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All About ME!

"In any environment, both the degree of inventiveness and creativity, and the possibility of discovery, are directly proportional to the number and kind of variables in it." Simon Nicholson, Architect During the first month of school, our goal as educators is to learn more about the students we will be working with over the year. In addition to completing assessments, interviews, and observations of the students during play, we set up a provocation or invitation to learn "about me." The…

 Myers' Kindergarten: Holiday Happenings, Ornaments and Playful Learning Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten: Holiday Happenings, Ornaments and Playful Learning Kindergarten Inquiry, Inquiry Based Learning, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Learning Activities, Preschool Music, Preschool Science, Teaching Science, Science Inquiry

Holiday Happenings, Ornaments and Playful Learning

While we were having our Gingerbread Man adventures the you read about in the last post, we were also having some other holiday fun! The kid...

Preschool stem - This is a good example of parts and wholes with an informal learning experience The teacher chose the activity, but does not have a specific object they were asked to build School Age Activities, Lego Activities, Steam Activities, Stem Activities For Preschool, Activities For Children, School Age Games, Daycare Games, School Age Crafts, Morning Meeting Activities

This is a good example of parts and wholes with an informal learning experience. The teacher chose the activity, but does not have a specific object they were asked to build.

We have some beautiful Ash trees on our playground that turn the most amazing colors in the Fall! The kids started noticing them and bringin. Kindergarten Inquiry, Inquiry Based Learning, Kindergarten Centers, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Fall Preschool, Preschool Activities, Reggio Classroom, Reggio Emilia Preschool

Investigating the Colors of Leaves

We have some beautiful Ash trees on our playground that turn the most amazing colors in the Fall! The kids started noticing them and bringin...

Physics in Kindergarten? - Invitations & Provocations - Physics in Kindergarten? This is why play is so important in Early Childhood Educatio - Kindergarten Inquiry, Inquiry Based Learning, Early Learning, Kindergarten Handwriting, Kindergarten Centers, Kindergarten Library, Elementary Library, Finger Gym, Force And Motion

How Did We Explore the Concepts of Physics in Kindergarten?

Physics in Kindergarten? Absolutely! This is why play is so important in Early Childhood Education! How else could children begin to have a basic concept of how physics works unless they have a chance to explore and experiment with it freely. Future knowledge of these concepts will be built upon the foundational knowledge developed from these playful experiences. I had come up with the idea when I had noticed that while exploring through super heroes the kids were very engaged in the…

 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, Science Activities, Early Learning, Stem Activities For Kindergarten, Kindergarten Science Experiments

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 Discov...

I set out some areas to look closer at pumpkins, gourds and apples since these are things we are seeing a lot of at this time of year! The kids started exploring and documenting what they noticed righ Kindergarten Inquiry, Inquiry Based Learning, Kindergarten Themes, Apple Activities, Autumn Activities, Reggio Emilia, Fall Preschool, Preschool Apples, Preschool Lessons

Exploring Pumpkins

I set out some areas to look closer at pumpkins, gourds and apples since these are things we are seeing a lot of at this time of year! The kids started exploring and documenting what they noticed right away! We had a review on what an observational drawing or documentation of what an object looks like. They looked very close at the apples and noticed many small details such as small dots and more than one color. This group loves measuring! It was finally time to open up our pumpkins. I got…

Pebbles, Sand, and Silt. Reggio-inspired Science & Math with Books, Graphing + (via wonders in kindergarten) Science Inquiry, Primary Science, Inquiry Based Learning, Preschool Science, Project Based Learning, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Science Ideas

Every rock has a story...Our new inquiry!

Rock Inquiry Provocation. Lots of other Reggio-inspired science and math provocations. (Living-Non-living, I see, I think, I wonder)

native uses of sunflower provocations kindergarten Reggio Classroom, Kindergarten Classroom, Classroom Activities, Inquiry Based Learning, Early Learning, Autumn Activities, Science Activities, Science Education, Reggio Emilia

Barbara Matson on Instagram: “Set up a spider provocation. It's all about spiders in our class! #sd36learn #kindergarten”

12 Likes, 0 Comments - Barbara Matson (@mrs.matsonsclass) on Instagram: “Set up a spider provocation. It's all about spiders in our class! #sd36learn #kindergarten”

We have some beautiful Ash trees on our playground that turn the most amazing colors in the Fall! The kids started noticing them and bringin. Kindergarten Inquiry, Full Day Kindergarten, Kindergarten Centers, Kindergarten Activities, Preschool Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Reggio Emilia, Autumn Activities, Art Activities

Investigating the Colors of Leaves

We have some beautiful Ash trees on our playground that turn the most amazing colors in the Fall! The kids started noticing them and bringin...

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exploring nature inside the classroom/creative use of imagination/representing i… - Modern

exploring nature inside the classroom/creative use of imagination/representing i... exploring nature

The Kindergarten Program This past summer the Ontario Ministry of Education released the new Kindergarten Program document for the upcomi. Kindergarten Inquiry, Inquiry Based Learning, Early Learning, Kindergarten Addition, Preschool Curriculum, Reggio Classroom, Classroom Activities, Eyfs Activities, Learning Activities

𝑀𝒾𝒸𝒽𝑒𝓁𝓁𝑒 𝓋𝒶𝓃 𝐻𝑒𝓊𝑔𝓉𝑒𝓃 on Instagram: “This invitation is totally inspired by two of my favourite accounts. Thank you to @stimulatinglearningwithrachel and @kindiekorner for…”

343 Likes, 33 Comments - 𝑀𝒾𝒸𝒽𝑒𝓁𝓁𝑒 𝓋𝒶𝓃 𝐻𝑒𝓊𝑔𝓉𝑒𝓃 (@creative_explorations) on Instagram: “This invitation is totally inspired by two of my favourite accounts. Thank you to…”