I was so encouraged by the success of our sensory porridge play tray a while ago that I set up another sensory play tray recently to follow the little ones interest in transport.
I currently care for 2 little ones who both love diggers and cars and can often be heard playing and making a brrrm sound* so I was hopeful that the construction play tray would be a hit.
I had filled the tray with some old ingredients left over from my sons weaning days. I added a number of diggers and sat back and let the children explore.
Whilst observing their play, I could see many areas of learning and characteristics of effective learning taking place.
- *Early Years Outcomes; Speaking – Uses sounds in play eg. Brrrm for a car (8 -20 months)
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