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Week 12 - Activity Guide

“The best education does not happen at a desk, but rather engaged in everyday living – hands on, exploring, in active relationships with life.” Vince Gowmon

Bu & Perridak Under 2s

Car track painting; using different cars and vehicles allow your little ones to drive them through he paint and across large sheets of paper of wallpaper to create tracks as they move around – handy hint, strip little ones to vests or nappies to enjoy body painting experiences at the same time.


Go-Yin 2 to 3 years

Car creations; using boxes, wood, bottle tops and paint encourage you little ones to build and create their own car and vehicle to drive around the house.  Upscale and make this big enough to climb in and drive around in.


Ngurr-Ngurr 3 to 6 years

Road and traffic light creations; using large paper, wallpaper or an opened up large box, encourage the children to draw roads, and maps for their cars to drive on.  Using egg cartons cut into strips of three and glue onto a stick painting the traffic light games.


Mon-Garrk Primary school

Elastic and powered car creations; using paddle pop sticks, CDs string and elastic bands (plus sticky tape and glue) challenge your little one to create a car which is powdered by the elastic band.


Djila-Tjarri Exercise time

Traffic light games; Either running, skipping cycling or scooting have the children enjoy moving around the garden.  When you shout red, they must all stop, orange is to get ready and green to go, go, go.  This supports the children learning their traffic lights meaning whilst getting some much-enjoyed exercise.


Family-Friendly Recipe Idea:

Traffic light drops  - Makes 40

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup (230g) butter 
  • ½ cup (100g) sugar 
  • 2 cups (350g) self-raising flour (keep 2 tbs back for hands)
  • ½ cup of jam – colour of your choices 

Method 

  • Pre heat the oven 180 degrees and line two baking trays with baking paper 
  • Using electric beaters, cream together butter and cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Fold in the flour until well combined.
  • Use lightly floured hands to roll teaspoonfuls of mixture into balls and place on the tray about 5cms apart
  • Make an indentation in each ball and place jam in the centre of each biscuit
  • Bake for 15 minutes, swapping the trays halfway through, or until biscuits are light golden.

Optional extra; swap the jam for Nutella for a chocolatey treat. 

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