sand and water

  1. Water Play: Let's Get Talking

    Water Play: Let's Get Talking

    Water play can be immensely fun for children but at the same time has a tremendous impact on communication and language development. We know that the focus on this area of development is particularly important following the publication of the revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). When children play with water, it is very much a social experience - just...
  2. Sustainable Bamboo resources

    Sustainable Bamboo resources

    Bamboo is used to make a huge range of products these days from toothbrushes to textiles and our popular bamboo resources such as water chutes and channeling, sorting trays and counting pots. But how sustainable is Bamboo? It can be harvested in 3 years so is relatively fast-growing compared to trees which can be from 10-20 years. This makes it...
  3. Sand and Water: 24 Inspiring, Low Budget Ideas

    Sand and Water: 24 Inspiring, Low Budget Ideas

    Sand and water are beautiful natural resources that children are able use freely and in an open-ended way; one that can be determined by themselves. Sand and water play is a fully inclusive form of play as all children can play with them, no matter their age or ability. It doesn’t matter what developmental level a child is at; sand...
  4. Sand and Water Play Ideas

    Sand and Water Play Ideas

    Sand and water play are vital sensory experiences for early years and beyond. They lend themselves well to the hands on learning style which appeals to most children. The learning potential is huge but these areas of provision can sometimes needs a little inspiration. We hope that the ideas in this blog will inspire you with your sand and water...
  5. Our best sand and water play ideas

    Our best sand and water play ideas

    Get stuck into experiential play with these sand and water play ideas. Set up a water wall and sand area for children to explore and experiment. Below we share our best sand and water play ideas to inspire you: Water Play Ideas A water wall is perfect for experimenting with the forces and flow of water. Children love playing with...

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