The Arty Splats blog

Making Their Own Marks at Arty Splats!

Did you know? … Arty Splats gets little ones ready for the vital skill of handwriting! You may have noticed that meal times with little ones are /or have been messy. As soon as there is some (accidental or purposeful) spilt food they are using their hands to...

The Wonders of Playdough!

In various sessions we use playdough and we love huge learning benefits it offers! The malleable properties of playdough make it an excellent resource to build up the strength in tiny hand muscles in preparation for pen and scissor control. Playdough also promotes...

@Arty Splats PLAY TIME=BRAIN TIME

We are passionate about ‘play based learning’ and our classes are written to enable little ones to have an uninterrupted period of play time! Each of our activities is carefully written to encourage learning through play. The structure of our classes allows creative...

Water Play – All they are doing is splashing, right?

One of our little ones favourite activities at Arty Splats is water play! Our water play is colourful and can often smell lovely too… But with water play All They’re Doing Is Splashing, Right? “Wrong! Water play fosters learning in all developmental areas. It...

We work on a host of Early Learning Goals!

All our classes are carefully written in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). … The Early Years Foundation Stage is a set of standards for the learning and development of children from birth to 5 years old. Each Arty Splats class is carefully...

Arty Splats = No limits!

“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun” Mary Lou Cook All young children learn through play. At Arty Splats we pride ourselves on imposing no limits on the activities we provide. We might be...