We have had lots of fun exploring eggs in nursery. We went to see the chicks in Miss Parker’s classroom and have had lots of fun playing with plastic eggs …
Then we explored real eggs. At first we were very gentle and tried not to crack them but then we decided it was much more fun to see what was inside!
How can you continue learning at home?
You can have lots of sensory fun with things you have around your home. It can get a little messy so you might want to try outside or in a big container like a washing up bowl. You could try…
Making bubbles with washing up liquid, shower gel, bubble bath or shampoo, add whisks to help build muscles and mix up the bubbles.
Cornflour or custard powder and water makes ‘gloop’. It is a solid when you touch it quickly but if you move slowly turns to liquid.
Jelly is lots of fun to explore and a great sensory experience!
Shaving foam feels great when spread on a tray, use fingers to practice drawing and writing. Add sand to create fun sand foam and add bricks and diggers.
Before you throw away old cereals they are fun to explore in a tray with diggers and trucks or animals. Try cornflakes, oatmeal or cheerios.
Rice, dry pasta, popping corn, dried beans, lentils, salt and sand are great for filling trays.
Pretty much any small items are great for filling trays and containers for lots of fun sensory play!