Big Texture Kitchen Giveaway

Alistair Bryce-CleggBoys Learning, Child Initiated Learning, Creativity, Giveaway, Mud Kitchen, Nurseries, Outdoors, Texture Kitchen, Uncategorized, Water Play496 Comments

Whether your texture kitchen is a bespoke creation or is an organic ‘happening’ as part of children’s imaginative play within their environment, it can be a springboard to lots of learning experiences alongside their domestic role play. Hopefully this week has given you a few ideas of how you can expand the play with a more ‘Creative’ focus. There will be more blogs to come in the future about enhancements through other areas of learning. As  part of their play, your children will be doing lots of mixing, pouring, transporting and concocting. So an opportunity to win lots of resources to support this can only be a good thing! The lovely folk at TTS have given me all of  this (and a bit … Read More

DIY Water Play Frame

Alistair Bryce-CleggBoys Learning, Child Initiated Learning, Continuous Provision, Water Play28 Comments

After showing a picture of this at a couple of conferences this week I have had a few emails and Facebook messages asking me how you do it, so here is a very quick tutorial. Rest assured it is REALLY easy. After all I managed to make this one and my DIY skills are zero! The frame can be used indoors or out. You can make it as tall or as long as you would like it to be. Initially adults would construct the frame until the children get the hang of it and then they become very good at making it up themselves. It is a good way of getting construction skills into your water area. So, what do … Read More