Nature Based Preschool

Collection by Katherine Lockett-Clark


Ideas on play, activities, creative time, resources, equipment, set up, philosophy for a nature based preschool

Katherine Lockett-Clark
Read how we made our DIY tree house for small world play featuring DIY fairy furniture, fences, trees, bridges and ladders! Perfect for Waldorf, Reggio inspired play using chopping boards and cutting boards from Kmart and IKEA. Play hacks for children!

DIY Tree House for Small World Play - Little Lifelong Learners

Read how we made our DIY tree house for small world play featuring DIY fairy furniture, fences, trees, bridges and ladders! Perfect for Waldorf, Reggio inspired play using chopping boards and cutting boards from Kmart and IKEA. This is a super easy play hack for children!

This is the perfect way to combine Reggie inspired natural play with Montessori sand paper letters. A great way to allow nature to build number sense. Montessori Preschool, Preschool Science, Preschool Classroom, Kindergarten Activities, Toddler Activities, Montessori Education, Play Based Learning, Kids Learning, Early Learning

Top 40 Examples for Handmade Paper Events - Everything About Kindergarten

Handmade papers are a4-size paper that consists of various colors such as yellow, red, green, and blue, available from stationery. We have included pictures in our gallery of 40 most beautiful example

Nature Threading Fine motor work for preschoolers using nature finds! – Roel Van Nature Threading Fine motor work for preschoolers using nature finds! Fall Preschool Activities, Nature Activities, Montessori Activities, Motor Activities, Preschool Crafts, Reggio Emilia Preschool, Summer Activities, Autumn Activities For Babies, Outdoor Activities For Preschoolers

10 Fall Activities For Preschoolers

Keep your toddlers busy this fall with these awesome fall activities for preschoolers. These sensory activities will keep them learning and having fun.

Diy Kids Outdoor Play Area Ideas Mud Kitchen 63 New Ideas

I would love to add this to our outdoor area. Its a mud kitchen. The children love to play in the mud and this is a great place for them to do so but in a more controlled setting.

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Classroom Doors - Be All You Can... (Picture Heavy Post)

Lovely for your new class. If anyone knows the origin please post the link. I'd love to give them the credit.

Popular Playground Design Ideas For Kids - Home & Garden Decorating Ideas

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Tree Activities for investigations, literacy and math activities, book-related projects, and many terrific crafts and paintings! Tree theme ideas for preschool and early elementary. Outdoor Education, Outdoor Learning, Kids Learning, Kids Education, Nature Activities, Science Activities, Activities For Kids, Science Crafts, Movement Activities

Tree Activities for Kids

This collection of tree activities for kids is full of hands-on ways to learn about trees for kids to go along with Earth Day, Arbor Day, or a tree theme. It includes tree science activities, tree crafts, tree art ideas, parts of a tree, lesson plans and more for your tree theme.

31 DIY Spielzimmer Dekor und Organisation DIY Playroom Ideas and Furniture – DIY PVC Children’s Grocery Store – Easy Play Room Storage, Furniture Ideas for Kids, Playtime Rugs and Activity Mats, Shelving, Toy Boxes and Wall Art – Cute DIY Room Decor for B

DIY PVC Children's Grocery Store {Tutorial} | Tauni Everett

This would be a great way to use all the play food product I purchased for them.

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Sensory Play with a Funnels and Tubes Pegboard - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Vinyl tubing, funnels, and a pegboard make a GREAT sensory play station! Owen (4.5) and Jonathan (2) adore any type of sensory play. Pouring, scooping, digging – they love it all. We recently made a pegboard with funnels and tubes for pouring rice, and it has been an absolute hit! Aidan (age 10) helped me […]

cool Top 20 of Mud Kitchen Ideas for Kids Mud kitchen (also known as an outdoor kitchen or mud pie kitchen) is one of the best resources in DIY projects for kids to play outside as kids playhouse.

Mud kitchen - love the pallets used for the flooring, great way to keep the floor tidy, as it can be swept up (another great life lesson.)

Grow strawberries in small spaces with this project tutorial on how to build and plant up a better Strawberry planter using a single wooden pallet garden ideas raised How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter

Strawberry planter

Simple play boat

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Stomping in the Mud: Month End Snapshots - October 2013 I adore every picture on this page and want to implement almost all of these ideas in my own backyard. I especially love the nature tables with bowls/baskets of leaves, stones, acorns, beads, and bra Play Based Learning, Learning Spaces, Learning Through Play, Early Learning, Play Spaces, Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Pill Bug, Heuristic Play

Month End Snapshots - October 2013

Rolly Polly Bugs! (Pill Bugs) On this day we threw some leaves into the creek and followed them as they floated down stream. There are no salmon yet, but we hope to see some soon! We read The Great Big Enormous Turnip and then tried some real turnip...yummy! On our forest walk we found these three mushrooms. We didn't know that slugs like to eat mushrooms. The following three pictures were taken of the same mushrooms over the next three weeks. We observed that they grew and then started to…