To break the monotony of building the track and to encourage imagination we have been using sensory play for a few months.
Full credit to my fellow Early Birds Mummy friend who introduced me to the concept of rainbow rice and cornflakes.
Cue large storage box, poundland cornflakes and the emergency vehicles.
It took him a few minutes to get stuck in. But soon we were scrunching, putting the cornflakes in pots and then making it rain over the vehicles.
Cones provided a track for the cars until he decided they were ice cream cones. Lovely to watch the imaginary play. Although being a literalist he then HAD to eat the cornflakes. Which is why the end of the activity was this…