Fairy Tale Storytelling Basket - The Imagination Tree. Create a story basket full of storytelling props to retell favorite fairy tales together in a playful way! So easy to set up and beneficial for so many strands of early literacy development.
Invention Idea Box (School Kids).great for critical thinking! I had a "Building Box" in my room last year where I added items I thought kids could use to build things. (It was usually things I would otherwise throw away or recycle.) The kids loved it!
Homemade floam is easy to make and SO FUN! Much cheaper than store bought, too! Recipe: tsp of borax cup of warm water & cup of warm water- divided oz of white school & cups of polystyrene beads Optional: drops of food coloring
Great kid-made gift idea for siblings! Story Stones are a Creative Way to Tell Stories and Also Offer Sensory Play Experience. Learn How to Make Story Stones and Use them to Facilitate Storytelling - driven by the kids themselves.
Silky soft play dough for kids using 2 ingredients: 1 cup conditioner (cheaper the better), 2 cups cornflour/cornstarch, glitter (optional). This is awesome! I was just thinking about affordable gluten-free play dough.