Quiet activity! Pick up pom poms with chopsticks - number cards could relate to number or colour - endless possibilities.....

Just a very simple idea for quieter sessions. Pom poms are so quiet. Children get the pom-poms with chopsticks or tweezers. good for counting sorting and fine manipulative. Can be done individually or they could choose a number then race to collect.

Magnetic sorting investigation.

(Pin N) Magnetic sorting investigation- children can explore ideas engaging with and co-constructing meaning through play- based learning. Children resource their own learning through connecting with material and exploring ideas and theories through play.

funky fingers. finger gym. fine motor skills. Colour code piggy bank

Button Sorting Cups - What a brilliant idea for your toddler/preschooler! Adding this to our collection of activities to promote fine-motor skills and color recognition! ≈≈ Great idea for a busy bag party

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Investigation station idea-use hands to feel what's in each box and try to match the picture with each box- stick on with Velcro

Teach with Trash: Tissue Box Science It would be a good idea to use these as mystery boxes. Place six items in boxes and have them guess what the objects are or what they may all have in common. Could be used to introduce a new unit or book.

Tough spot number practice with wet cotton wool buds:) you could use this…

Tough spot number practice with wet cotton wool buds:) You could use this to practice number recognition and also number bonds. Find OR find 4 + 4

outdoors or indoors' investigation table with a leaf cover from IKEA

Set up a "Nature Table" to display all the treasures found on nature hikes. great for scientific observations. {The large leaf is from IKEA.} Smith nature walks might be great to fill up your science center

The Three Little Pigs! Story spoons in action! Retelling, children, EYFS, early years, literacy, C&L, communication, play, learning! Natalie

This activity of recreating 'the three little pigs story' displays childrens ability to construct as well as story telling, this activity also demonstrates high expectations of children within play experiences. and could be utilised within a play setting.

Create an intentional teaching experience with this set up, great for discussing recyclable items and processes.

Earth Day: Create an intentional teaching experience with this set up, great for discussing…

Toilet paper roll color match  http://www.123playandlearn.com/50/post/2013/10/toilet-paper-roll-color-match.html

This would be a fun idea for kids and a great use for all those toilet paper rolls I can't throw away! Chopsticks or tweezers for fine motor skills, used to pick up and drop pom-poms into color matched toilet paper rolls.