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...What they are learning In Personal, Social & Emotional Development to continue to be interested, excited and motivated to learn In Communication, Language & Literacy to interact with others, negotiating plans & activities to extend...
...Puppets which reflect the weather conditions outside are easy to make and fun to use in any early years setting. You can explore what it is like to be a raindrop or a cloud, move a puppet like the wind, have a conversation between thunder...
...What you need A box with a lid, to contain the following resources: maps of the world a globe pictures of different kinds of roads pictures of road signs and symbols road maps and atlases (old ones from charity shops) maps of the local area...
...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...
...Starter activities Set up your role-play area with a Chinese New Year theme. Decorate the area with red and gold fabrics, hanging lanterns and dragons, floor mats, floor cushions, fans and costumes. Look at China on a globe, show...
...Introduction In this activity children can decorate pumpkins with melted crayons. The effect is spooky—perfect for Halloween! The children will enjoy experimenting with colour, pattern and texture, as well as observing the effects that heat...
...Introduction Children will love to design their own fruit smoothies using hand blenders and juicers to create different taste combinations. In this activity children learn how to use everyday tools safely and for a purpose. Close adult...
...Introduction Lead children on a hunt around your setting. Use torches to find hidden objects in the dark.Focus Select and use technology for particular purposes.What you need Torches of different sizes and shapes A room or open space Dark...
...Introduction Introduce children to the festival of Chinese New Year. Read or tell children the story of ‘The Great Race’. This explains the story behind the Emperor and the Chinese Zodiac.What you need A picture book that tells the story...
...Introduction In the early stages of emergent writing, children's mark making represents their own code of recorded speech. Without explanation from the children, the marks recorded may simply look like squiggles and lines. In this activity...