Itsy bitsy spider water play- up the water spout, washed the spider out

Itsy bitsy spider water play

Shaving foam and powder paint mixing and mark making

Shaving foam and powder paint mixing and mark making. This is another good example of AFFINITY SPACE and it has all the facets of triggering curiosity- Empowering Pedagogy for Early Childhood Educators

Creative Areas - Weaving outside with a builders tray

Creative Areas - Weaving outside with a builders tray-could be a place to try nest building

BlogMeMom: Sudsy Goop... make soapy water with a few squirts of body wash or baby wash. Add sudsy water to cornflour. Mix until you get a batter like consistency. Add food colour (",)

Sudsy goop for a fun and scented playtime. Make soapy water with a few squirts of body wash or baby wash Add sudsy water to cornstarch Mix until you get a batter like consistency. Add Food Color or Kool-aid for added color/scent

A large tray of PVA glue for mark-making - also great for supporting gross motor movement & pattern making as well as more fine-motor dexterity (",)

A large tray of PVA glue for mark-making - also great for supporting gross motor movement & pattern making as well as more fine-motor dexterity (",)

cereal pasta and pulses construction site

Today I wanted to reuse our messy farm materials to make a messy construction site. When I was planning it out last night I realised that to make the best of this experience I would need three thin.

Sand Mousse - sand, water and a generous amount of bubble bath - great for pre-writing skills large circles, patterns, etc using fingers and hands, with pattern making tools or small world - don't remix it with everyday sand - it goes a bit smelly! We transferred ours out to our 'Mud Kitchen'

Sand Mousse - sand, water and a generous amount of bubble bath - great for pre-writing skills large circles, patterns, etc using fingers and hands, with pattern making tools or small world.

Magic sand! Sand and bicarb mixed together. Spray mixture of vinegar and food colouring on the sand and it fizzes.

Sand and bicarb mixed together. Spray mixture of vinegar and food colouring on the sand and it fizzes.

Making marks and patterns just running vehicles around in the sand mousse

Making marks and patterns just running vehicles around in the sand mousse - picture only

Grouping/sorting, counting and making enclosures - via Katherine Richardson ≈≈

Grouping/sorting, counting and making enclosures . lots od number work here!

We used sodden tissue and newspaper to grow cress hills, sprinkled on a Friday - ready to play with on the Monday - we kept it for 1 week - using plastic mini-beasts and small world items first and finishing off with real snails from the garden (we put them back afterwards!)

Sodden tissue and newspaper to grow cress hills, sprinkled on a Friday - ready to play with on the Monday - kept it for 1 week - using plastic mini-beasts and small world items first and finishing off with real snails from the garden.

Frozen plastic insects in tuff spot. Children loved trying to free the insects inside!

Frozen plastic insects in tuff spot. Children loved trying to free the insects inside!

Flour, sieves, collanders and squeezy tea strainers in the black tray outside. I was amazed by the children's imagination in this open ended resource! EYFS

Flour, sieves, collanders and squeezy tea strainers in the black tray outside. I was amazed by the children's imagination in this open ended resource!

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