Creative Dens

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I love making dens. You can make them out of cardboard boxes, tables, blankets, playpens and any little nook in your house.

I normally base mine on the current favourite book of my munchkin.

Sea Themed Den:

Based on Tiddler, The Snail and the Whale and The Singing Mermaid by Julia Donaldson

What it includes:

  • Cardboard boat
  • Laminated fish from sparkle box (link)
  • Art made by toddler
  • Sensory bags (link)
  • Buckets and Spades to be used with Moon Sand (link)

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Underwater Den:

Based on Tiddler by Julia Donaldson

What it includes:

  • Chair for reading books
  • Playpen with blanket covering
  • Hanging laminated fish from sparkle box (link)
  • Buckets and Spades
  • Plastic sea creatures to sort in egg box (link)
  • Glow in the dark sensory bags and bottles

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Gruffalo Den:

Based on The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

What it includes:

  • Chair for reading books
  • Laminated woodland creature flashcards (link)
  • Woodland creature teddies

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Reading Dens:

What it includes:

  • A cardboard box
  • Pillows
  • Blankets
  • Books
  • Christmas Fairy lights
  • Material to create doorway

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