Let’s get ready!
7 February 2011Add to My Folder
Children love dressing up for an occasion. Explore new ideas to extend play experiences and fire up their imaginations
Activities in this article:
1. The wedding
Share in the excitement and spectacle of a big occasion
Expressive Arts and Design – Being Imaginative
Development matters: Begin to make-believe by pretending (22–36 months); Play alongside other children who are engaged in the same theme (40–60+ months).
Early learning goal: Children represent their own ideas, thoughts and feelings through design and technology, art, music, dance, role-play and stories.
What you need
Books, photographs (loaned from parents and staff) and images showing a range of weddings; outfits for the bridal party and guests; safety mirrors; accessories such as hair ornaments, jewellery and imitation flowers; grey fabric; candles.
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