Messy Play

Have fun getting stuck in with these messy play ideas for kids. Post a picture on our Red Kite Days Facebook page of your creations!

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Farmyard Tuff Tray

By Laura, creative Mum of 2, and great at finding and trying out lots of different activities. It’s raining again!  We are trying to ...

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5 Valentine Activities for Toddlers

Here’s 5 great Valentine themed activities for toddlers from painting to card making and sensory play. Valentine Heart Painting ...

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Love Bugs Play Dough Activity

By Laura, Oxfordshire Mum of 2 A nice easy play dough activity today! If you’d like to make your own play dough, here’s an ...

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Valentine’s Slime

By Laura, Oxfordshire Mum of 2 It’s an early morning here today! Luckily, I’d made this last night, so my munchkin could play whilst I ...

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5 Winter Messy Craft Ideas

Off the back of Kate Middleton revealing her love of ‘messy’ crafts and playing with papier-mâché with George and Charlotte, Helen ...

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Multi Sensory Play

By Laura, Oxfordshire Mum of 2 My 2 and a half year old is currently obsessed with “We’re going on a bear hunt” by Michael Rosen. I ...

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Love Potion: Valentine’s Sensory Play

By Laura, Oxfordshire Mum of 2 With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this week we are playing all things pink and romantic. ...

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Lavender Scented Cloud Dough

Lavender scented cloud dough is a fantastic sensory play material as it is made from natural ingredients and can keep for up to six ...

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How To Make Slime Putty

Slime putty, slime, flubber, goop, fluffy slime, silly putty….. there are lots of different names for it but this amazing stuff ...

Messy and Sensory Play

Why is messy and sensory play important? Messy  and sensory play is great for babies and toddlers alike! It stimulates the senses, ...

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Rainbow Rice

Rainbow rice is an easy, colourful and fun activity which babies and toddlers love.  It’s been kindly shared by Nicole who set up ...

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How To Make Your Own Bath Bombs

Here’s how to make your own bath bombs or bath fizzers.  They’re fun to make and use – drop one into the bath and ...

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