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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Shaving Foam Marble Effect Art

This is one of the activities my toddler has enjoyed most on our crafting adventures. The whole process is lots of messy fun and the ...

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Incredible Shaving Foam Stretchy Slime

This very messy activity makes a range of amazing sensory materials out of just a few ingredients which will keep kids busy all day. We ...

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Erupting Aliens Science Activity for Kids

This kids science activity is loads of fun for anyone who likes aliens, mess and making things explode. Watch out, it can get very ...

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How to Make Sensory Foam from Chickpea Water

The Coronavirus lockdown has me scrolling Pinterest each evening searching out easy activities I can do with my youngest preschool son ...

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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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