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July 20, 2022

Kids love making Pom-Poms and we used them to make these fun Pom-Pom Llamas in the Summer 2022 issue of Creative Steps. At the recent Childcare & Education Expo in Bolton, we had visitors making their own Llamas and devised a “speedy” method for making the pom-poms – perfect to keep kids engaged! See our […]

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May 26, 2017

Make your own fossil! This idea can be adapted to make fossils in different shapes and sizes. 3D bones made from straws with a layer of tissue and paint over the top make it quite realistic! See the full step-by-step instructions for this project – and dozens more fun ideas, all designed to encourage learning through creative play […]

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March 8, 2013

Here’s an idea of all the fun projects, activities and features in the Summer 2013 issue. More than 100 fun, inspiring ideas for 0-5’s, 5-7’s and 7-11 year olds – making use of recycled materials and helping kids learn through creative play. – all designed to help you keep boredom at bay this summer! To […]

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May 24, 2012

(from ’50 Boredom Busters’) Scavenger Hunt: Give each child or teams of children a list of items they have to find in a certain area in a fixed time. The lists can be adapted depending on the age and abilities of the children taking part. Car Scavenger Hunt: Before you set out on a long […]

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May 24, 2012

(from ’50 Boredom Busters’) Balloon Tennis: You will need two long balloons and a round balloon. Set up a net or simply use a piece of string to lay on the grass to represent a net. Use the long balloons as rackets and the round balloon as the ball. Avoid playing this game if it’s […]

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August 13, 2010

Designed by Kirsty Neale –  Take some cheap kitchen sponges and turn them into super summer snowball soakers! They are ideal for a group activity and perfect for cooling down on a hot summer’s day. How to Play Make up as many summer snowballs as you want and take them outside. Fill a bucket full […]

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