Preschool have been exploring play dough and enjoyed making it from scratch

Preschool have enjoyed creating their own playdough. We explored scooping, pouring, measuring and mixing everything together. We used words such as ‘squelch’, ‘squeeze’ and ‘sticky’ . We then created a fabulous provocation for open ended play using our ‘wildest’ imaginations.

EYFS links (30-50 months)

Exploring using media and materials; Beginning to be interested in and describe the texture of things.

Self confidence and self-awareness; Can select and use activities and resources with help.

Moving and handling; Uses one-handed tools and equipment