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The children were very excited when they came into nursery to find an investigation tuff tray set up for them to explore! It was filled with insects, smells and textures to support their current interests and lots of information for them to find out interesting facts about insects.

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.

Understanding; Beginning to understand ‘why’ and ‘how’ questions.

Moving and handling; Uses one-handed tools and equipment

The world; Can talk about some of the things they have observed such as plants, animals, natural and found objects.