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By Clare Beswickearly years and childcare consultant

Make heart-shaped dough rings to share with each other on St Valentine’s Day


Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Making Relationships

Development matters: demonstrate flexibility and adapt their behaviour to different events, social situations and changes in routine (30-50 months).

Early learning goal: work as part of a group or class, taking turns and sharing fairly, understanding that there needs to be agreed values and codes of behaviour for groups of people, including adults and children, to work together harmoniously.

What you need

Group size: four children.

Packet of quick bread-dough mix; 50g grated cheese; large mixing bowl; baking sheets; plastic forks; clean work surface; water (room temperature); small amount of milk; dough brush; clean aprons; oven; hand-washing facilities; mixing spoons.

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