They were encouraged to feel the texture of the play dough and used a variety of different tools and their hands. They squished, squashed, rolled, poked, chopped and sniffed the dough. The staff promoted language throughout this activity as we described the the texture and colours, and demonstrated different ways to shape and explore the dough.
Expressive art and design: 8-20/16-26 Months – Explores and experiments with a range of media through sensory exploration and using of whole body.
Expressive art and design: 8-20/16-26 Months – Notices and is interested in the effects of making movements which leave marks