- 1 cup salt
- 1 cup plain (all purpose) flour
- 3/4 cup water
We talked about 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and what that means in relation to the Olympic races and contests. I explained how 1st place earns a gold, 2nd a silver and 3rd a bronze and which she would prefer to win?
Then we threaded them with red ribbon and they are ready to wear! A little bit closer to the real events we are going to be having our own mini-Olympics, and these will be perfect to add to the fun!
- physical development: strengthening small hand muscles by kneading, rolling, forming, squishing, flattening dough, hand-eye coordination
- maths: recognising and matching numerals, understanding the concept of ordinal numbers (i.e. 1st, 2nd, 3rd) and their practical relevance, recognising and naming 2D shapes
- knowledge & understanding of the world: history and explanation of the Olympic games, exploring change of materials from dry (ingredients) to stretchy (dough) to hard (finished models)
- creativity: combining media, working in 3D, creating relief prints
Cakie: 3 years 7 months
Pop: 2 years 1 month
Bean: 9 weeks