9 Cheap Messy Play Ideas for the Summer

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We’re all on the countdown to summer, so @play.hooray would like to share with you 9 fabulously messy play ideas that are definitely worth a try! Take the mess outdoors, get the kids involved in the clean up and you’ve got yourself a win win situation!!

 

1. Painting branches, leaves and pebbles. Adds colour to your garden and is almost therapeutic!
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2. Take a mirror out into the garden, it adds another dimension to building with blocks or painting!
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3. Whip out the recycling box and they’ll be occupied for hours! Let them take the lead and see what they come up with!
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4. A glow stick bath is an absolute must, whatever the age!!
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5. Building a den in the garden, in the lounge, in bed! Whatever and wherever, it can make a rainy day much more enjoyable!
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6. Ok this is a treat, ice cream parlour with squirty cream, comes and toppings! It’s messy and gorgeous!
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7. Custard chaos!! Food is always a winner in our house! A big pan of custard and spoons is so inviting!
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8. Add any old food or veg to your children’s small world animals or dinosaurs and their imaginations will run wild!
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9. If you’ve never seen a mud kitchen, let me be the one to introduce you to them! They are fabulous! Mud, pots, pans, spoons and hours of busy kids while you get a cuppa in the sunshine! You’re welcome!!
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@play.hooray love seeing what you guys get up to, if we’ve inspired you to get messy this summer please share your photos with us, we adore fan mail!!

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