Monthly Archive:: April 2015

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DIY: Dyed Rainbow Rice

Dyed rice makes a fantastic sensory resource for using with children in their early years. It is extremely tactile and captures little one’s imaginations. Not only is it lovely to look at and great to feel but it also can be used …
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Colour Sorting Cupcakes

EYFS Areas Developed: Expressive Arts & Design: exploring colour Physical: developing fine motor control Sophia is at the age where she’s interested in matching and sorting colours. She can identify and name the colours but I wanted an activity where she could …
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Our Library Books #1

  We just love the library! Our local one holds a toddler session twice a month where a librarian leads a fun session of singing, crafting and of course…reading stories! After the session has ended we choose some books to bring home. …
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Crazy Bug Playdough!

EYFS Areas Developed: Expressive Arts & Design: Being imaginative with creations Understanding the World: Talking about the features of natural creatures Physical Development: Picking up small objects Amongst our current library books is a book by Peter Stein called ‘Bugs Galore’ (see …
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Sunflower Series: Invitation to Play

EYFS Area Developed: Understanding the World, Physical Development, Communication and Language & Mathematics (if counting the seeds, pots etc). Following on from my previous post in our Sunflower Series (can be found HERE), on this very sunny Friday morning just gone we …