Let’s build a Spider!!!

Continuing our spooky Halloween theme in the studio, children decided to create their very own spiders with clay. Children chose the modelling clay to create their masterpieces. They were fascinated by its cold, firm texture and commented how hard it was to “squish it” compared to play dough. They touched it and squeezed it for little while till it became warmer and much more malleable.

Clay is one of the best media for young children to work with because of the easiness to achieve results and the open ended sculptural possibilities of things to create with it. Children chose pipe cleaners , pine cons, lollipop sticks and eyes to create their spiders. Clay is an excellent way to develop fine motor skills. This particular experience helped children to develop their knowledge of the world by talking about spiders and their body shape, number of legs,habitats  etc.

Stay and Play Week

It’s Stay and Play Week from Monday 4th to Friday 8th November.  We have a selection of experiences that staff will lead across the week that we hope you will be able to come along to.  Please click on the link below to view the timetable.

We welcome parents  and other family members at any time next week so that you can experience play alongside your child.

We look forward to seeing you next week!

Stay and Play Week November 2019