Communication and language

03 Aug 2016

Reggio Approach – Mark Making

When looking at the Reggio approach and thinking about exploration, this painting and mark making activity is brilliant. It links well with early writing, physical development and communication & language development. For mark making activity you will need • Paint brushes (as many different kinds as you have) • Sponges […]

17 Jun 2016

Reggio Approach: An Introduction

This post is part of a mini-series based around the Reggio approach, the first instalment will be an overview of the approach and will explain how you can implement elements of Reggio into your own setting. The next post in the series will look at how you can add further […]

07 Mar 2016

5 Ideas for Using Story Sacks to...

Introducing story sacks to your school or setting is an excellent way in which to stimulate children and bring stories to life.  You can use a ready made story sack featuring a book with soft toys of the main characters and other related materials to include the CD and prompt […]

01 Mar 2016

Stick Man Storytelling

Stick Man Storytelling is a fun outdoor activity that will help children to get enthusiastic about literacy and help them to develop their own imaginative and communication skills by telling their own Stick Man story. There are lots of other benefits to this activity including the chance to get outdoors […]

29 Feb 2016

Arctic Animal Snow Trail Activit...

This winter themed snow and Arctic model activity will ignite children’s curiosity and engage them in outdoor physical play. Children love to explore and follow your lead searching for hidden objects, particularly if there is a surprise to be found at the other end! Playing follow the snow trail gives […]