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working together for health & well-being

Here are some ideas about how these toys could help your child to develop and explore. Be led by your child—they will enjoy the toys more if you play with them together!

Here are some ideas about how these toys could help your child to develop and explore. Be led by your child—they will enjoy the toys more if you play with them together!

Physical Development

Physical Development

Hand and finger movement e.g. turning pages Larger movements e.g. rolling and bouncing Use of feet e.g. stepping stones

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Exploration

Exploration •

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Different textures using different parts of the body e.g. babies explore with their mouths and tongues, while older children might like to use their fingers and toes The effects of different actions e.g. a ball rolling Different colours Language

Here are some ideas for talking to your children about the toys: • What does it feel like? • Can you find one that makes a sound? • Which ones are squashy? • Which ones roll? • Which ones are hard/soft?

Hand and finger movement Larger movements e.g. moving, shaking and banging Use of feet e.g. stepping and stamping

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Listening to and making different sounds Different materials, such as wood, metal and plastic Different colours Language

Here are some ideas for talking to your children about the toys: • Which ones are quiet/noisy? • Can you find one that’s good for making a loud/quiet sound? • Can you hold one so it doesn’t make a sound? • Can you find one that has wood/metal/plastic on? • Can you find another one like that? • Which one do you like best? Why?


working together for health & well-being

working together for health & well-being

Set 2

Set 1 This pack contains: 14 small balls • 11 medium balls • 1 large ball • 4 flexible hoops • 1 tactile book • 2 fibre optic wands 2 tactile disc sets (1 large, 1 small in grey bag) • 1 ‘Touch and Match’ board

This pack contains:

1 Rainbow Sound Blocks set • 1 set bongo drums • 1 plastic drum with 2 sticks • 6 round plastic shakers • 3 flat plastic shakers • 2 small rainsticks 2 large rainsticks (1 plastic, 1 metal) • 5 triangles • 2 tambourines • 2 maracas • 3 castanets • 5 wooden instruments Assorted wooden and metal sticks


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