How to develop problem solving and creativity using loose materials
Friday 27th April – 9.30am – 3.30pm
Course venue: West Thornton Primary Academy, Croydon CR0 3BS
Led by Jackie Slaughter – Specialist Leader in Education for early years
Loose materials are anything that can be assembled, disassembled, moved, combined and re-imagined in an endless variety of ways, providing children with endless opportunities for problem-solving and creativity. Find out how you can use many of these free, natural and man-made resources across the curriculum.
This course will enable you to:
- Discover how to provide an enabling environment using loose materials
- Actively engage in using loose materials in all areas of the curriculum – inside and out
- Find out how to provide for exciting and engaging resources on a shoe-string budget
- Learn how using loose materials supports problem-solving and develops critical thinking
Target audience: This course benefits anyone working in, or leading early years. You will come away equipped with a wealth of ideas in order to raise engagement levels and improve teaching and learning, in your setting.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.