This tabletop lock and unlock board features 4 different latches for children to learn and practice. Once opened, the doors reveal some special animal friends in the midst of various activities. There is 1 bear, 2 foxes, 3 dogs, and 4 rabbits to count over and over. Undo a latch, swing open the numbered door and count on fun when the picture beneath is revealed on this wooden play latches board! Build fine motor skills while learning about colours, numbers, animals and more!Little hands love to explore locks and latches, and this board gives them plenty to get stuck into as they experiment and work out the mechanisms for each. The Latches Board includes 4 coloured door scenes, with latches closing each one. Children are able to work out the latch to open the doors, revealing pictures of animals hiding behind. Four brightly coloured doors (blue, yellow, red, and green) ensure children are able to explore their recognition of colour too, further building their early maths and language skills,Suitable from 3 yrs+Developmental Skills- Stimulate and develop your children’s senses. Our resources are designed to engage, provoke and develop the 5 senses. Fine motor activities such as play panels, puzzles, block play, threading, weaving and lacing encourage hand/eye co-ordination and cognitive development. Our great range of puppets and felt play sets are perfect for the development of language and communication. Best range of sensory activities.
EYLF Learning Outcomes:
- Outcome 4 Children persist even when they find a task difficult
- Outcome 4 Persevere and experience the satisfaction of achievement
- 3 to 5 years Dresses and undresses with little help
- 3 to 5 years Dresses/undresses with minimal assistance
Links to Theorists:
This learning experience can be linked to Piaget’s theories. He believes that children need to be able to see, touch, taste, smell, move and hear the things they are learning about. This is called ‘concrete learning’.
Learning Through Play
- Sensory play allows children to gain confidence and involvement in learning using all five of their senses.