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...Introduction This activity develops thinking skills while providing lots of opportunities for discussion and vocabulary building. Children will talk about what they can see in a very close-up photo of a common object. Children will use...
...Introduction Music making, particularly getting involved in activities with a steady beat, helps build links between brain cells, co-ordination and listening skills.What you need Some musical baby wrist toys, e.g. bells and rattles. If you...
...What you need snowflake shapes of different sizes cut from coloured paper/thin card (shades of blue, purple, white) – these can be prepared in advance or cut out by the children squirty bottles of ready-made paint – white, silver, metallic...
...Introduction This activity helps development in many areas, including fine movement and control, and linking words with actions, copying and imitating.What you need Washable felt-tipped pens Small, self-adhesive labels A selection of star...
...Introduction Using sprays will strengthen fingers, hands and wrists. It is fun too!What you need Some small spray bottles (make sure they are easy to squeeze and check that the trigger isn't too far away for small hands to grip and squeeze)...
...Introduction Knowing the names of familiar objects is a vital communication skill. Children also need to recognise their own clothing and belongings, so they can begin to look after them. This activity supports the development...
...Introduction Children need to practise all sorts of routines, such as washing their hands, clearing up toys, undressing and dressing. Using a soft toy or doll to talk through and practise these routines helps fix the routine...
...Introduction Making simple dough is good for hand and finger muscles and provides essential experience of malleable materials. Wrist, hand and finger muscles are all important for drawing and writing. Start young!What you need Flour Water...
...Group size You need at least ten children for this activityWhat you need Sashes or bibs (two different colours)How to play The children form a line with their hands on the shoulders of the child in front. The first five in line...
...What you need old gloves and socks (a great use for those odd items in the Lost Property Box or the Laundry Basket!) felt pens, glue wool for hair fabric and felt piecesWhat you do Ask parents to donate odd socks to increase the variety...