Sylvanian Families

I spotted an article this morning, written a few weeks ago, about Sylvanian Families. Squiggle loves them and they have been a great investment for her; encourages imaginative play, acting out social situations, retelling stories/ recreating events, creative play (she makes things for them) and creates topics for discussion. Here are some pictures of Squiggle playing with her collection…

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Acting out a trip to the seaside
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Possibly inspired by the idea of a roof rack?!
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Tree-house adventures
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Pulling a giant cracker!
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Acting out Apsley Marina including bridge, canal boat, play area and outdoor eating
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Cafe inspired by the Sylvanian catalogue
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I love how she has represented water coming out of the tap!
Caravan holiday
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Inspired by the catalogue, Squiggle builds her Sylvanian families a boat
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Acting out a playground she visited
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Pretending they are going on a cruise
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Limbo fun!
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Improvising, its a boat
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Having soup
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They are at a social group
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Climbing the mountain
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Canal boat
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Inside the canal boat
2015-01-07 08.52.35
Not sure what is going on, but its busy!
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Water and sand play
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Ice creams and gardening
sylvanian school game 5-11-14
A day at school
sylvanian skiing aug 14
Skiing

 

Playing at home with sylvanians 29.11.14
Playing at home with sylvanians 29.11.14
Playing at home with sylvanians 29.11.14
I love that she has the baby in a wrap and one of the characters are wearing ear defenders like she does!
Playing at home with sylvanians 29.11.14
Sylvanians are playing by the water

2014-11-27 16.56.45

Sylvanian games 21.11.14
Dressing up sylvanians
Sylvanians 19.11.14
Sylvanians at a restaurant
Sylvanians 19.11.14
Sylvanians 19.11.14
Sylvanians 19.11.14
Sylvanians decorating their Christmas tree
Imaginary play and construction 18.11.14
Imaginary play and construction 18.11.14
2014-11-17 19.25.31
Writing for a purpose, inspired by sylvanians

 

Father Christmas sylvanians
Father Christmas sylvanians
Rowing
Rowing
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Different types of boats in the water, including the ferry she built

 

Playing with Sylvanians 17.11.14
Sylvanians at the zoo watching the penguins

 

The article is here