The children are making excellent use of the astro turf area. Today they utilised the space to create a race track using large plastic piping.  I observed the group of children talking about their ideas with each other and showing their excitement by jumping up and down! One child said “This is the best ever!”

It reminded me of an article I read in Nursery World ‘Creativity in the Construction Area’ – creativity isn’t just about painting and music it is about thinking imaginatively, being resourceful and seeing potential for imaginative play in everyday objects.

Through creativity children begin to make sense of their world, to connect with others and to develop an inner strength that will help them to deal with life’s many challenges.