50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Food50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Food



Does it smell like any other foods that they eat? • Let the children look at foods and describe the colour, shape, and size. ... 48 50 fantastic ideas for exploring food Expressive arts and design Sensory kitchen.

Author: Judit Horvath

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472924773

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Children have a natural curiosity towards real life procedures and being involved in cooking and all of its preparation activities has proven to stimulate young minds throughout history. By preparing simple meals together from scratch, children will naturally develop the love of good, healthy food, whilst it can also tackle the issue of fussy eaters, who are far more likely to try something they've prepared themselves. Based on Judit's sound practice as a qualified teacher and baker, having taken part in local and national conferences, she has gathered together a varied collection of activity ideas around cooking and baking from different cultures, with some added simple recipes too.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Nature50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Nature



Food allergy alert When using food produce to enhance your play opportunities, always be mindful of potential food the relevant pages. Skin allergy alert Some detergents and soaps can cause skin reactions. Always be aware of potential ...

Author: Kate Bass

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472919212

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Page: 64

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Many practitioners are under pressure to deliver effective outdoor learning experiences for all children. Current resources are aimed at academic studies or families - this book is an inspirational and accessible resource for practitioners. A starting point for outdoor activities that really engage, encourage and develop children.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Tuff Trays50 Fantastic Ideas for Tuff Trays



exploration. Food play ... providing the children with everything they will need during their exploration. wish to add a selection of different types of dough to explore. ... 12 50 fantastic ideas for tuff trays Food play Herb exploration.

Author: Sally Wright

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472954299

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Page: 64

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The tuff tray is a staple resource that is often abandoned or underused in early years settings. However, when used effectively, a tuff tray can enhance a child's learning through its versatile usage, such as messy play or as enhancements to support themes and ideas that are being explored. A simple tuff tray provocation can offer many learning opportunities to help a child progress and develop, as its sensory play approach promotes open-ended investigations and problem solving. 50 Fantastic Ideas for Tuff Trays is packed full of exciting activities that are not only simple and easy to prepare and manage, but that also use materials and tools found in most settings and at very low cost. With ideas for tuff trays that support books, promote mathematics and are ideal for celebrations and festivals, this book creates inviting opportunities for learning objectives to be met in an exciting and creative way.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Number50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Number



Making a fruit salad provides an everyday context to explore sharing whole fruits by cutting into pieces, ... Try this with other food contexts: pancakes, vegetables and dips. Questions, questions. 50 fantastic ways to explore number 63.

Author: Alison Hutchison

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472948656

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Page: 64

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Developing a secure understanding of number in the Early Years is key to ensuring number confidence for future stages of learning. A wide variety of meaningful hands-on experiences are required to develop a child's deep understanding of number. 50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Number presents ideas that are all about doing – to not only stimulate the senses, but to also provoke thinking and talking, allow questions to be asked, and ensure that links are made between number concepts and the real world. The ideas require little preparation beforehand, can be used by practitioners without any specific expertise in teaching early number, and include easy-to-source materials. Each area of early number sense is covered from adding on and taking away to number stories, identifying and writing numbers. Alison Hutchison draws on her wealth of experience to present 50 ideas and experiences that make numbers fun and accessible so that, as they explore and investigate, children are fully engaged partners in their learning at this crucial early stage of their number journey.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Shape and Pattern50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Shape and Pattern



This is an opportunity to use familiar objects to think about and explore different shapes. Discussion after the activity encourages use of shaperelated ... 50 fantastic ideas for exploring shape and pattern 33 Fruit and vegetable prints.

Author: Alison Hutchison

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472964564

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Page: 64

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50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Shape and Pattern features activities and games filled with rich contexts for learning and discussion, as well as fun opportunities for consolidation and problem-solving. Alison Hutchison draws on her wealth of experience to present ideas in line with the Early Learning Goals for investigating shape and pattern in the world around us. She focuses on helping young children to make connections and develop language, knowledge and understanding of shape and pattern. Whether children build with fabric blocks to create patterns or explore symmetry while playing with natural materials, the easy-to-prepare activities in this book facilitate engaging learning opportunities for children's ideas and interests to be explored.

Playing and Learning OutdoorsPlaying and Learning Outdoors



50 Fantastic Ideas for Nursery Gardens June O'Sullivan & Clodagh Halse (Featherstone 2018) 101 Kid-Friendly Plants: ... 50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Food Judit Horvath (Featherstone Education 2017) Edible Flower Garden: From Garden ...

Author: Jan White

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429890758

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Fully updated to reflect the current status and understandings regarding outdoor provision within early childhood education frameworks across the UK, this new edition shows early years practitioners how to get the very best from outdoor play and learning for the enjoyment, health and education of young children up to age seven. This invaluable resource gives sound practical guidance for providing: play with water, sand and other natural materials; experiences with plants, growing and living things; movement and physical play; construction, imaginative and creative play; and explorations into the locality and community just beyond your garden. This full-colour third edition has been further developed to act as a comprehensive source book of relevant materials, books and resources supporting the core ingredients of high-quality outdoor provision, while each chapter also includes extensive collections of children’s picture books relating to the themes within each chapter. Playing and Learning Outdoors has become the essential practical guide to excellence in outdoor provision and pedagogy for all early years services. This lively, inspiring and accessible book will help every educator to develop truly successful and satisfying approach to learning through play outdoors for every child.

50 Fantastic Ideas to Encourage Diversity and Inclusion50 Fantastic Ideas to Encourage Diversity and Inclusion



See 50 Fantastic Ideas for Nursery Gardens for more ideas. ... up the creatures in books and on the internet and discovering fun facts to take home and share with families. ... World café Exploration through food What you need: ○ A. 50 ...

Author: June O'Sullivan

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472993908

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Page: 64

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A collection of 50 fun and effective activities to nurture kindness and inclusivity in your Early Years setting. Covering important topics such as race, disability, age, appearance and mental health with positivity and openness, this book gives practitioners the confidence to build an inclusive environment for all children. Following the belief that children can be active agents of change, the ideas encourage children to ask questions, challenge prejudice and celebrate diversity through games, provocations, role play, physical activity, arts and crafts and more. With over 40 books in the 50 Fantastic Ideas series there's something for everyone – whether you're a practitioner looking for new ideas or you want to try out a popular well-loved activity with a new twist. Each book offers a wide range of fun and creative activities to carry out with children aged 0–5 years, with lists of resources, step-by-step instructions and information about the benefits for children.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Creative Role Play50 Fantastic Ideas for Creative Role Play



Health & Safety Ensure children have no allergies to different foods. What to do:1. ... The children can explore the different foods that are associated with the rainforest. ... 50 fantastic ideas for creative role play 21 Rainforest.

Author: Hayley Hughes

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472940834

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Page: 64

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Role-play is a fun and creative way to engage with children in EYFS, and is fundamental in developing children's learning and communication skills. This new addition to the 50 Fantastic series is filled with great ways to make the most of play-based learning in your environment. Each activity is linked to children's interests, and is designed to allow the child to learn, create, communicate, and have fun! Many of the scenarios involve an element of problem solving to encourage team work, and the suggested props and locations are both easily sourced and well-suited to Early Years schools and settings. With a whole host of inspirational ideas with photos to match, this book is the perfect starting point for creating an outstanding role-play environment.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Tuff Tray Mathematics50 Fantastic Ideas for Tuff Tray Mathematics



Work for Ice and water play What you need: • Soap dispensers • Warm or hot water • Poster paint, food colouring, ... Health & Safety If the children explore these materials 50 fantastic ideas for tuff tray mathematics 19 Work for your ...

Author: Sally Wright

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472978332

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The tuff tray is a staple resource in Early Years settings that supports many different styles of learning and play, and offers lots of opportunities to introduce early mathematics. 50 Fantastic Ideas for Tuff Tray Mathematics is filled with fun, creative and inspiring ideas for exploring mathematical concepts using tuff trays, including size, shape, capacity, quantity, distance, volume and numbers. From exploring time with ice cubes to cutting shapes out of tortilla wraps, Sally Wright presents opportunities for mathematical learning objectives to be met in an exciting and creative way. This book is endorsed by Series Editor Alistair Bryce-Clegg. 50 Fantastic Ideas books provide carefully planned activities that are ready to use in any Early Years setting. All ideas feature lists of easy-to-source equipment, step-by-step instructions, ideas for taking them further and full-colour photographs.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Children with EAL50 Fantastic Ideas for Children with EAL



Make sure you are aware of any food allergies before you start. 1. 7. ... Allow children to explore both the textures and the smells of the dough. ... 16 50 fantastic ideas for children with EAL Around the world in different smells.

Author: Natasha Wood

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472952622

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Page: 64

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Every year, an increasing number of children enter the Early Years setting either new to English or with English as an additional language (EAL), which can be daunting, not just for the child but for the practitioner too. How can Early Years practitioners ensure that the right support is in place for the child and themselves? What practical ideas can be used successfully to enrich an EAL child's understanding of a new language, while, at the same time, allowing that child to bond with their peers? 50 Fantastic Ideas for Children with EAL is an invaluable resource to help integrate children with EAL into the classroom with fresh, exciting and engaging activities that are easy to resource, require little preparation and are fun to carry out. The activities include simple speak-and-repeat games, visual ideas to support learning new words and phrases and activities that evoke feelings of being at home, allowing the children to feel welcomed and part of the school's diverse community. Traditional games are also featured to help children with EAL play with their peers, as well as feel that they can contribute to the learning of others. Perfect for promoting inclusion and self-esteem, 50 Fantastic Ideas for Children with EAL is ideal for supporting children as they navigate the ups and downs of having English as an additional language.