It’s very dark!
30 April 2018Add to My Folder
original article published 7 January 2008
Explore some of the exciting aspects of night-time and the dark
Activities in this article:
1 Dark area
Moving and Handling
Early learning goal: children show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements. They move confidently in a range of ways, safely negotiating space.
What you need
Blankets; curtains; black paper; objects with different textures such as furry and plastic toys, metal spoon, wooden spoon, woollen hat or glove, cloth slipper; objects with distinctive smells such as bar of soap, pomander; objects with distinctive sounds such as tambourine, bell, maracas; safe, edible objects with distinctive textures, shapes and smells such as orange, apple, banana; extra adult help to supervise the children in the dark area.