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Why Wooden Toys are Kind of a Big Deal!

Children are tactile creatures, the way wooden toys feel is warm and inviting. There is something special about touching and playing with things that are made from natural materials. I have witnessed it year after year as a kindergarten teacher, wooden toys are definitely the choice of preschoolers. Wooden toys are a great choice when you are buying toys. Here’s why: Wooden toys will not get brittle and break like plastic toys can. The are sturdy...

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Balloon Bam

This game is not for the faint hearted as it requires the players to burst balloons to find messages inside. Some children love bursting balloons but others don’t, so this party game should be optional.

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I Spy Bag

You may have seen ‘I Spy’ bags all over the net. Here’s a chance to make your very own from things you can find around your house.

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Tickle Back Drawing

We live in a fast paced world and our children are along for the ride. Just like adults, children need time out to relax and rejuvenate.

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Bubble Blow Painting

Are you tired of asking your kids to stop blowing bubbles into their milk? Well, let’s give them an opportunity to have fun with bubbles without being impolite. Let’s get into Bubble Blow Painting!

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Play Dough and Its Super Powers. Plus Recipes and Activities

Play dough is one of the best things your child will ever play with. It is the super hero of childhood activities. Don’t mistake play dough for just a soft gooey mess… That would be seriously underestimating its amazing super powers. So, what are play dough’s super powers?

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Photos for Baby – Language and Intellectual Development

Nappy changing can sometimes be a wee bit challenging. Making this time interesting and fun can often keep your baby calm, comfortable and occupied.

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Baby Obstacle Course

As your baby becomes more active, they will delight in crawling around your home. Setting up an obstacle course is an enjoyable challenge for them. Their upper body strength, coordination and navigation skills will get a great work out.

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Goop Recipe

Goop is one of our all time favourite activities here at The Play Hive. It is so cheap and easy that it can be whipped up in a flash for hours of sensory play. The consistency of Goop will fascinate your child. It is hard when squeezed together but soft and runny when left to drip off your hands.

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Slime Recipe

This sensory activity is soooo much fun, is extremely cheap and amazingly easy. Your toddler or preschooler will love it.

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