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Heather Welch
Educational Experts talking about Play

Educational Experts talking about Play

We have been going behind the scenes and chatting with Education Experts from around the world to share their research and advice on why Play based Learning is important for children So excited to share ‘Learning Through Play Series – 1; Dr Cindy Hovington, Curious Neuron, curiousneuron.com (Canada) Dr Paul Swan, Swan Consultancy, drpaulswan.com.au (Australia) Dr Sandra Lee, Early Childhood Consultant (USA/China) Jacinth Liew, Our Little Play Nest, ourlittleplaynest.com (Singapore) Kwan Chiao Chyi, Tickle Your Senses, tickleyoursenses.com.sg (Singapore)   Edx Education are passionate about the ‘learning through play’ movement. This has long been recognised as a highly successful method of...

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Heather Welch
Free Rainbow Pebbles Counting & Sorting Extra Activity Cards – Let’s Play!

Free Rainbow Pebbles Counting & Sorting Extra Activity Cards – Let’s Play!

Children love matching the right shape and size Rainbow Pebbles to the activity cards. Learn early mathematics skills while having fun!A brilliant educational & fun activity for children of all ages to build essential skills in: Identifying different colours. Problem solving. Analytical thinking. Creative thinking.  Download, Print & Play! Comes with 4 Downloadable activity cards and a set of paper cut-out Rainbow Pebbles.Download, print and start having fun! Use the activity cards with the original Edx Education Rainbow Pebbles, or cut-out the paper ones to replicate the activity cards.Super fun Counting & Sorting Activities! Sorting & Classifying Patterning Counting Subitising...

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Heather Welch
Happy, Messy Little Hands – 3 Fun Recipes

Happy, Messy Little Hands – 3 Fun Recipes

Watching little hands explore and experiment with messy play is amazing.  Their faces light up while they are totally absorbed by the task at hand, engaging so many of their senses. Children’s imaginations are sparked when they have the opportunity to play with tactile  materials like pasta, rice, sand, water, chalk, paint, play dough or paste. They make their own discoveries and subsequently this stimulates their curiosity and develops knowledge too. We think there are a handful of reasons why messy play is so important in the early years for children.   What Messy Play Can Do for Children  ...

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