What shall we make today? Cardboard boxes, tubes, plastic bottles and other recycled materials are enjoyable in their own right (as containers to fill up with sand, water or other materials; as props for play) and also provide for rich creative experiences, creating models that have a special meaning for the child.
Box-modelling can be a powerful medium for exploring the imagination and developing narratives.
During modelling work, children can practise and develop their skills in cutting, gluing and sellotaping, exploring the property of materials by finding out what you can (and can’t) glue together, and how strong sellotape joins can be.
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