Written by Debs from Learn With Play At Home Early stART Dino Crayons offer much more than a novelty shaped drawing tool. Here we team them with the ever popular Micador Clouds Modelling Foam to create some surprise dinosaur eggs for a whole world of creative, imaginative play.
Open your modelling foam egg and compact the modelling foam to the sides to leave a gap in each half, large enough for a dinosaur crayon to fit
· Place your dinosaur crayon inside and then close back up for a fun surprise
You cangive your children the newly created dinosaur eggs on their own, or present them along side some other props for imaginative play. We used our Dinosaur eggs, a few extra dinosaur crayons and a basket with some wooden tree blocks and plastic greenery.
Such fun to open the modelling foam eggs to discover dinosaurs!
Encourage children to build a habitat for their dinosaurs. The modelling foam can be manipulated to create all kinds of fun structures.
Can your children create homes for their dinosaurs from the modelling foam? Set building challenges for children needing some extra inspiration.
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Imaginary play is important for children as it is through these experiences that they learn to be creative, practice narrative skills, develop further language and motor skills, utilise emotional, cognitive and social skills, problem solving and more. It’s also fun.