Simple tray with so many learning opportunities
Tray play can be very simple and here is one with coloured salt and wooden space items to re-tell the story How to catch a star. Different tongs made it inetresting and great for fine motor muscles. But hand and fingers were used just as much! The children can choose to retell, play or enjoy the sensory experience
A storytelling tray can come in any size
You can use anything you have on hand to create a storytelling tray. here I have used a plastic from my setting and added coloured salt for sensory and mark making. Need ideas or inspiration then check out my mini-course.
Storytelling tray for reluctant book listeners
I have found strorytelling trays drawn in reluctant book listeners through hands on play. This play has developed into them wanting to engage in listening to new books. Need help with set ups? I share how to make and share storytelling trays that wil enageg children.
Storytelling trays to extend and support early literacy
Storytelling trays offer so many learning opportunties through play. I share how to make and share them in this mini-course. It is jam packed with inspiration.