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Tabletop loose parts creative activity for kids... Love this kind of open ended building and creating activity

Tabletop Loose Parts - Creative Activity For Kids - No Time For Flash Cards

If you aren’t familiar with the idea of loose parts it’s the idea that giving kids groups of loose parts ( branches, logs, rocks etc..) they can create their outdoor play space instead of being limited by the playground designer’s imagination . I absolutely adore this and at our church playground that doubles as a […]

“I adore Rosie Revere Engineer. It sparked so many thoughtful discussions amongst our students…”

Allie Apels on Instagram: “I adore Rosie Revere Engineer. It sparked so many thoughtful discussions amongst our students today! Thank you @creative_explorations for…”

136 Likes, 11 Comments - Allie Apels (@joysofkinder) on Instagram: “I adore Rosie Revere Engineer. It sparked so many thoughtful discussions amongst our students…”

Exploring Lines: using hand drawn lines on rocks for play. Challenging pre-writers to distinguish between straight and curved lines to help build their understanding of shape and help establish correct letter and number formation later | you clever monkey

THE SECRET TO HOW TO TEACH HANDWRITING

The Secret to Teaching Handwriting - Use this one simple DIY project to help pre-writers to distinguish between straight and curved lines to help build their understanding of shape and help establish correct letter and number formation later | you clever monkey

Playdough provocation: Inventor's Workshop. Chatterpix The Curious Kindergarten.

Playdough Provocations: Inventor’s Workshop!

If you are looking for a way to jazz up the materials at your playdough table, I have a tried and tested provocation that I’m sure your students will love: The Inventor’s Workshop. I st…

Stomping in the Mud: Month End Snapshots - October 2013

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…

METAL INSE"CTS" AND SUNSHINE: There's Only One You (2011 art show)

There's Only One You (2011 art show)

THERE'S ONLY ONE YOU LINDA KRANTZ " There's only one you in this great big world. Make it a better place" This book quickly became ...

You can’t have a preschool classroom without music! But if you’re a tone deaf preschool teacher like I am, putting together a music curriculum can be a daunting task. These are some of my go-to resources for music in my classroom.

Music Resources for the Preschool Classroom - Trillium Montessori

You can’t have a preschool classroom without music! But if you’re a tone deaf preschool teacher like I am, putting together a music curriculum can be a daunting task. These are some of my go-to resources for music in my classroom.