As part of their farmyard theme, the Gloucester pretoddlers have made mini farm animal sandpits! The children enjoyed feeling the shapes of the animals buried in the sand and they used the animal feet to make foot prints. The pretoddlers did a super job of identifying the animals names and the sounds they make too.
Moving & handling: Makes connections between their movement and the marks they make (16-26 months)
Exploring using media & materials: Notices and is interested in the effects of making movements which leave marks (16-26 months)
The world: Enjoys playing with small-world model (22-36 months)