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 Possible collaborative art project plus sensory experience. Super easy to do in an art room when talking about texture! Sensory Art, Sensory Activities, Sensory Boards, Reggio Emilia, Arte Elemental, Collaborative Art Projects, Preschool Art, Elements Of Art, Art Classroom

5 senses: Texture Wall. Possible collaborative art project plus sensory experience. The ideas are endless!

 schools are testing out a unique approach to early childhood education developed in the Italian town of Reggio Emilia. Michelle Eliot looks at the Reggio Emilia approach and whether it can. Classroom Setting, Classroom Design, Classroom Organization, Classroom Decor, Preschool Rooms, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Activities, Teaching Kindergarten, Science Area Preschool

Loose parts organization. Everything about this classroom was so carefully planned. The observation panels are at the child's level, wooden "pretend"plates on the table, pictures of the children using the materials..≈ ≈

How to Make Waldorf-Inspired Nature Blocks: DIY Tutorial - - How to Make Waldorf-Inspired Nature Blocks: DIY Tutorial DIY Kinder: einfache Bastelideen für Kinder und Kleinkinder Waldorf or not, just beautiful, these natural building blocks Kids Crafts, Diy And Crafts, Kids Nature Crafts, Art Crafts, Jewelry Crafts, Paper Crafts, Educational Activities, Activities For Kids, Nature Activities

How to Make Waldorf-Inspired Nature Blocks

Would you like to add a touch of nature to your playroom? Here is our DIY tutorial on how to make a set of Waldorf-inspired nature blocks that are great for imaginative play with animals! This post

Easy DIY Name Center - Fairy Dust Teaching but with lower case letters & a picture, too! Kindergarten Centers, Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Preschool Classroom, Literacy Centers, Classroom Decor, Abc Centers, Teach Preschool, Writing Centers

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Neat idea for science area: discovery box labels. Would be nicer with photos of materials for emergent readers. Montessori Science, Kindergarten Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Science Activities, Science Projects, Science And Nature


For science area: discovery box labels. Would be nicer with photos of materials for emergent readers.

There are only two ways to live your life.: 50 Montessori Activities for 2 Year Olds There are only two ways to live your life.: 50 Montessori Activities for 2 Year Olds Maria Montessori, Montessori Toddler, Toddler Play, Montessori Activities, Toddler Learning, Infant Activities, Educational Activities, Early Learning, Fun Learning

50 Montessori Activities for 2 Year Olds

Maria Montessori (1870-1952) noticed that young children are naturally drawn to the types of things that allow them to put their sense of or...

Reggio Emilia: Families - Fairy Dust Teaching Family tree and family photo gorgeous! Not sure what I'm going to do with this idea yet. Classroom Setting, Classroom Setup, Classroom Design, Classroom Displays, Preschool Classroom, Teaching Kindergarten, Classroom Family Tree, Toddler Classroom, Classroom Organisation

Reggio Inspired: Families

There were some wonderful ideas for incorporating the families' presence in the classroom environment at Rosa Parks Preschool. I think it is so comforting and homey for the children to see their families displayed in the classroom. It makes a strong statement of mutual support and commitment to the child. Family Tree: A simple tree painted on a canvas. Each family member makes a 'finger-print' leaf. They include aunts, uncles etc. . . So cool! Notice to the right, there are those wonderful…

 Increased difficulty because it's in sand instead of foam blocks! Love this idea! Motor Activities, Sensory Activities, Educational Activities, Activities For Kids, Fine Motor Skills Development, Montessori Practical Life, Montessori Classroom, Learning Through Play, Early Childhood

busy hands

using tongs to transfer "ice cubes" between a bowl & an ice tray bead work A brief description of bead work: The child arranges the tiny beads on a peg board shape. {Some children just fill the board, and others select certain colors to make patterns.} When the board is full, a teacher irons it - the beads melt together, holding the shape. I can't emphasize enough how much the children LOVE this work! Check beads and peg boards out here. using a screwdriver to screw bolts into a board Check…

* This area supports free play creativity and architecture I like the foliage around the area making it feel real and the pictures on the wall can be switched out to explore the architecture of the world - breeann l Play Based Learning, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Fun Learning, Learning Activities, Outdoor Learning, Classroom Setting, Classroom Design, Preschool Block Area

The Puzzles Connection

The tray and stand from the Reject shop has multiple uses. Here is an example without using sand. I am thinking it would be great for setting up all...

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DIY Tree Blocks (They're Not Just For Building) | Activities For Children | Amazon Store, Child-Guided Play, Do It Yourself

DIY tree block are not new to Play at Home Mom. You can see RLs set in THE UNBLOGGED post. My first encounter with tree blocks was when I was at a Reggio