We have a Nautical Sand Pit

We have been waiting a long time to have a sand-pit to play with at nursery. It’s taken some time but the children are delighted with it.

Sand play promotes physical development. Large muscle skills develop as children dig, pour, sift, scoop, and clean up spills with brush and dustpan. … As children take on roles associated with their dramatic play, they learn important social skills such as empathy and perspective taking.

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