Treasure baskets are a great way to support a baby’s natural desire to explore an objects texture, sound and taste. They have many benefits towards a child’s development..
– Concentration levels
-Stimulating a babies senses
-Developing hand-eye co-ordination
-Exploring concepts shape, size and texture as well as learning about cause and effect
You can use many natural, everyday items for a treasure basket and here in the 0-2’s room, we create a variety of ‘themed’ baskets. Here are some examples..
More information on treasure baskets and heuristic play can be found on our information stand, in the corridor outside the main room.