The babies have been exploring chocolate play dough!

The babies have been exploring the texture of playdough today. They explored the chocolate inspired playdough using the real-life tools and utensils. The babies had plates, saucepans, cups and spoons to use to explore the playdough. They practised their fine motor skills by using these tools to poke and prod the playdough.

EYFS links:

Speaking (8-20 months): Enjoys babbling and increasingly experiments with using sounds and words to communicate for a range of purposes

Explores using media & materials (8-20/16-26 months): Notices and is interested in the effects of making movements which leave marks.

Moving & Handling (8-20 months): Enjoys the sensory experience of making marks in damp sand, paste or paint: Holds an object in each hand and brings them together in the middle, e.g. holds two blocks and bangs them together.