Conkers & Playdough

Make a snail with conkers and playdough in the finger gym.At this time of year, I usually find myself with a huge basket full of Conkers that the children have imagebrought into school over the autumn term. I normally return them to the woods along with the pile of dried leaves that we have used for leaf rubbing and printing etc.

But this year I have been spending some time with my nephew and we have been exploring the possibilities of  left over Conkers.

Here are some of our ideas…

 

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Make a snail with conkers and playdough in the finger gym.

 

 

 

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Build a tower out of conkers and playdough on the maths table. How tall can you make your tower?

 

 

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Just explore with the conkers and playdough.

 

 

 

 

Other ideas for conkers on the maths table would be:

Find the conkers hidden in a tray of leaves and line them up in size order.

How many conkers can you fit into different pots?

Here is a link to some labels to match these activities that you can download: Conkers Activities

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