Prepping some multi-sensory packs to trial with the families of 'Mini Explorers' toddler group, whilst we're not able to meet. They contain lots of natural materials like sisal, wool, twigs, bark, feathers, cork, shells, hessian, pine cones and raffia to explore using their senses, with their adults. Thinking the children will have their own ideas about what they might do, but possibilities can be suggested to parents such as talking about the resources, adding to them with o
We've been thinking about what multi-sensory, creative experiences children might be able to access in a world with Covid-19. We know outdoor play and learning has so many benefits for children and may have the potential to enable social interactions to begin again. We created resource cards on outdoor play with North West Leicestershire Children's Centres and families - here's an example. We have expertise in outdoor play to adapt ideas to the current situation.