Welcome to Nursery Activity Ideas, a website full of hints and tips on fun activities for babies, toddlers and children aged up to around five years old. Activities cover a wide range of topics meeting the criteria for the Birth to Three Matters Framework, Desirable Outcomes Framework and the Foundation Stage/Phase. Activities are designed for use by Day Care Nursery Nurses or by parents and their toddlers.
This very simple fun activity is suitable for older children to prepare themselves and make their own challenges.
This can be a good way for older children to learn about plants in the garden while using it for imaginative play with small plastic bugs. This activity can be completed indoors or outside and can easily be transferred from one to another.
This is a very simple activity for children over the age of two for them to create their own musical instrument.
These fish are a bright and colourful way to display children’s birthdays, and can be used as part of an under the sea theme.
This activity is simple to do and can help make water play that bit more interesting and educational for all children.
This is a fun alternative to building a snowman which children over the age of two can have hours of fun enjoying.
A fun activity for children over the age of two, adding a different element of fun to small world toys.
This activity is an exciting way for children over the age of three to investigate different smells and explore objects using their senses.
This can be a fun way for children over the age of three to explore and learn the colours through a group display. The display can be change weekly for example to show a different colour.
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Nursery Activity Ideas is a collection of fun activities with babies, toddlers and children up to the age of 5 in mind. Read more about us.
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