Cultivating crops

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By Sally GrayEarly Years practitioner and writer

Invite children to discover more about the process of growth with simple planting and gardening activities


Activities in this article:

  1. Dingle dangle scarecrow
  2. Let’s get digging!
  3. Cross-curricular activities

1. Dingle dangle scarecrow

Learn all about scarecrows and make one together using a wide range of materials

Knowledge and Understanding of the World – Designing and Making

Development matters: Begin to try out a range of tools and techniques safely (30–50 months).

Early learning goal: Build and construct with a wide range of objects, selecting appropriate resources and adapting their work where necessary.

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  1. SmileyPR
    on 7 March 2011

    Thumbs up!

    In general, great resources :-)

    5out of 5