The poisoned drink

A group of four and five year old boys are playing in the school garden. They are mixing some poisoned drink for the pirates. They come up against a problem and have to work out how to solve it.

Good for looking at

  • COEL - Creating and thinking critically
  • Pretend play
  • Self-regulation
  • Socialising
  • Communication
  • Messy play
  • Mud
 

A group of four and five year old boys are playing in the school garden. They are mixing some poisoned drink for the pirates. They come up against a problem and have to work out how to solve it.

Notice

  • How are the children learning? Which areas of development, engagement and characteristics of learning can you observe?
  • Can you see evidence of any aspects of self-regulation?
  • In what ways does the adult support the children’s learning?
  • How does the environment support the children’s learning?
  • What is valuable about the materials provided as learning resources?