Sink And Float Tuff Tray

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  Erin loves doing experiments, especially if it’s something that involves water. Something simple to use the Tuff Tray* for is a sink and float experiment. What you’ll need Chalk or pens to write on the Tuff Tray Large container for the water Random selection of items from around the house We started out by marking off different areas of the Tuff Tray. I did think about putting different pieces of card down for each section (sink and float) but then quickly realised that they

Ice Cream Shop Tuff Tray

AD | Contains affiliate links marked with * For as long as Erin has understood the idea of imaginative play she has loved the idea of an ice cream shop. There have been so many days where she has stood in her playhouse and pretended to sell us ice creams. So, when I decided to set up a Tuff Tray* with the same idea, I knew that it would be a hit. What you will need: Something to act as ice cream. We used foaming soap in a couple of different colours Ice cream scoops Ice

Witches Potion Tuff Tray

AD | Contains affiliate links marked with * When it comes to our Tuff Tray* one of Erin’s favourite things to do is to mix things. It doesn’t really seem to matter too much about what it is, but she really loves putting things into water. One of her favourite things to watch is Room On The Broom* so I thought what better than to make up a tray for mixing together a witch’s potion. What you’ll need: Large mixing bowl Petals Toy spiders and bats Coloured water Sticks or spoons for mixing Small pots

Construction Site Tuff Tray

Post contains affiliate links (marked with *) Today I’m bringing you another really easy Tuff Tray* idea with things you might have laying around the house and garden. I don’t like to spend loads of money on new items or complicated set ups so I always like to use things we already have to hand. This is how we put together a simple Construction Site Tuff Tray. What you’ll need: Construction vehicles* Construction signs Black paper and white chalk (for the road) Building materials (we used mud, grass, cornflakes, red lentils, rice crispies, sand and small

Experiments With Water Tuff Tray

Post contains affiliate links (marked with *) When we first got the Tuff Tray* I didn’t really know what to do with it. Honestly, I think I was a bit overwhelmed by seeing all of these Instagram perfect trays. I am really not all that creative and I also didn’t want to spend loads of money on really cool and interesting accessories. So, recently I put together a really easy Tuff Tray for Erin based on her favourite subject; Science! What you’ll need: Empty plastic bottles Food colouring Water Science equipment (such as beakers, test

Painting With Dinosaurs Tuff Tray

AD | Post contains affiliate links (marked with *) Being stuck at home for the majority of the week has meant that I have had to entertain Erin a lot more than I normally would. We have gone from her being at nursery for 4 days a week so being home all the time and we definitely don’t have enough new toys stashed away to keep her excited about what we’re doing during the day. Seeing as we’ve been out in the garden a lot I thought it was about time that we made the

Tuff Tray Play: Playdoh

It’s been a couple of months now since we’ve had our Tuff Tray. I hate to say it but we haven’t used it nearly enough. However, not long ago we did try to introduce Erin to Playdoh and this is how it went! Seeing as Erin had never seen or played with Playdoh before we didn’t go for anything too complicated. In fact, I did the most simple thing I could think of. I gave Erin a tub of Playdoh and let her figure it out. Erin was very unsure about the Playdoh to start

Tuff Tray Spaghetti Play

Erin’s fabulous Auntie got her a Tuff Tray for her 1st birthday. I had wanted one for Erin for such a long time. I don’t want Erin to grow up being one of those children that never get messy. I want her to play in muddles, jump in mud and get food in her hair. The nursery she’ll be going to in January really promotes messy play as well so I wanted to get Erin used to it ASAP. It took us a good month or so to use the Tuff Tray for the first