Learn & Play

How would you like to play today?
Click on the images to view more information about these activities. 
 
ACTIVE PLAY
Pillow Case Hoppers 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Getting kids physically active; developing movement and coordination.
Building strong bodies, muscles, bones and hearts.
 
BATHTIME PLAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bringing learning through play into the bath with some fun activities.
 
CREATIVE PLAY
 
imagaintive play cupcakesthings to make with cardboard tubes or toilet rolls
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Getting all arty and crafty! 
A variety of different art and craft activities for all ages.
 
IMAGINATIVE PLAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Children learn from experience: from what happens around them, from what they see, hear, smell, taste and touch.  To absorb those experiences and make sense of the world, they need to be engaged in an imaginary play.
 
FELT PLAY 
Learning links to felt play
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Learning a number of concepts, colours, numbers and alphabet using felt and the sense of touch.  Like play dough, felt is a great learning tool of many concpets.
 
FINE MOTOR PLAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
You will find that most activities here on learning4kids promote and encourage fine motor development and control but there are few that are focused directly on fine motor skills.
 
LEARNING PLAY 
Alphabet Hide & Seek GameFun numeracy activities for kids
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loads of great activity ideas to develop an understanding and learn about colours, shapes, letters and numbers. 
 
MUSIC PLAY
Gather all teddy bears you have in the house
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Music, nursery rhymes and other songs for kids are great for developing oral language skills and other key skills.
 
PAINT PLAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kids love to plaint and it is a wonderful tool for learning through play. 
 
PLAY DOUGH PLAY
Play dough activity ideas 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A hands-on and sensory tool for learning.
 
SCIENCE PLAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Some activities here on learning4kids may have a science concept, such as floating and sinking.
 
SENSORY PLAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fabulous Messy Play ideas for learning – Sensory play encourages children to manipulate and mold materials, building up their fine motor skills and coordination.
 
THEMES PLAY
rainbow theme activities for kids
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Different themes to play and learn with throughout the year.
 
Happy play time!
Learning 4 kids