Spring in their steps

Celebrating Spring in the Early Years

In the Northern Hemisphere the countryside is waking up again – time to ‘Spring’ into action, get the children outside and explore the environment. Jan Homden has assembled resources to take you through to the end of term.

Click on the bluebells to download your free PDF for Part A

Part A – For a great entry point take your children to visit your local park/ botanical garden/petting farm.  There are ideas to start or enhance your school garden and for the very young a play dough garden centre to extend their imaginative play.

In the Role Play Area set up a flower/farm shop with resources that are free to download. Learn through nature by planting bulbs or raising tadpoles. Create a sensory Spring theme in the tuff spot for lots of matching and sorting activities and tactile experiences. Reviews of Springtime stories to share and songs and rhymes to enjoy.

Click on the eggs to download your free PDF for Part B

Part B – Spring activities for Maths and Language and creative ideas for printing and making bunny and chick puppets. Simple recipes for using eggs (sweet and savoury) and a grand exit point to organise with the inevitable Spring hat parade and egg hunt!

 

 

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