Brilliant ideas for sand play!

Written by: Karen Faux
Monday, January 14, 2019

Sand is a tactile, sensory and endlessly versatile resource. Try some new ideas for making the most of it in your setting.

Whether you are offering sand in small trays, large outdoor pits – or both – check out our new series from early years teacher Judith Harries, who over the course of five articles will explore its potential for all learning areas. In part one she focuses on sand play’s scope for collaboration and social interaction linked to personal and emotional development, while in part two she unpicks its benefits for physical development and how this can be maximised (see below). To complement these articles, why not dig deeper into our archive for more coverage of the soft stuff? 

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