At Holiday Club today its been a Flour kind of day The children have really enjoyed getting stuck in exploring, playing and creating marks in the Flour.
We even did an experiment too ! What happens if we add water to the Flour?...... It gets sticky ! Child's response Such an easy activity to recreate at home...
Any type of flour
A variety of mark making tools- toothbrush, fork, paintbrushes etc
Water to add if you want Endless fun and learning for all 'in the moment' #ma
We have all had a splashing time as you can see in the video over the last few days, this weather is really spoiling us. Lots of talk about different sea animals, keeping safe around water, developing skills around helping to dress themselves and so more but most importantly having lots of FUN #summer2021 #waterfun #summertime #learningthroughplay #earlyyears #everychildmatters #WestDevon #eyfsinspiration #Exbourne
If you would like you child to participate in this please pack swim gear and a towel As the weather is really spoiling us at the mo we thought lets get some fun , fun, fun water play outside and get the paddling pool out . Let's get ready for lots of water fun Also staff you may want to bring some spare clothes as you may get a little wet too ! Bring on the fun !!!!!! #summer2021 #waterfun #earlyyears #summertime #westdevon #letsallhavefun
Crayons and paintbrushes at the ready.... Children have really enjoyed becoming fully involved with a variety of different resources and experiences that help to develop the children's love of mark making this also supports the children's fine motor skills which is key in developing their pencil grip down the line See what you can find around the house to support mark making ??? Just a few ideas Flour play Sand play Crayons Paint Chalks
#welovemakingmarks #creativity #finemot
Today we are sharing our session in reverse today…expect mess! Because there is nothing that is pretty, tidy or organised with play in the early years! And if there is, then you are doing it wrong! Don’t be swayed by the fancy photos which create a scene of tranquil learning! It’s NOTHING like that, absolutely NOTHING! It’s messy, messy, messy! And noisy, noisy, noisy! And often it makes no sense to the adult eye because we have lost that ability to be able to ‘think like a
The children really loved the wide open space to run free through the grass. The children really loved the wide open space to run free through the grass. Some of the comments the children made were...
" let's have a race"
"The grass is so deep"
"There's sheep over there" What a great experience for all children out in and about in our local environment , We really love our local environment very lucky ! If you would like your child to enjoy the same experiences in t
This weeks theme is based around the tale 'Goldilocks and the three bears' The children are really enjoying the story and getting to know it well Here the children are enjoying decorating their own bowls and spoons with a variety of different materials. "We are using lots of size language in our play to help develop the children's understanding and extend their vocab." See if at home this week you can add any size language into your daily routine with your child to help their
The Groups have been very active in helping to develop a themed display board We have been having another fab week following our children's interests. The weather has even allowed us to go for a listening walk out in our community , the children loved telling us what they could hear which is all key for helping to develop key listening skills The children have been very active in helping to develop a display board on the theme , decorating their own snakes was a very popular