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A nest building learning investigation and sensory exploration with cinnamon playdough, natural materials, yarn, and little eggs and chicks to extend our bird inquiry. Good for a Science center Kindergarten Inquiry, Inquiry Based Learning, Preschool Science, Preschool Ideas, Bird Crafts Preschool, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Learning, Nature Activities, Science Activities

Kristina on Instagram: “A nest building #learninginvitation with cinnamon playdough, natural materials, yarn, and little eggs and chicks to extend our bird inquiry…”

74 Likes, 6 Comments - Kristina (@kristina.wedewer) on Instagram: “A nest building #learninginvitation with cinnamon playdough, natural materials, yarn, and little…”

 Myers' Kindergarten: Our Kite Inquiry: Learning About PerseveranceInquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten: Our Kite Inquiry: Learning About Perseverance Kindergarten Names, Preschool Names, Kindergarten Centers, Kindergarten Literacy, Alphabet Activities, Language Activities, Early Literacy, Kindergarten Activities, Work Activities

Darla Myers on Instagram: “This invitation to explore names is 100% from the amazing and inspirational @anamariaralph! I separated the capitals from the lower case…”

159 Likes, 16 Comments - Darla Myers (@darlamyersclass) on Instagram: “This invitation to explore names is 100% from the amazing and inspirational @anamariaralph! I…”

Love this idea! Build a bug activity. To use with our microscope bug slides in spring! Love this idea! Build a bug activity. To use with our microscope bug slides in spring! Bug Activities, Learning Activities, Preschool Activities, Preschool Bug Theme, Creative Curriculum Preschool, Free Preschool, Learning Spaces, Play Based Learning, Early Learning

Insect Compositions

We often use loose material compositions in our classroom as a way for children to tell us what they know. We set out various mater...

Children will develop their creative thinking by using loose parts to organize patterns to make a mandala. Reggio Emilia, Play Based Learning, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Reggio Classroom, Kindergarten Art, Preschool Art, Chateau Moyen Age

Wonder-full Inquiry (Learning in Room 122)

Thinking and Learning in Room 122: Mandala art with loose parts

Symmetry to Preschoolers with LEGO Bricks Preschool math activity that uses LEGO to teach symmetry.Preschool math activity that uses LEGO to teach symmetry. Preschool Learning, Kindergarten Math, Teaching Math, Montessori Preschool, Montessori Elementary, Montessori Education, Preschool Math Games, Free Preschool, Teaching Ideas

Teaching Symmetry to Preschoolers with LEGO Bricks

Preschool math activity that uses LEGO to teach symmetry.

Classroom Reveal 2016 - A Pinch of Kinder Kindergarten First Week, Kindergarten Centers, Kindergarten Activities, Kindergarten Classroom Layout, Year 1 Classroom, Welcome To Kindergarten, Eyfs Activities, Beach Activities, Kindergarten Graduation

Classroom Reveal 2016

Hi friends! I love when other people post about their classroom set-up so today I thought I would show you ours! This is the first year that I am in the same room as the year before. We had a set-up that worked well so we kept it very similar for now. Here is a look from my teacher desk: This picture was taken before the first day of school. You can see that my walls are pretty bare! We will be filling them up with the student's work, co-created board titles and anchor charts very soon. Here…

Great Screen creative curriculum preschool centers Suggestions Placing up centres inside toddler and kindergarten classes could be a fairly challenging task. Preschool Centers, Preschool Themes, Preschool Lessons, Preschool Learning, In Kindergarten, Preschool Activities, Creative Curriculum Preschool, Preschool Family Theme, Fairy Tale Activities

Preschool: Community - Mrs. Plemons' Kindergarten

Our community theme is one of my favorites because there are so many fun things we can do. I could probably spend a month on this theme exploring lots of jobs, places and community helpers. Here were our plans for our community theme: And here are the details for each activity: Making Inferences: Madelynn loves […]

Symmetry provocation using Lego-- I would probably use glass florist beads and twigs, though Reggio Emilia, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Reggio Classroom, Kindergarten Inquiry, Preschool Math, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Math Games, Math Activities

Wonder-full Inquiry (Learning in Room 122)

Symmetry provocation using Lego-- I would probably use glass florist beads and twigs, though

 Myers' Kindergarten: Inquiring About What Makes Something Sink or Float- links to boat transportation in sydney and science and critical thinking Kindergarten Inquiry, Inquiry Based Learning, Preschool Science, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Kindergarten Science Experiments, Science Inquiry

Inquiring About What Makes Something Sink or Float

One of our friends brought in some candy canes last December. He asked if he could put it in some water during Thinking, Learning and Discovery time. I showed him where the bowls were and he went to the water fountain and started exploring. When the kids saw what he did, they explored also! They were fascinated that the candy cane "melted" and turned the water red! I found some science recording sheets for them to record what they noticed. The kids then decided that they wanted to do water…