Messy Play

Designed for younger children and their parents, but enjoyed by all. Despite appearances, messy play can make an enormous contribution to babies' and young children's cognitive and creative development. Depending on the activity area we can use food, dough, paint, mud, water sand, to name a few. This course provides opportunities for children to speak and listen in an informal context encourages confidence, work through activities, reflect and modify actions, negotiate plans and activities and to take turns. It develops the fine motor skills needed for writing, for example, hand-eye coordination.