Thursday, June 27, 2013

Ocean Playdough

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Last month I attended a professional development day for StrongStart facilitators from the north island.  Each person that attended left with a draw prize.  Mine was this wonderful sectioned basket which contained shells, jewels and sticks.  I added blue play dough and watched the children play.
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Play dough offers many opportunities for children.  Storytelling, fine motor, experimenting (will the sticks stand straight up), sharing, creativity, understanding how materials can work together, are just a few.