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 // Christmas Lolly Stick Reindeer Craft

*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 a brand new book,  A Big Cheer for Wayne Dear by Richard Morrell, and we’ve made…

Pondering Playtime // Gluten Free Stained Glass Window Biscuits

  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 .   After the microwave salt dough stars that we made a couple of weeks ago, M had been asking…

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.  …