We at First Nursery are huge lovers of outside play and learning and have spent many a happy hour watching the children splosh about with water, build with wet sand, dig in the dirt, plant flowers, hunt for minibeasts and get creative with natural materials. It’s the best place for messy and sensory play because the clear up is minimal and the key resources are right on hand!
THE BENEFITS OF MUD KITCHEN
- for good mental health, freedom to be children, exploring outdoors and playing freely!
- for good physical health- recent studies have shown we absolutely need to have dirt in our systems…
- allowing curiosity, exploration and experimentation in an open-ended way.
- mathematical opportunities for measuring, filling, counting, weighing and much more