I made these Sense of Smell Swatches and Sense of Touch Boards last year for a early years class I was teaching. They were used as part of our Five Senses Unit. They were a hit! The kids loved to feel and smell the different boards and swatches as it gave them hands-on tactile objects to explore and manipulate.

Five Senses – Sense of Smell & Touch Activity

I made these Sense of Smell Swatches and Sense of Touch Boards last year for a early years class I was teaching. They were used as part of our Five Senses Unit. They were a hit! The kids loved to feel and smell the different boards and swatches as it g

Magnetic letter hunt! Can you find the first letter in your name can you spell your name?   EYFS/pre-school activities.

Can you find the first letter in your name can you spell your name? Use different sized magnets to activate fine motor skills.

Love these salt dough leaf ornaments

Cinnamon Salt Dough Leaf Ornaments

Make some salt dough leaf ornaments using scened cinnamon salt dough and leaf cutters. A lovely activity for kids to make into decorations for Autumn or Fall (fall crafts for kids to make)

Take Aim! I would stick or write the numbers on a wall and then use a wet sponge to throw at the numbers.

Great for mathematical development: Take Aim! I would stick or write the numbers on a wall and then use a wet sponge to throw at the numbers.

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

Make your own local community board. Using an old car mat, drawings and photographs. EYFS Links: Understanding The World

Always good to find something different to do with a Tuff Spot. Great for motor skills and also talking about textures and materials. (missamyp)

Tough spot weaving- develops gross and fine motor skills, problem solving, pattern creation, concentration skills

Vegetable investigation. A mix of vegetables, including lots of unfamiliar ones for the children to explore, encouraging them to use all their senses, and lots of language skills. Relevant books are available encouraging them to enjoy an increasing range of books and know that they carry information as well as stories.

Vegetable investigation. A mix of vegetables, including lots of unfamiliar ones for the children to explore, encouraging them to use all their senses, and lots of language skills. Relevant books are available encouraging them to enjoy an increasing range of books and know that they carry information as well as stories.

Play dough, feathers, buttons, matchsticks & googly eyes - from Rachel (",)

Visit Inspiration

Early Years activities inspired by a visit out of school to a centre involved in the rehabilitation of wildlife

Pirate role-play area in my Early Years (SEN) classroom

Amazing pirate role-play area from a classroom, great ideas for EY base room, easy to do with a large cardboard box or two and material

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