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Week 11 - Activity Guide

“the senses, being explorers of the world, ope the way to knowledge. Our apparatus for educating the senses offers the child a key to guide his explorations of the world.” Dr Maria Montessori

Bu & Perridak Under 2s

Oats and jelly; socking some oats for 2 hours or until they are soft and setting jelly in the fridge, scoop the two into a box (or a bath to contain the fun) add spoons bowls and cups for the children to practice scooping, pouring and exploring.  Great way to support hand eye coordination.


Go-Yin 2 to 3 years

Bubble wrap stomping; Using left over bubble wrap (from packaging) wrap this around and tap as boots over your feet (you can also use old socks with rubber grips).  Then gentle step into paint, before stomping around on left over wallpaper rolls or large sheets of paper to make colourful bubbly footprints


Ngurr-Ngurr 3 to 6 years

Moon sand fun; make your own moon sand by mixing together 4 cups of sand, 2 cups of corn flour, 1 cup of water add food colouring to the water to colour the sand – once created you can have hours of fun making shapes, castles or simply enjoying some sensory exploration


Mon-Garrk Primary school

Corn starch exploration; using corn flour and water, make a dough mixing the two together.  See what happens when you leave it for the water to separate a little – can you stand on it?  Is this liquid or solid, explore if you can make it hard or keep it runny?  The possibilities of questions are endless...


Djila-Tjarri Exercise time

 Hola Hoop Challenges; Using a large holla hoop challenge each other to;

  • How long you can Hola
  • Can you jump through the hoop whilst it is rolling?
  • How long can you skip with the hoop

See if you can beat you own personal best score.


Family-Friendly Recipe Idea:

Build your own burgers ~ Serve 4 or 8 mini

Ingredients 

  • 400g of mince (your choice of meat)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 1 zucchini grated
  • 1 onion grated and juices squeezed out
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs

Method 

  • Place all the ingredients in a bowl and season
  • Mix well with your hands, pressing and rolling into 4/8 patties
  • Place on a tray in the refrigerator for 30 minutes
  • Heat a non-stick pan and fry for 3-4 minutes on each side until cooked through and golden 
  • Serve in a bun with optional extras 

Optional extra; shred lettuce, slice tomatoes, beetroot and pickles to add to your urger and serve with sauces. 

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