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childminders arts crafts essentials 11/04/2018

Art & Craft Essentials List for Childminders

Struggling to keep the children engaged? Keep the kids entertained for longer with fun and messy hands-on art and craft activities in your childminding setting – perfect for those dreary rainy days! Awaken the children’s imagination and inspire their creativity with arts and crafts! It is essential to offer lots of creative and messy play opportunities in your childcare setting, as research has shown that arts and crafts play an important role in enhancing a child’s development and learning – helping to develop their confidence, creativity, imagination, social skills, coordination, motor... Read More

21/05/2012
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Superheroes save the day!

At Early Years Resources, we have been thinking about how versatile the topic of Superheroes is, and how it excites and inspires children of all ages. The topic can cover many aspects of the curriculum, whether in the Foundation Stage or in KS1. Here are a few examples of our ideas: Creative Development / Art – decorating Superhero outfits, painting Superhero scenarios Creative Development / Music – making a Superhero theme tune or sound effects, listening to Superhero music and thinking about the scenarios that the music conjures up and... Read More