Developed and made in Australia by Leave it to Leslie this childcare resource is a fun way to introduce and educate all children to our unique blend of Australian animals and birds whilst teaching them some indigenous language.
You may want to research your own local area for the Indigenous names of animals and birds as in Australia there are more than 250 Indigenous languages including around 800 dialects! Sing this to the tune of old MacDonald.
You may also use Auslan signing for this childcare resource.
This tap tap, hammer and nails set allows children to create colourful geometric designs. Children can hammer these wooden pieces onto the soft reusable corkboards. This hammer and nails set includes 300 mosaic pieces in assorted shapes, 450g of assorted people, animal bird pieces as well as fence pieces, 4 boxes of nails, 400 pieces, 4 hammers, and 4 corkboards (26 x 20cm). Adult supervision is required for this activity. Construction resources help to promote a variety of cognitive and physical skills. Construction and manipulative resources can help to promote both fine motor and gross motor development. They encourage problem solving and logical thinking to solve issues such as balancing blocks, where the next piece goes and how to make the structure that they want to build. Team work is also a key feature in the use of construction resources. Children can work together to design and build intricate and thoughtful structures using their creativity, imagination and logical thinking. Social, communication and language skills are all improved through playing with these type of construction resources. Play encourages creativity, imagination, perseverance and the development of language and social skills stronger sense of identity .
ADULT SUPERVISION IS REQUIRED!!!!!!! NOT RECOMMENDED FOR UNDER 4 YRS.