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By Sally GrayEarly Years practitioner and writer

Original article published 7 March 2011

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

Expressive Arts and Design – Exploring and Using Media and Materials:

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

Early learning goal: Children safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.

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  1. SmileyPR
    on 7 March 2011

    Thumbs up!

    In general, great resources :-)

    5out of 5