Make a Difference (Rural Isolation Project) – Stay and Play
On Monday 3rd February we held our second Stay and Play for local families and their little ones. This term’s theme was ‘All Things Messy’ providing opportunities for the children to experience sensory play to the fullest!
The Year 6 Play Leaders helped to plan a fun packed afternoon and set up a range of activities including a Slime table, sand tray with letter moulds, Aqua gel beads with water wheels and gel numbers, biscuit decorating, and the popular paint tray and giant paper roll! During planning, the Play leaders were introduced to the Early Years Curriculum and tried to choose activities that would help the children to learn and play.
We had a great turn out of toddlers and families who thoroughly enjoyed getting very messy! Children enjoyed getting fully involved and it wasn’t long before there were hands, feet and at one point, whole bodies in the paint tray!
Once the paint had been washed away, the afternoon was rounded off with refreshments and snacks for some very tired and happy preschoolers.