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...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...
...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 Bright colours (red, green, orange, yellow) stimulate the brain and encourage lively activity. Darker colours and most shades of blue are more calming and relaxing. What colours should you use to paint the rooms in your setting...
...Introduction Not only is finger painting great fun for children, but it also helps children to isolate single fingers, particularly their index or first finger, which will help with early writing skills. Using hands and fingers to feel...
...Introduction Incorporating games with sounds into the daily life of your setting is one easy way to make sure you are exposing children to the key components of speaking and listening. The games need not be long or complicated: for most...
...Introduction Taking care of the setting and equipment is an important aspect of any educational setting. It is too easy to do all the clearing up yourself, but much more educationally sound to teach children to do it themselves. Suitable...
...What you need a collection of magazine pages with people's faces showing a range of expressions (newspaper colour supplements and celebrity magazines are good sources) or you could use the internet. small mirrors (unbreakable)Helpful hints...
...Introduction This activity is good for physical and emotional development and for encouraging exploration and spatial awareness. Developing the story will stimulate creativity.What you need A play tunnel or pop-up play tent (if you don't...
...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...
...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...