Spring Exploratory Jelly…

Alistair Bryce-CleggCreativity, Malleable Materials, Messy Play, Texture Kitchen4 Comments

Back in the Autumn, I posted this recipe for Autumn jelly. It is a really interesting and easy activity to create. Lots of you tried it and shared photos of your jelly creations – thank you, they were great to see and share. This week on Instagram, @earlyyearsoutdoor shared a ‘Flower Jelly’ version which looked great. If you make any sort of jelly : flower, Spring, dinosaur…. then please send me a picture and I will share it. Have a great weekend… Alistair This is a really simple activity that gives you lots of opportunities to explore many aspects of the EYFS. If you involve the children from the very beginning then not only will they be able to talk … Read More

Mr Clegg’s Make and Do!

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I don't know what is going on with the Easter holidays this year! Everywhere seems to be in and out at different times. My own boys are on their 'Spring Break' (how American is that)? With other schools breaking up this Friday. What with Spring Break, Easter, Bank Holiday and 'the' wedding, they are hardly in school at all! So, I thought I would post some things that you might like to try with your own children or any random ones that you come across if you have a spare moment. These are a small selection from a collection of gross and fine motor sensory experiences that I am putting together (in my spare time) that will appear on the … Read More