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NUMBER PLAY IS CHILD’S WORK – PART TWO

His daily life fortunately abounds with number opportunities.  Matching buttons with buttonholes as he does up his coat, as he helps sort socks and shoes into pairs. as he counts, with you, the steps up to the library. As he sings ‘Five …
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NUMBER PLAY IS CHILD’S WORK – PART ONE

The most important area of mathematical learning for your child is number. Plenty of first hand counting experience is best and the more counting you do with him the better. Pass on the message that numbers are fun by demonstrating …
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NUMBER PLAY IS CHILD’S WORK – COUNTING AND BOARD GAMES

Incy Wincy spider board game is fun to play and involves lots of counting. Firstly counting the dots on the dice, then counting the number of spaces Incy moves up the drainpipe. In the bus board game your child whizzes …
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Construction Play is Child’s Work – Exploring Recycled Materials

CONSTRUCTION PLAY IS CHILD’S WORK – PART 4 – EXPLORING, INSPECTING, COMPARING AND SORTING RECYCLED MATERIALS. READ MORE FOR IMAGE AND INFORMATION.
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Recycle Materials for Construction Play – part 3

SHOE BOX HOME. RECYCLE CHOCOLATE BOX TRAYS, CARDBOARD, SCRAPS OF FABRIC FOR FURNISHING. WHEN COMPLETED SHE/HE HAS THE NOVELTY OF MINIATURE HOME PLAY IN A SHOEBOX. READ MORE FOR IMAGE AND IDEAS.
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Recycle Materials for Construction Play – part 2

BUILD A SIMPLE TOWER. DISCOVER WHAT CAUSES THE STRUCTURE TO FALTER AND COLLASPE. GLUE AND DECORATE THE TOWER. BRING SMALL WORLD TOYS TO PLAY IMAGINATIVELY. READ MORE FOR IMAGE AND IDEAS.
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Recycle Materials for Construction Play

PLAY IS CHILD’S WORK. SAVE RECYCLED MATERIALS FOR CONSTRUCTION PLAY. MAKE A BOXCAR TO PUSH OR PULL ALONG. READ MORE AND VIEW IMAGE OF DRIVER TED AND PASSENGER DOG’S BOXCAR.
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Play is Child's Work

BOOK 1: CHAPTERS

1 Resources

2 Organising Resources

3 Personal Qualities

4 Language

5 The World Around

6 Towards Literacy

7 Letter Sounds

8 Writing

9 Books and Reading

Play is Child's Work

BOOK 2: CHAPTERS

1 Sounds, Rhymes, Songs

2 Music and Movement

3 Painting and Collage

4 Art Activities

5 Modelling Materials

6 Imaginative Play

7 Imaginative Home Play

8 Structured Pretend Play

Play is Child's Work

BOOK 3: CHAPTERS

1 Large Physical Movement

2 Fine Physical Skills

3 Small World Play

4 Construction

5 Technology and Science

6 The Natural World

7 Number

8 Measurement, Time, Shape