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Building a log tower

A group of five year olds are playing in the school yard. They’ve decided to build a tower with some heavy logs. How will they do it and stay safe?

Good for looking at

  • Physical play
  • Co-operative play
  • Risky play
  • Gender
  • Socialising
  • Communication

 

A group of five year olds are playing in the school yard. They’ve decided to build a tower with some heavy logs. How will they do it and stay safe?

Notice

  • How are the children learning? Which areas of development, engagement and characteristics of learning can you observe?
  • How does the environment support the children’s learning?
  • What is valuable about the materials provided as learning resources?