Pondering Playtime

Pondering Playtime is a book and activity series for pre-school children. Every fortnight I share a short book review and related play and learning activity.

Pondering Playtime // Microwave Salt Dough Star Decorations

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen , and we’ve been getting a head start on Christmas by making these lovely star decorations…

Pondering Playtime // Room on the Broom Halloween Tuff Spot

Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen .   Room on the Broom – What’s the Story?   Room on the Broom is about a witch and her…

Pondering Playtime // Gluten Free Gruffalo Crumble

Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen The Gruffalo¬†by Julia Donaldson. My toddler is really into cooking at the moment, so we decided to make a gluten free…

Pondering Playtime // Swampy Dinosaur Tuff Spot

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen , and created a swampy dinosaur tuff spot.   Tyrannosaurus Drip – What’s the Story?  …

Pondering Playtime // We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Tuff …

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen , and I’ve created a lovely little sensory storytelling tuff spot to go alongside it.  …

Pondering Playtime // Toddle Waddle Seaside Tuff Spot

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen , and a fun seaside themed tuff spot activity to go with it. Toddle Waddle –…

Pondering Playtime // The Snail and the Whale Rock Painting

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen . I’ve chosen a simple rock decorating activity to go alongside it. It’s a bit of…