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Tuff tray any day and any play in early childhood.

Updated: Nov 10, 2019

I finally got a tuff tray and love it! I just discovered its actual purpose is a mortar mixing board! There are links to what I have used with the tuff tray and if you use them I may get a small amount$.

If you follow my page This is why I teach .ec you will know I love simple and fast set ups that children can add to and have many learning opportunities. The tuff tray offers this and can be used everyday making it well worth the cost, which is actually reasonable.

So far I have used it for:



Imaginative play,



Small world play and

STEM activities.

This is a quick and easy set up has STEM, sensory and depending on the age physical opportunities. This invitation has see-through scarves, crochet bowls and sensory blocks. Ready to explore and with content knowledge be a STEM activity.

Here are my first small world play trays. A favourite sensory material at the moment is the wood fire pellet as it is cheap and great as a solid and then add water and it is like sawdust. It is made from sawdust from untreated wood so it is safe and sustainable. Here trucks and