Time to build!
Think like an engineer in the Early Years (and sing and rhyme!)
A range of resources to choose from to suit the needs of the children you teach organised around the theme of construction – compiled by Jan Homden.
Part A – Click on the image below to download your free PDF
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
Its time to Sing & Rhyme!
Part B – Click on the image below to download your free PDF
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
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