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Kinetic sand is a fun sensory activity for children aged 2+. Younger children will love squishing the sand, while older children can use it to build and create. Watch this video tutorial to find out how to mix your own using sand, cornflour and washing up liquid.
Help your child to grow a prize-winning sunflower with this step-by-step guide that includes tips from BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine. You don’t need specialist equipment – did you know you can grow seeds in an egg box? Scroll down for advice on how and when to grow, and tips to win any tallest sunflower competition!
Video calls have become an important part of staying in touch with family and friends, but quizzes are tricky for children to get involved with and toddlers just don’t like to sit still! Try creating a virtual playdate even young children will love with these easy activities and games you can play on FaceTime, Zoom or Skype. They’re perfect for spending time with friends, cousins and grandparents when you can’t see them in person.