Preschool were surprised to learn that as well as having lots of differences in our hair colour, eye colour and skin colour, no 2 people have the same fingerprint! So we wanted to investigate this and examine our fingerprints, comparing them to our friends Our magnifying glasses gave us a closer look at the lines and patterns on our finger tips. We enjoyed dipping our fingers into paint and pressing them against the paper to make our own unique marks.
People and communitities: 30-50months: Knows some of the things that make them unique, and can talk about some of the similarities and differences in relation to friends or family
Exploring using media and materials: 30-50 months: Realises tools can be used for a purpose (magnifying glass)
The world: 30-50 months: Can talk about some of the things they have observed such as plants, animals, natural and found objects.