Number 1 was STICKS.
Number 2 was BOXES.
Global toy #3 is STRING! Or string's bigger sibling: ROPE!
- string games
- crafts: macramé, jewelry, baskets
- outdoor play: jump ropes, rope swings, tire swings, and rope ladders, low ropes courses, slacklines
Whenever we pull out some rope in our forest school settings, it's fun to see what develops. Here are some examples:
And this Ylvis video makes the trucker's hitch knot look seriously cool: