Kindergarten loose parts

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How to Teach Shape to Preschoolers - one simple DIY project that you can create in less than 20 minutes is the perfect hands on teaching resource for helping young children learn about shapes and their properties you clever monkey Montessori Activities, Preschool Classroom, Kindergarten Math, Learning Activities, Preschool Activities, Reggio Emilia Preschool, Shape Activities, Rainbow Activities, Teaching Resources

THE SECRET TO HOW TO TEACH HANDWRITING

DIY Line Rocks - use loose parts and some creativity to create this amazing resource! Cheap and easy to make - perfect for teaching pre-readers and pre-writers about 2D shapes, letter and number formation | you clever monkey

Gradual Admission A look at a classroom with several intriguing Reggio-styled activities, including signing in with rocks… Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Reggio Classroom, Classroom Organisation, Outdoor Classroom, Kindergarten Classroom, Classroom Decor, Reception Classroom Ideas, Reggio Emilia Preschool

Gradual Admission - Stimulating Learning

A look at a classroom with several intriguing Reggio-styled activities, including signing in with rocks...

Loose parts come in all different shapes, sizes and colors. They stimulate the imagination and develop fine motor skills in kids of all ages. Set up invitations to play and see the true beauty of childhood innocence come forth while kids explore their pro Early Learning Activities, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Preschool Activities, Reggio Emilia Preschool, Reggio Classroom, Outdoor Classroom, Preschool Curriculum, Group Activities

Loose Parts Play: 32 Invitations

Loose parts come in all different shapes, sizes and colors. They stimulate the imagination and develop fine motor skills in kids of all ages. Set up invitations to play and see the true beauty of childhood innocence come forth while kids explore their prompts.

Literacy Provocations Simple Literacy Provocations from Fairy Dust Teaching!Simple Literacy Provocations from Fairy Dust Teaching! Literacy And Numeracy, Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Literacy Activities, Benchmark Literacy, Reggio Emilia Preschool, Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Abc Preschool

Simple Literacy Provocations

I know some people get overwhelmed when trying to think of new ideas for provocations. Today I want to share with you some simple ideas for literacy provocations that may spark some new ideas for you! Enjoy! If you are reading this and wondering what a provocation is, please read Fairy Dust's post: What is a Provocation? *Note: These provocations are from a Reggio-Inspired Preschool here in Tulsa, OK, Rosa Parks ECEC. These provocations were found in PreK classrooms, ages 4-5. Chicka-Chicka…

Treasures - Loose Parts Play Loose Parts Play - what is it, why is it cool, and what do you need to do it?Loose Parts Play - what is it, why is it cool, and what do you need to do it? Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Early Learning, Kids Learning, Toddler Activities, Learning Activities, Preschool Activities, Preschool Schedule, Teaching Ideas

Tiny Treasures - Loose Parts Play

What is loose parts play? It's easy and loads of fun! Find a huge list of loose parts to collect and what to do with them.

have lots of both already! Egg cartons and corks for loose parts play.I have lots of both already! Egg cartons and corks for loose parts play. Motor Skills Activities, Sensory Activities, Sensory Play, Fine Motor Skills, Preschool Activities, Nursery Activities, Sensory Diet, Preschool Centers, Sensory Table

Stomping in the Mud

Our little Stompers' imaginations and creative energy flourished during our cold and wet February. They filled their time with us by exploring, socialising, climbing, jumping and balancing, with an energy that is always surprising to us no matter how challenging the weather is. I heard they were making apple pie in the wheel barrow....Yum! See you in April. Thanks for Stomping by!

Pegboards: Brilliant Ideas for Organizing Loose Parts & Reggio Inspired & Loose Parts Organization & Classroom Organization & Fairy Dust Teaching Kindergarten Classroom Setup, Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Reggio Classroom, Classroom Organisation, Nursery Organization, New Classroom, Classroom Setting, Classroom Design

Pegboards: Brilliant Ideas for Organizing Loose Parts

Pegboards aren't just for holding tools anymore. Click here to find out how teachers can use pegboards as an inexpensive way to store materials and loose parts.

We play a lot in our classroom, for many reasons. - Primary play inquiry Reggio - We play a lot in our classroom, for many reasons. First of all, it is through play that kids learn - Kindergarten Inquiry, Kindergarten Names, Preschool Names, Kindergarten Centers, Kindergarten Literacy, Kindergarten Classroom, Kindergarten Activities, Literacy Centers, Preschool Ideas

Learning Through Play: It's More Than You Think

We play a lot in our classroom, for many reasons. First of all, it is through play that kids learn their social skills and 21st Century Learning Skills. Are these as important as academics? Absolutely, if not more. You can be the smartest person in the world, but if you can't work with others, collaborate on a project, problem solve, get along, are a responsible person, use critical and creative thinking skills, or focus on a task, you will never be successful. Ultimately, these 21st Century…

We are always looking for meaningful ways to incorporate the materials students contribute to the learning space. This was a great activity… Play Based Learning, Learning Spaces, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Reggio Classroom, Outdoor Classroom, Preschool Classroom, Reggio Emilia

Kimberly Mulholland on Instagram: “We are always looking for meaningful ways to incorporate the materials students contribute to the learning space. This was a great activity…”

118 Likes, 6 Comments - Kimberly Mulholland (@playexplorelearn) on Instagram: “We are always looking for meaningful ways to incorporate the materials students contribute to the…”

Loose Parts: Who is doing the thinking.the children or the toy? The materials you choose for your classroom provocations and invitations for play are important! How do they inspire thinking and curiosity? Emergent Curriculum, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Activities, Preschool Classroom, Future Classroom, Kindergarten Activities, Homeschooling, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play

Loose Parts: Who is doing the thinking. . . .the children or the toy?

It is interesting to consider how the materials we provide children call forth thinking. For example, in the photo above - is the child called to think beyond the farm’s predetermined form? The plastic farm offers a child the idea of “farm.” It does not give room for the child to create their own theories of what a horse or cow may need. It has a very specific function with a very clear point of view. The thinking has been done for the child. I like to call these kinds of materials “closed…