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...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...
...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...
...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...
...What you need small sticks and twigs; string, raffia or elastic bands white tissue paper very liquid white glue and brushes flowers, petals, leaves and grass Thanks to Slough Centre Day Nursery, where I saw this idea.What you do Tie three...
...Introduction This activity is an opportunity for the children to explore their creativity, engage in some colour mixing and see an example of cause, change and effect. Children will love wearing something they have made, too.What you need...
...Introduction This activity promotes talk about keeping safe around fireworks and sparklers. Help children to choose some safety rules that they can memorise, write and display on a poster around your setting.What you need Pictures...
...Introduction Go outside on a wet day and use chalk to draw some shapes on the ground. The colours of the chalk will show up more vividly in the water. Invite children to run around the space freely, jumping inside the different shapes. Make...
...Introduction Children love to experiment and investigate changes in everyday objects. In this activity the children experiment with melting and cooling everyday ingredients. Children can think of their own experiments and make predictions...
...What you need a dragon’s head made from a cardboard box a long piece of fabric for the dragon’s body percussion instruments books such as Moonbeams, Dumplings and Dragon Boats by Simonds (Gulliver)Music suggestion A song about dragonsAction...
...Introduction Make some small bread rolls in the shape of hedgehogs, creating spines using scissors and with raisins for eyes. A delicious Autumn snack to share together!What you need Small hedgehog toy (optional) 350 grams of strong white...