Sunday, 8 April 2012

Demolition Derby Small World

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It's been a while since we created a Small World for the kiddos to explore but when I saw a super cute pic of a Demolition Derby using broken crayons and toy cars from My Small Potatoes (one of my new fave blogs by the way - go check them out!) I knew what we would be making next...

I filled the bottom of our tub with some Homemade Moon Sand and flattened it nice and smooth to represent dirt - then off to find some cars to get smashed...

I found one in our cars box that appears to have been stood on, the roof is almost completely flattened and one of the wheels is popping right out - perfect for that ubiquitous upside down, mid-spin totalled wreck of a car...

Don't worry though, Mater the tow truck is on stand-by to pull out the wrecks!

As you can imagine, this playtime got messy! But that's kind of what sensory play is all about huh?

I used sand in this tub, but some soil, brown playdough or smashed crayons like Small Potatoes did -

 Let me tell you, no little boy can resist an open invitation to smash up his cars and make a mess!!


  1. That looks like so much fun!! My kids would love it!

  2. I am just loving Small Potatoes! I first found them when you shared their mud pie kitchen on Facebook. So glad you shared the site :)

  3. How fun!! I love the small world ideas. My daughter would love this one. Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!! I hope you are having a great week!

  4. This is just TOO cute! I love it! Great photos! Thanks so much for sharing this post on this week's Kids Co-Op linky!

  5. what MAGNIFICENT FUN!!!!


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