My family: Family matters

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By Lorelli Mojicachildren’s poet and illustrator, and part-time early years teacher

Develop the children’s creative, language and number skills with these hands-on family activities

Family matters

1 Stick family

Create stick puppets based on different family members

Creative Development

Exploring Media and Materials

Development matters: create 3D structures (30-50 months); understand that different media can be combined to create new effects (40-60+ months).

Early learning goal: explore colour, texture, shape, form and space in two or three dimensions.

What you need

Group size: small groups.

Wooden spoons; clean lollipop sticks; collage materials; goggle eyes; glue; felt-tipped pens.

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