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

Why do we sing and rhyme with young children?

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

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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