School Improvement & Development Conference 2023: Book your early-bird place

Creativity in the EYFS: Getting Messy Has a Purpose!

Messy play is much more than just play and mess - it’s creativity at a whole new level. It gives children the opportunity to develop their imagination, curiosity and solve problems.

  • Develop your understanding of the benefits of messy play
  • Look at how messy play can support children’s cognitive development
  • Explore how messy play can support children’s language development
1 hour
£99 + VAT
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About this course

Through physical, interactive, creative activities, children can learn to become more confident, more resilient and more inventive. This short on-demand course will:

  • Explore how to use creative activities to develop positive learning characteristics
  • Develop your understanding of how to use creativity to develop independence and individuality
  • Help you develop ways of providing wide-ranging creative activities across your setting


This course is appropriate for EYFS.

  • Early years practitioners
  • Early years leads
  • Staff new to the early years


If there are no livestream dates currently planned, please contact us on 01206 625 626 or email us at and we will work with you to find a suitable date.

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

Live stream and recorded courses

Recording course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
Available anytime
Pause, search and watch again for 30 days.

This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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