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By Sally Grayearly years teacher and writer

Get out and about and let the children explore the world they live in

through the microscope

1 Wildlife spotting

Create a group nature diary to keep a record of local wildlife

Communication, Language and Literacy


Development matters: ascribe meanings to marks that they see in different places (30-60 months); use writing as a means of recording and communicating (40-60+ months).

Early learning goal: attempt writing for different purposes, using features of different forms such as lists, stories and instructions.

What you need

Group size: whole group.

Outdoor area where you are likely to spot wildlife and plants; clipboards; paper; camera; sketchbooks; pencils; bird tables or bird feeders (optional).

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