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Snapshot activities for early learning

About the resources

An important part of helping young children develop, learn and grow is through providing everyday opportunities for physical play and finding activities that extend their communication and language, movement and coordination, creativity, confidence and curiosity. Daily, high quality outdoor play experiences have a positive impact on children’s physical, cognitive, social, mental health and emotional development. Children learn about the wider world and can explore natural objects, different materials, and fuel their curiosity.

Watch the video resources to see quick and fun activities to do with young children using natural materials, found objects and loose parts.

Exploring nature


Messy play