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Granny’s Teeth and Pumpkin Pete!

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Granny’s Teeth have had a small break as they went ‘missing in action’, but have thankfully turned up in the post again! For this Granny’s Teeth blog we are going retro and taking a trip back to Halloween when Miss Faux and the children of Manor Way Primary Academy had an interesting email from a toothless pumpkin….     This week …

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PIP Kombi – WINNER (and a discount code).

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The winner of the PIP Kombi is…. NICHOLA McCARTER Well done Nichola! If you email me the address that you would like the PIP Kombi to be sent to then I will pass the info on to Thinking Products. If you didn’t win this time and still fancy getting your hands on a PIP Kombi then if you order from …

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How to Make Coloured Porridge Oats…

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This is a really simple and easy one to do. You can use your coloured oats as a sensory experience, not to mention as an addition to Small World, Creative play and many, many more areas of provision. You will need: Porridge Oats – I have found that the LARGE porridge oats work best. Measuring cup Measuring spoons Small container (like …

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Squeeze and Snap Dough…

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  Here is another favourite… Squeeze and Snap Dough (It is called ‘Squeeze and Snap’ because you can squeeze it and snap it!)   What you need: 1 cup of cornflour 2 tablespoons of oil (to start with) 2 tablespoons of shampoo or washing up liquid (to start with)     What to do:   Put one cup of cornflour …