Activity Packs (0-5 years)

View and download all of our activity packs for children aged 0-5 years

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Activities-for-Website-Week-1If you go down to the wood today

A creature you might find on a woodland walk

  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? Click on the bear to listen to the story together.
  • Activity Idea: Tiny Tots Sensory Rainbow Oats
  • Activity Idea: Older Explorers Bear Craft
  • Tuna dip recipe with pitta bread, cucumber or carrot
  • Discovery time: Make a bear den in the woods
March2021DownloadAnimals, Outdoors, Sensory Play
Activities-for-Website-Week-2The Very Hungry Caterpillar

A creature you might find on a woodland walk

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Click on the caterpillar to take you to the story
  • Activity idea: Tiny Tots Homemade crawl through sensory tunnel
  • Activity idea for older explorers – paint a caterpillar
  • Smashed avocado and boiled egg recipe
  • Discovery time: Show your children how to make marks on the ground with a stick.
March2021DownloadOutdoors, Animals, Sensory Play
Activities-for-Website-Week-3Wiggly worms

A creature you might find on a woodland walk

  • Click on the picture to take you to the story.
  • Activity idea: Tiny Tots Sensory play with spaghetti
  • Activity idea for older explorers – threading
  • Discovery time: How to make a wormery
March2021DownloadAnimals, Sensory Play, Arts & Crafts
Activities-for-Website-Week-4Bunny fun

A creature you might find on a woodland walk

  • Hop Little Bunnies. Click on the picture to take you to the story
  • Activity idea: Tint Tots Sensory play – black and white
  • Activity idea – older explorers ball skills game
  • Veggie fingers recipe
  • Discovery time: Can you spot rabbits where you live?
March2021DownloadAnimals, Sensory Play
Car-activitiesCar Activities

Transport – Big and Small

  • Car, Car, Truck, Jeep. Click on the picture to take you to the story/song.
  • Activity Idea: Tint Tots Sensory basket play
  • Activity idea – older explorers toy car paint tracks
  • Beanie dip and breadsticks recipe
  • Discovery time: Find out what things around the home can roll
June2021DownloadTransport, Sensory Play, Arts & Crafts
Rocket-activitiesRocket Activities

Transport – Big and Small

  • Roaring Rockets. Click on the picture to take you to the story
  • Activity idea: Tiny Tots black and white images
  • Activity idea – older explorers make a rocket
  • Butternut squash soup recipe
  • Discovery time: Can you launch your send into the air like a rocket?
June2021DownloadTransport
Digger-activitiesDigger Activities

Transport – Big and Small

  • The Little Yellow Digger. Click on the picture to take you to the story.
  • Activity idea: Tiny Tots Digging for treasure in jelly!
  • Activity idea – older explorers construction toy fun in the garden
  • Sweet potato patties recipe
  • Discovery time: Have a look around the house for things you can dig with.
June2021DownloadOutdoors, Transport, Sensory Play
Train-activitiesTrain Activities

Transport – Big and Small

  • The Train Ride. Click on the picture to take you to the song/story
  • Activity idea: Tiny Tots just within their reach
  • Activity idea – older explorers cardboard box fun
  • Green mash recipe
  • Discovery time: Sounds like...a train station!
June2021DownloadTransport
Holiday-week-13Holidays with teddy

Holidays

  • Maisy Goes on Holiday. Click on the picture to take you to the story.
  • Activity idea – older explorers packing a suitcase for teddy
  • Activity idea: Tint Tots bath time fun
  • Banana and berry porridge recipe
  • Discovery time: New foods flavours and textures
August2021DownloadSeasonal
Picnic-week-14Picnics

Picnic (Holidays)

  • We’re Going on a Picnic. Click on the picture to take you to the story.
  • Activity idea – Older explorers what shall we take on our picnic?
  • Activity idea: Tiny Tots buggy walk through the park.
  • Cheesy toast and cucumber fingers recipe
  • Discovery time: Talk to your child about what makes us healthy
August2021DownloadOutdoors, Seasonal
Seaside-week-15Going to the seaside

Seaside (Holidays)

  • Seaside Poems. Click on the picture to take you to the poems
  • Activity idea – older explorers seaside pictures
  • Activity idea – Tiny Tots Musical sea sounds
  • Cream hotpot recipe
  • Discovery time: What creatures live in at the seaside?
August2021DownloadSeasonal, Animals
Camping-week-16Let's go camping

Camping

  • Maisy goes Camping. Click on the picture to go to the story
  • Activity idea – Older explorers making a den indoors or outdoors
  • Activity idea: Tiny Tots ice cubes
  • Crustless quiche recipe
  • Discovery time – find out which birds come to visit your home or garden.
August2021DownloadSeasonal, Outdoors, Animals
Activities-for-website-week-17Nursery rhymes and stories

Numbers and Counting

  • My Granny Went to Market. Click the picture to take you to the story.
  • Activity idea: Tint Tots magic carpet and nursery rhymes
  • Activity idea: Older explorers magic carpet picnic and storytelling
  • Fruit porridge recipe
  • Discovery time: Nursery rhymes and stories
September2021DownloadNumbers
Activities-for-Website-Week-18Counting and numbers

Numbers and Counting

  • Handa’s Hen. Click on the picture to take you to the story.
  • Activity ideas – Tiny Tots cooling sensory play
  • Older explorers number games with water squirters
  • Fish risotto recipe
  • Discovery time: Make a game to discover how many of the same matching items you can find on your next walk
September2021DownloadNumbers, Sensory Play, Outdoors
Activities-for-Website-Week-19Music and rhythm

Numbers and Counting

  • Ten Little Ladybirds. Click on the picture to take you to the story.
  • Activity idea: Tiny Tots Music and Rhythm
  • Activity idea – older explorers counting
  • Noodle dinner recipe
  • Discovery time – one to one counting
September2021DownloadNumbers
Activities-for-Website-Week-20-1Counting with animals

Numbers and Counting

  • One is a Snail Ten is a Crab. Click on the picture to take you to the story.
  • Activity idea – older explorers finding and making footprints
  • Activity idea – Tiny Tots Peek a Boo!
  • Fruit medley yogurt recipe
  • Discovery time – why are feet, paws, claws, hooves and fins different?
September2021DownloadAnimals, Outdoors, Numbers
Activities-for-Website-Week-21-1Treasure hunts and welly walks

Autumn Fun

  • Squirrels Autumn Search. Click on the picture to take you to the story.
  • Activity idea – Older explorers treasure hunt
  • Activity idea – Tiny Tots where has it gone?
  • Falafel recipe
  • Discovery time – Welly walk through fallen leaves
October2021DownloadOutdoors, Numbers, Seasonal
Activities-for-Website-Week-22-1Winter adventures

Autumn Fun

  • It was a Cold, Dark, Night. Click on the picture to take you to the story
  • Activity idea – Older explorers making a cosy den
  • Activity idea – Tiny Tots make a leaf blower
  • Blueberry porridge recipe
  • Discovery time – which of these animals hibernate in winter?
October2021DownloadNumbers, Animals, Seasonal
Activities-for-Website-Week-23-1Autumn fun

Autumn Fun

  • Guess How Much I Love You – In the Autumn. Click on the picture to take you to an animation of the story.
  • Activity Idea – Older explorers an autumn bug hunt
  • Activity idea – Tiny Tots making marks
  • Tuna jacket recipe
  • Discovery time: Why do squirrels bury their nuts?
October2021DownloadSeasonal, Arts & Crafts, Outdoors, Animals
Activities-for-Website-Week-24-1Pumpkin play

Autumn Fun

  • Pumpkin Soup. Click on the picture to take you to the story
  • Activity idea – older explorers pumpkin lanterns
  • Activity idea – Tiny Tots pumpkin sensory play
  • Squash and lentil soup recipe
  • Discovery time – What can you do with all those pumpkin seeds? Don’t throw them away!
October2021DownloadSeasonal, Sensory Play, Arts & Crafts
Activities for Website Week 25Coping with worries

Talking about worries.

  • The Worrysaurus
  • Activity Idea: older explorers worry box
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots baby massage
  • Chickpea biryani
  • Discovery time: The happy things hunt
December2021DownloadSensory Play, Feelings and emotions
Activities for Website Week 26Being part of a team

Being part of a team and working with others.

  • We Are Together
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers paper chains
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots sensory lights
  • Baked plantain
  • Discovery time: What is teamwork?
December2021DownloadSensory Play, Feelings and emotions, Arts & Crafts
Activities for Website Week 27Be like a wolf

Being as brave as a wolf.

  • Wolf Girl
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers dressing up fun
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots mirror emotions
  • Homemade houmous
  • Discovery time: Facial expressions
December2021DownloadFeelings and emotions
Activities for Website Week 28Fishing for numbers

Feel good fun with fish and numbers.

  • Rainbow Fish
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers fishing with numbers
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots foil blanket
  • Root vegetable mash
  • Discovery time: aquarium visit
December2021DownloadFeelings and emotions, Sensory Play, Numbers
_Activities for Website Christmas & New YearFestive Fun

Fun activities at Christmas.

  • Jingle Bells
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers sensory play dough
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots festive shakers
  • Cinnamon  & banana toast
  • Discovery time: who can pull a sleigh?
December2021DownloadSensory Play, Seasonal, Arts & Crafts, Christmas, Food, Singing
Activities for Website Christmas & New Year 2Christmas sing-a-long

Singing and family fun.

  • Twelve days of Christmas
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers dancing for fun 
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots gift wrap for play
  • Blueberry porridge
  • Discovery time: Why do we give presents?
December2021DownloadSensory Play, Seasonal, Arts & Crafts, Christmas, Food, Singing
Activities for Website January 122Tidying up can be fun!

Tidying and sorting make great games

  • Aunt Amelia's house
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers sorting games
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots name, name, name
  • Scrambled egg
  • Discovery time: What can you find to sort around the home?
January2022DownloadFood, sorting, Tidying, labeling, scrambled egg
Activities for Website January 222Caring for ourselves and each other

Tidying and sorting make great games

  • Maisie gets a pet
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers what is it like to be a Vet?
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots fresh air and sunlight
  • Man 'n' cheese
  • Discovery time: How do we care for different animals?
January2022DownloadFood, labeling, macaroni cheese, pasta, sunlight, vitamin D, Vet, imaginary play, caring, Animals
_Activities for Website January 322Getting dressed

Tidying and sorting make great games

  • Fox's Socks
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers dressing up games
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots sock puppet storyteller
  • Butternut squash and red pepper soup
  • Discovery time: What goes on first
January2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading
Activities for Website January 422Time for Sleep

Tidying and sorting make great games

  • Arlo, the lion who couldn't sleep
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers paper plate masks
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots bath time relaxed play
  • Chicken noodles
  • Discovery time: What creatures help each other?
January2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading
Activities for Website Feb wk1 2022Spending time with Dad

Having fun with Dad

  • Sam and his Dad
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers small world play
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots soft play for crawlers
  • Recipe Idea: Cereal with peaches
  • Discovery time: Recording stories
February2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors
Activities for Website Feb wk 2 202222Fun with Food

Making delicious snacks and playing with Jelly

  • At my family table
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers making pizza faces
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots messy play with jelly
  • Recipe Idea: Beetroot dip
  • Discovery time: Turn off the tech
February2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors
Activities for Website Feb wk3 22What's it like to be a twin?

Silly voices, facial expressions and copying will build your little one's brain

  • We, but me
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers sorting
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots facial expressions and silly voices
  • Recipe Idea: Delicious dhal
  • Discovery time: Turn off the tech
February2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors
Activities for Website Feb wk4 22Sometimes families are different

Posting games are fun, just check your boots before putting them on!

  • The girl with two dads
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers posting game
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots sound sensor game
  • Recipe Idea: Cheesy toast fingers
  • Discovery time: Family tree
February2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors
Activities for Website March wk1 22Saving the planet

Have you got your eco super hero cape ready?

  • Michael recycle
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers shopkeeper game
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots sensory bottles
  • Recipe Idea: Crustless mini quiche
  • Discovery time: Rhyme time
March2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors, Feelings and emotions
Activities for Website March wk2 22Saving the planet

Does plastic belong in the ocean?

  • Somebody swallowed Stanley
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers wellie walk and clean up
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots peekaboo
  • Recipe Idea: Jamaican fish curry
  • Discovery time: Wiltshire Wildlife Trust
March2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors, Feelings and emotions
Activities for Website March wk3 22Saving the planet

What can you invent using bits and bobs from around the home?

  • I can save the Earth
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers washing up glove puppet
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots making bubbles
  • Recipe Idea: Leek and potato mash
  • Discovery time: Step into Spring
March2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors, Feelings and emotions
Activities for Website March wk4 22Saving the planet

Doesn't matter how big you are, you can still help to save the oceans

  • Harry saves the ocean
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers junk modelling
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots preloved - pass it on
  • Recipe Idea: Pineapple and yoghurt
  • Discovery time: Bonding with baby
March2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors, Feelings and emotions
Activities for Website April Week 1 2022Spring is in the air

Everything comes alive in Spring

  • Hooray for Hoppy
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers mirror image butterfly
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots handprint lambs
  • Recipe Idea: Banana and Berry Porridge
  • Discovery time: Sights, sounds and smells
April2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors, Feelings and emotions
Activities for Website April wk2 22Making and holding onto Memories

Stories that explain difficult subjects

  • My name is not refugee
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers memories book
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots Rainbow oats
  • Recipe Idea: Tuna dip
  • Discovery time: Make a den
April2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors, Feelings and emotions
Activities for Website April Week 3 2022Let it rain

Learning about the weather

  • Cyril the lonely cloud
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers Water play
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots Sensory rainmaker
  • Recipe Idea: Creamy Hotpot
  • Discovery time: What's the weather doing outside?
April2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors, Feelings and emotions
Activities for Website April 22 week 4Animals big and small

Animals big and small

  • Old McDonald had a farm
  • Activity Idea: Older explorers Messy play farm yard
  • Activity Idea: Tiny tots Animal puppets
  • Recipe Idea: Omelette fingers
  • Discovery time: Discovering nursery rhymes
April2022DownloadFood, Self Independence, Reading, Outdoors, Feelings and emotions