and sunny and perfect for more waterballoon fun, so I decided to fill several balloons with paint and see what fun we could have! What we used: water balloons

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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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Ooooey Gooooey Slime! – Simple Indoor Rainy Day Messy Play Fun

How to make Ooey Gooey Slime - Rainy Day Messy Sensory Fun - Our Little House in the Country #messyplay #slime

On Friday it rained!!!!!  Shock, horror :O !  Having been away in sunnier climes for a few weeks and a number of weeks of hot, sunny weather here since our return we had almost forgotten what rain was like! Over breakfast Doodles and Oodles discussed with me what they would like to do for the day!  First on the agenda

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Feet Painting or Printing- Outdoor Messy Summer Fun for Kids!

Messy Summer Outdoor Creative Fun - Feet Painting or Printing - Our Little House in the Country #summer #kids #kidsactivities

As the weather is gloriously sunny at the moment we have been doing nearly all of our activities outdoors.  Over the weekend we had the opportunity to do several art projects outside, you may have seen our Miniature Garden project which was really great fun.  Another little project that we had great fun with was feet painting – this also

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