How To Use Cement Blocks In Practical Outdoor Projects
Concrete or cement blocks can be repurposed in numerous ways to create a lot of interesting things such as benches, media units, planters and even beds. We already explored some of those options and today we’re going to focus only on projects for the outdoors, since it’s spring and beautiful outside. View in gallery Let’s...
Counting and Grouping with Sticks. Playful Maths
Welcome back to the "Playful Maths" weekly series brought to you by Learn with Play at home (us) and The Imagination Tree Together, let's make MATHS FUN! ............................................................................................................ Last week I shared Learning Patterns with Lego. This week we bring you another 2 Playful Maths Activities using Natural Materials. This week we are focusing on counting and grouping. Other skills involved include fine motor, teen…
A Trip to Fairy Grove
Our local nature center just opened a new play space with a Fairy Grove theme. They had a Fairy and Gnome celebration to kick off the grand opening and I am SO glad that Lydia and I went. We explored a little bit of the nature center, like the butterfly pavilion, but mostly we hung out in these round igloo structures made from sticks (stickloos?) They had large openings for doors, small round openings for windows and were all natural found materials. I want a stickloo or two in my yard! The…
Abacus Cards - Greetings Cards, Gift Wrap & Stationery
Welcome to the website of Abacus Cards. We publish a diverse and imaginative range of greetings cards, lovingly designed and created by our in-house studio and by an army of freelance artist, photographers and illustrators.
White Line Pebble Maths
It’s hard not to be inspired by pebbles. You pick them up, you look at them and they speak silently to you in ways that words can’t describe. They are inexplicably powerful. Sometimes o…
Maths In The Playground
Counting 1-10 I wrote the numbers 1-10 on plastic cups and plastic spoons and the children matched the numbers. They were then encouraged to spoon the correct number of spoonfuls into their cup. This quickly turned into a cooking game and we were all imagining delicious food being counted!! This was quick to set up, very inexpensive and could be used for anything, in any area of the house or classroom. Weighing My lovely father-in-law made this for me as I thought this would add another…
Backyard Photo Scavenger Hunt - No Time For Flash Cards
This outside activity is perfect for children who love treasure hunts and can work with multiple ages since there are no words to read ( although you could add them). My goal with this project was to familiarize my son with his new yard and what better way to do that than make it a […]
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Nature Art Collage and Color Hunt - No Time For Flash Cards
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Sink or Float: an exploration with nature
Water is such a wonderful resource in the preschool classroom as it can be used for all types of play, exploration, and learning. One of our most recent water activities was to gather up some items from nature then answer the question "Does it sink or float?" The Checklist The
30 Things to do Outside + Easy Craft for Kids
Easy rock painting idea that inspires your kids to get outdoors with these fun things to do!