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.
A great size to use a s a fidget toy! A maze is a path or collection of paths, typically from an entrance to a goal. The word is used to refer both to branching tour puzzles through which the solver must find a route, and to simpler non-branching patterns that lead unambiguously through a convoluted layout to a goal. The first recorded maze in history was the Egyptian Labyrinth. Herodotus, a Greek traveler and writer, visited the Egyptian Labyrinth in the 5th century, BC.
Yoga is one form of practice which includes breath control and specific body postures (asanas), that provides a range of physical, spiritual and mental relaxation. It teaches children to be calm, while gaining awareness of the bodies, self control and discipline. Like adults, children have to deal with their own stress in life. Moving house, starting a new school, preparing for a new sibling – these are all stressful events that affect children. Children need a way to manage stress and anxiety and one form of practice is teaching children yoga.
Feel inside the bag to try and find a token that matches the category shown by spinning the arrow.
Feel inside the bag for a fruit,an insect, an animal, a vegetable, a garden implement in this game where you have to find a different farm yard item just by touch.