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Engineering for Nursery & Reception Classes

Nursery rhymes contain a surprising amount of engineering. Here are some ideas you could discuss with the teacher if you want to engage the very young.

Engineering for Nursery & Reception Classes

Content type: Classroom / group activity

Last updated: 29 April 2022

Author/s: ICE

This ideas booklet was created for volunteers who would like to run fun engineering activities for children in pre-school, nursery or reception class.

It outlines an underpinning philosophy of how to engage with young children and offers suggestions for fun activities based on four topics that are related to civil engineering.