Up! Ebook: 30+ Hands-on Learning Projects from Blocks to Rockets

Our newest ebook, Up!, is finally here! Up! will take your child’s love of blocks and building, and take them far and wide across the curriculum. With 30+ projects across math, literacy, science, art, and play, Up! shows you how to support passion-led, project-based, hands-on learning. It will help your child make connections, go deeper in their understanding, and encourage their questions and creativity. This post contains affiliate links.

Up! Hands-on play and building activities for kids

The Up! ebook includes inspiring ideas for block play, mobiles, rockets, airplanes, parachutes, build challenges and more. And it comes with 100 printables!

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What You’ll Find in the Ebook

  • 30+ hands-on projects that invite your child to explore all things Up!
  • Guidance on how to support your child’s interests, and how to help them expand their exploration and learning across the curriculum. 
  • Multi-sensory activities for children aged 4 to 10
  • Resources for parents and teachers, at home or in the classroom, with ideas for indoor and outdoor learning
  • Material lists, step-by-step instructions, and full color photographs of every activity
  • Suggestions for variations and extensions so you can adapt the activities to suit your child


building and constructing with playdough and cars


math for kids: pattern block challenge cards


A wide range of learning activities including:

  • Ideas to set up and develop block play
  • Activities that use blocks for math lessons, with number games, measuring activities, and shape-building challenges
  • Construction play invitations with sensory elements and imaginary play, to develop language, spelling, and storytelling, and to promote co-operation and collaboration
  • Art projects on the theme of Up! including Caulder-inspired kinetic mobiles and upright weaving
  • Prompts that encourage creative thinking and innovation: exploring the possibilities of rocks, ice, marshmallows, customizing blocks with new designs, and using huge cardboard boxes that can build structures bigger than you are
  • Science projects that invite your child to think about all the other things that go Up! including homemade rockets, airplanes, parachutes, pulleys and constellations

AND… 100 printable pages including shape challenge cards, build challenge cards, and a set of world architecture prints.


Up! Hands-on play and building activities for kids

How to Purchase Up!

Take advantage of our special launch price for the first two weeks only, until Friday, September 30, 2016 and get it for only $11.25! (No Discount Code Needed)

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This is an ebook, which means you will be sent a link that allows you to download a PDF containing the ebook and all the resources. You can save it to your computer or iPad* and then either read it on screen or print some/all of the pages, as you prefer.

You can buy the ebook wherever you are in the world. You pay via PayPal, which will take care of any currency conversion for you. The ebook costs US$ 14.99.

*You can buy the ebook now, on any device, and then download it when you are ready. Depending on the apps you have installed and your operating system, you might be able to download the ebook on your mobile device. However if you have any doubts or problems, I recommend you use a computer to download the book and then share it to your mobile devices. You will be sent download instructions when your purchase the ebook.

The Up! ebook is published and sold by Cathy James at NurtureStore.co.uk. Please direct any customer service queries regarding purchases of the ebook to support@nurturestore.co.uk or refer to the NurtureStore FAQ.

The Up! ebook is protected under copyright © 2016. All rights reserved.


Up! Hands-on play and building activities for kids


Up! Hands-on play and building activities for kids


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