Exploring Textures in Play Dough

Set up an exciting investigation to explore patterns and textures in play dough. A creative, sensory activity for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy.

Here’s the next in our series of wonderful guest posts here on the blog, while I’m busy enjoying our newest little baby!

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Autumn Sensory Table

Autumn sensory discovery table

Create an Autumn sensory table using natural materials for kids to explore the colours, textures of the season up close.Autumn sensory discovery table

We, like I’m sure you have too, have been collecting leaves and conkers (buckeyes) by the armful as we go out on numerous Autumn

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Tadpole and Frog Investigation Area

Tadpole and frog investigation and observation area

Set up a fun and hands on way to learn about nature with this tadpole and frog investigation area! Tadpole and frog investigation and observation area

We have been lucky enough to be able to borrow a small amount of frogspawn from a friend’s local pond so that

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Maths Investigation Area for Open-Ended Learning

Maths investigation area

Set up a specific area for playful maths investigations at home or in the classroom, to encourage plenty of open-ended play and self-directed learning with a range of inviting materials.

Maths investigation area

This post is part of an ongoing series called Exploring Reggio, in which we

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Frozen Jello Sensory Play

Create a wonderfully fun material for summer sensory play by freezing jello/jelly with sparkles mixed through! It is also a fantastic, hands-on science investigation for watching changes in state of materials and experimenting with how to make substances melt.Frozen sparkle jello sensory play collage

 

In a brief period

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