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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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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How To Make Slime Putty

Slime putty, slime, flubber, goop, fluffy slime, silly putty….. there are lots of different names for it but this amazing stuff ...

Messy and Sensory Play

Why is messy and sensory play important? Messy  and sensory play is great for babies and toddlers alike! It stimulates the senses, ...

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Rainbow Rice

Rainbow rice is an easy, colourful and fun activity which babies and toddlers love.  It’s been kindly shared by Nicole who set up ...

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How To Make Your Own Bath Bombs

Here’s how to make your own bath bombs or bath fizzers.  They’re fun to make and use – drop one into the bath and ...

Dinosaur Ice Excavation

You need to do the preparation in advance for this activity, but once ready, it’s great cool, sensory fun for a hot day. You Will ...

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Summer Craft – Ice Painting

Ice painting is a cheap and easy summer craft project – perfect for a hot and sunny day! Painting on ice blocks is fascinating as ...

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Plaster of Paris Garden Stepping Stone

I love Plaster of Paris craft projects.  Plaster is cheap to buy and surprisingly non-messy.  It’s easy to use and makes ...

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Puffy Paint

Puffy paint is cheap and easy to make with only three ingredients and it’s so much fun.  You can put the paint into sandwich bags ...

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Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Here’s a great craft project for kids who love dinosaurs! Create your own dinosaur fossil from salt dough. You could try making ...

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Salt Dough

Here’s how to make salt dough to create your own models or decorations.  Salt dough is cheap and easy to make and will keep the ...

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