Toddler Room

Toddler Room

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Cornflour Slime

This activity provides toddlers with an opportunity to explore how they can affect changes to materials, when they see how they are able to change the slime from a liquid to a solid, and back again.

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Indoor Obstacle Course

This activity will get your toddler moving and their heart racing! They will also develop their strength and physical co-ordination through using different muscle groups as they negotiate their way through the course.

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Shadow Puppets

This activity supports learning by developing a greater understanding of cause and effect. It can also support children’s creativity and communication skills - using the shadows to become confident storytellers.

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Ice Play

This activity allows babies and toddlers to try exciting new flavours and aromas. It's also a basic science experiment for toddlers; exploring the effects of heat when applied on ice.

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Paper Play

This activity introduces babies and toddlers to fun with paper; hide and seek games, peek-a-boo games, and games where they must look for hidden objects.

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Home carnival

Instructions:

    Creating an at home carnival scene can be fun, using items around the home. To start clear an area within the home which can become the dance floor. Then you can include the following: balloons, colourful clothing, music, coloured paper and materials.
      Learning:
        This activity is a great way to promote learning for toddler aged children, developing skills within personal and physical development. We can support the children to make choices in their play, deciding where they would like to place items and which music is their favourite, which in turn will increase their self-esteem and having a sense of pride. Also for children of this age they need a greater level of physical play and dancing with their parents is a positive way to release some energy, having fun together and getting active.

Self-Plate’traits

Instructions:

    This wacky activity is both enjoyable and creatively fulfilling. Using craft items you may have around the home you can design your very own carnival costume. Possible items: newspaper, black bag, scissors, glue, coloured paper and feathers.
      Learning:
        Using items around the home to create your own role-play costumes is both sustainable and an amazing creative experience, Activities that involve dressing-up allows children to express, create, and use their imagination. It provides children the opportunity to pretend to be someone or something different and extraordinary that reflects their personality and current interests and promotes more independence.