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Yellow Door Lets Investigate - Farmyard Footprints

Curious young explorers will love the Lets Investigate - Farmyard Footprints set as they learn to identify and associate each animal to their paw print.

There are always plenty of animals to see down on the farm, but sometimes you need to follow their footprints to find them. Each double-sided stone in this Lets Investigate - Farmyard Footprints set has the raised footprint of an animal on one side, and an image of the animal indented into the other side. Press the footprint into sand, mud, or soil and create a trail for children to follow.

Take the stones on a group walk or field trip to a farm to compare with any animal tracks the children discover (or prepare some of your own if needed). Press the Lets Investigate - Farm Footprints stones into the ground to check, then flip the stone over to identify what animal left the marks in the outdoor area of your setting.

When they find the animals, how will they sort them? Children can record their findings by taking rubbings, making impressions in play dough, and discovering what else they know or can find out about each animal.

When the work is done, the children can give the footprints a good clean with soap and water before a new farmyard adventure.

The footprints are made from a unique stone mix and are robust enough to be used throughout an early years setting, both inside and outdoors.

The Lets Investigate - Farmyard Footprints set is the perfect resource to introduce young adventurers to the wonders of nature, teaching them skills that were second nature to our ancestors.

What animal might the children find at the end: cow, horse, sheep, pig, dog, cat, chicken, or duck? This is just the beginning of their learning adventure.

• Made from a unique stone mix suitable for use both indoors and outdoors.
• The set includes 8 double-printed stones. In one side, the animal's footprint in high relief and on the other a low relief engraved image of the animal.
• Easily cleaned with soap and water.
• Suitable for use indoors and outdoors
• Size: 70–80mm
• Suitable for age 3 years and above. 3 years +

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