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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Toddler Pattern Sort and Drop Game

DIY pattern sort and drop fine motor game for toddlers

Make a toddler motor skills activity using pattern cards to sort and drop! Early maths and fine motor skills in an easy, DIY game using recycled materials.

DIY pattern sort and drop fine motor game for toddlers

I covered three, empty plastic food containers with white paper

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Salt Tray and Gem Pattern Making

Enjoy some playful maths activities with this salt tray and gem pattern making provocation! So simple and low cost, with plenty of opportunities for extending the learning and being creative too!

Invitation to make patterns in a salt tray

I set out an Invitation to Play and create with two

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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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Exploring Shapes and Patterns on a Mirror Box

Playing with shapes and symmetry on a mirror box

Make a DIY mirror box for exploring with shapes and symmetrical pattern-making in a creative maths activity!Playing with shapes and symmetry on a mirror box

Welcome to the first in our new series about Exploring Reggio philosophies and ideas. This is a bi-weekly, on-going series being published

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