The rhythm of construction

Sing, rhyme (and think!) like an engineer in the Early Years

A range of resources to choose from to suit the needs of the children you teach, which explores the importance of singing, rhyme and rhythm organised around the theme of construction – compiled by Jan Homden.

Part A Click on the image below to download your free PDF

The importance of rhythm, rhyme and music for Early Years learning

Useful background reading and recommended resources for the staff room

Construction is all about movement. These resources will give you lots of ideas!

How can we encourage children to think like engineers?

Ideas for the Writing Table or a Tinkering Station

Small World Play with Vehicles in the Sand Tray & Construction Role Play



Part B Click on the image below to download your free PDF

3 Pigs Construction Site

Recommended rhyming picture books on the construction theme

Fun with Maths & Fun with Art & Craft

Ideas for constructing using different materials for indoor and outdoor play

Building a resource of natural materials

Read about 2 new schemes in UK and Australia that look at the importance of Constructional Play with Loose Parts in Primary School






Feature Image: Pixabay

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