Today’s Activities

You can do any of these tasks, in any order (but we've suggested a timetable).
Take as long as your little ones want for each task, let them use their imaginations! 

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Explorers at Sundorne

Today we have a takeover day with Sundorne Explorers in Shrewsbury and Music Minors. We will be making tambourines, Magic wands, singing and dancing and chasing bubbles too. We hope you enjoy our fun themed day!

9.30am Activity:
Making Tambourines with Explorers at Sundorne

This activity is a really fun one and only needs a few items, which you will probably have at home. You need a paper plate, some rice and sticky tape or a stapler. In this clip Natalie shows you how to create this item and how the children are able to do this activity independently and confidently. It is also a lovely keepsake to use for activities later on in the day.

Grown Ups:
This activity supports your child’s creative development and expressive arts. Children will have fun making their own instrument and can create their own sounds and rhythms.

10.30am Activity:
Pirates song with Music Minors

You’ll have great fun with Rachel going on your Pirate ship over the Irish sea. Lots of repetition and fun moves to join in with. The children will have fun with the rhyming words, actions and counting! Get your best pirate voices ready. Ahhh Haaaaaaa me Hearties!

Grown Ups:
Your child will have fun moving along to the music and copying the actions. This supports children's physical development and language and communication.

1:30pm Activity:
Making Ribbon Wands

Natalie takes you through a step by step guide to making these fabulous wands with your children. This is one of her favourite activities with the preschool children. In the clip you’ll see how independent the children are and how they are able to confidently make this item. The wands are also great to use afterwards for dancing around with or even being a magician! Let your child take you on an adventure with their ribbon wand!

Grown Ups:
This supports your child’s fine motor skills as they wrap the ribbon around the wand. It also develops their creativity and imagination too.

2:30pm Activity:
Bubble Song with Music Minors

This is one of Rachel’s most popular activities. The music adds to the fun of popping bubbles. Allow your child to explore and follow the bubbles, popping them and they can even count how many! Using only your popping finger, come and have fun popping bubbles to a lovely Disney song which the children, I am sure that you will recognise it. 

Grown Ups:
This supports your child’s physical development as they move around in a fun way! Children also learn about bubbles and how they can float and move in the air but once touched they pop!

If you've finished these and still have time for fun...

More early years music and movement activities can be found here:

Story time:
Stories from the Sea
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