In our Practical Life Room, over the last few weeks the children have been exploring texture, the difference between rough and smooth. They have been using sandpaper to do this and have found it interesting how they are able to change the texture with it. It taken time and concentration but they have enjoyed the results.
We have also been exploring a new activity using coffee beans where the children are encouraged to transfer the beans from one dish to another using tongs. It’s a lot harder than it sounds but, but they found with a bit of concentration it can achieved! Great for developing concentration and their fine motor skills.
In the window the children helped with the new display, using tools under the supervision of the teacher they hammered in nails and added screws,