This afternoon we combined two of our favourite things here at Clare’s Little Tots – cars and drawing. The results were a beautiful masterpiece and lots of fun. This simply play activity took a few minutes to set up, costs nothing and is done using things you’ll already have around the house. What you need: Toy...
Video - What is Forest School? Follow the link and watch this video which explains all about Forest School, the social, emotional and physical benefits from the perspective of Forest School leaders and the children who attend. Outdoor education at it's best!
This "Worry Tree" is a poster I would love to hang in my classroom. It is a resource I think students could refer to, when needed, to help them regulate their emotions and deal with their "problems" in an effective way. Eventually, they will be able to follow this process on their own, and develop their emotional competence - which is an important skill that underlies positive mental health (Reinke et al., 2011).
Our local community board. Using an old car mat and photographs from where the children visit over the year at pre-school such as the post office, tea room, doctors, dentist, hairdressers, shop, etc. EYFS Links: Understanding The World
Making potions is an all time favourite. and so easy to do, Plastic bottles and funnels and plenty of water and powder paint or food colouring. This activity can cover almost every area of development in the Eyfs. What would make it even more exciting is if it was cooked up in the mud kitchen!! Role play, counting, measuring, colour recognition, language development, explaining and planning what to do next, sharing and many many more great learning opportunities :) v x