Go through the senses and think of sensory experiences you enjoy - it could be a smell you love, warm towels, cracking icy puddles or popping bubbles. Your challenge is to find a new way to share that WOW with your wee one.
Episode 6: Puppets, Sustained Shared Thinking and Sensory Wonders with Charlotte Allan
Creative Skills Manager Heather Armstrong spoke with theatre-maker, early years researcher and puppeteer Charlotte Allan who has led Creative Skills sessions in puppetry and drama. They talk about how the arts can create sustained shared thinking, making your own puppets and the magic of sensory experiences.
For even more ideas, sign up for our live online Creative Chat with Charlotte – a chance for you to ask questions and connect with other ELC Professionals across Scotland!
- Thursday 25 February, 3:45pm — 5:15pm
- Thursday 4 March, 3:45pm — 5:15pm
Wee Inspirations are are ideas you can send to the families you work with, or use in your setting. If you want to access all the Wee Inspiration idea cards, head to the main Wee Inspirations webpage.
If you enjoyed this episode (or the accompanying videos, Wee Inspirations and Reflective Practice worksheet) let us know what you think by filling out this survey. Every month you have another chance to win £50 worth of arts materials for your setting, so please ensure you are filling out the current survey – the month will be at the top of the survey.
To be eligible you need to be a part of the ELC workforce in Scotland and have accessed at least one part of Creative Skills Online.