This Nut & Bolt Tree will help children with shape and colour recognition, hand and eye co-ordination, symmetry and spatial sense, fine motor skills and creativity. A wooden toy for young children. Attractive picture to which the child puts the bolts into the different shapes then fastens them with nuts from behind to get the finished image. It improves hand/eye coordination and fine finger movement helping bodily / kinesthetic intelligence to be developed. Try adding it to the toddler room! Construction resources help to promote a variety of cognitive and physical skills. They encourage problem solving and logical thinking to solve issues such as blocks, where the next piece goes and how to make the structure that they want to build. Team work is also a key feature in the use of construction resources. Children can work together to design and build intricate and thoughtful structures using their creativity, imagination and logical thinking. Social, communication and language skills are all improved through playing with construction resources. Children build perseverance as they build their constructions. Play encourages creativity, imagination, perseverance and the development of language and social skills. Children become more confident and develop a stronger sense of identity through play. Available in two forms (butterfly or tree). Made of high quality natural wood with non-toxic paints conforming to European toy safety standards. This set is suitable for use by children from the age of 2.5 years. Pcs: 10 Pieces and Wooden Stand. Size: 25.7 X 25 X 4 cm.
EYLF Learning Outcomes:
- Outcome 4 Opportunities to construct and take apart materials
- Outcome 4 Try out strategies to solve problems in one situation
- 2 to 3 years Recognises similarities and differences
- 2 to 3 years Recognises/ identifies common objects, pictures by pointing
- 3 to 5 years Uses objects and materials to build or construct things