Entries by Justine

Mess free messy play!

Looking for some easy to make, mess free messy play ideas? We’ve got you! Sensory bags are perfect for this! Sensory bags are so easy to make, messy free and perfect for little hands to explore! You can add pretty much anything you want, just make sure it doesn’t have sharpe edges! They are great […]

Perfect Play Dough!

We just LOVE play dough at Little Messy Learners! Just like any kind of cooking play dough can sometimes be hard to get right! Follow this easy recipe and helpful tips to make your own perfect play dough! Play dough is one of the best products for developing fine and gross motor skills! Your child […]

Chocolate Moon Dough

We just LOVE Chocolate Moon Dough at Little Messy Learners! This is a firm favourite in classes, it smells so yummy and is taste safe and toxic free. Plus it’s great for kids with a dairy allergy! The great thing about moon dough is you can build with it, just like kinetic sand. So grab […]

Mini mark maker Monday’s!

Because Perth and Peel in WA were in lockdown today, I held a mini mark maker Mondays session at home! Take a look below so you can create the activities at home! A play dough rainbow! Play dough is one of my most favourite things to make for my girls and in class. It’s probably […]

ANZAC Day Crafts

Try these lovely Anzac day crafts with your children at home to open up the discussion about what ANZAC day means. ANZAC Poppies with Little Messy Learners! Why do we wear poppies for ANZAC day? “The Flanders poppy has long been a part of Remembrance Day, the ritual that marks the Armistice of 11 November […]

Celebrating Earth Day 2021

Restore Our Earth is the theme for Earth Day this year. It’s so important for us to teach our children how to respect and take care of the World around them and this can start from a young age! Here are two very simple activities you can do with your child at home to start […]

Exploding egg fun!

Don’t throw away your plastic Easter eggs! Save them to create this fantastic fizzy activity. This activity will blow your kids minds! It’s so much fun and teaches them so much about chemical reactions, colours and grip. What you need Empty plastic eggs An egg box A plastic tray Droppers/medicine syringe/teaspoon (any of these will […]

Easter tree craft

This Easter craft has it all, a walk in the sunshine, painting, threading, cutting and a beautiful Easter tree at the end! My 3 year old daughter loved doing this activity! What made it even better is that we were able to spread it over a few days, so it gave us something to do […]

Easter Egg fun!

Practice those all important fine motor skills and paint an eggstastic picture too! Fine motor skills are essential for when your little ones start learning to write when they get to Kindy. They help to build the small muscles in the hands and fingers and help with pencil grip. This is a perfect and simple […]

Valentine’s Day Activities

It’s time to fall in love with messy play! Here are three simple and cute ideas for Valentine’s day! A Lovely footprints All you need is paper, a pen and some paint! Fold your paper in half, write an L on the top left, leave a gap for the footprint next to it and then […]