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"Sowing the seeds for the future"

Glorious mud!

Our mud kitchen was tested out by FI (Nursery) this afternoon and proved to be a great success.

 

Here are just a few of the skills that children can develop through mud kitchen play:

 

  • Development of Pretence - children developing the capacity to use their imagination to feed their play.

 

  • Development and use of receptive and expressive language - children's ability to listen to and understand what is being said to them and also their ability to communicate their ideas and thoughts in a way that others can understand.

 

  • Mental representations - ideas that children create in their mind and then play out through role play and interaction.

 

  • Transform objects - children use their imagination to turn one object into another.

 

  • Interactive dialogue - children talk to others who respond appropriately.

 

  • Negotiation - using language and conversation skills to reach a compromise or end result.

 

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