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Use these imaginative activities based on favourite festive songs to explore your children’s senses
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Use these festive songs to inspire creative and sensory exploration. You could also introduce young children to the German version of ‘O, Christmas tree’ – why not ask the parents of children in your care to try to translate the words into any other languages they speak? When the children are familiar with the tunes and repeated phrases, adapt the songs to make up some fun alternative versions!
1. O, Christmas tree!
Inspired by this song, delight in the scent of fresh pine needles
Expressive Arts and Design
Development matters: Seek to make sense of what they see, hear, smell, touch and feel (22–36 months); Explore and experience using a range of senses and movement (30–50 months).
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