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Invitation

Invitations, Provocations and Reflective Practice

By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. When I first began teaching early childhood education about three decades ago, there were many discussions about the language that we use to name what we do. I rememb…

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patterning provocation

What a cool way to create interest in making patterns I love the example in the picture frame. Mathematical thinking with Recycled caps, buttons, etc.

Using Loose Parts and Playdough to explore Green written by Laura Vaccaro Seegar

Green: Creating with Loose Parts & Playdough

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Stone Towers

Close up of invitation to create Stone Towers - from The Curious Kindergarten. Think critically about rocks that are good for building.

Art

I love invitations to play! This one looks so intriguing! Could be adapted to many age groups.

Play Dough Sensory Self-Portrait All About Me Activity for Preschool

All About Me Sensory Self-Portrait

Create sensory self-portraits to learn more about facial features and body parts during your preschool All About Me theme.

Loose Parts Table Provocation! I love combining unlikely building components to challenge students…”

Loose Parts Table Provocation! I love combining unlikely building components to challenge students…”

Paint what you see...For the Children: March 2012

I often set up still life provocations in our art area using flowers, produce, etc. We encourage the children to look closely at the colors,.

Provocation for book, The Green Line by Polly Farquharson (from Sunflower Jr. Preschool via Twitter: @sunflowpre; https://twitter.com/sunflowpre?cn=cHN0Zg%3D%3D&refsrc=email)

Provocation for book, The Green Line by Polly Farquharson (from Sunflower Jr. Preschool via Twitter: @sunflowpre; https://twitter.com/sunflowpre?cn=cHN0Zg%3D%3D&refsrc=email)

Using Provocations In Your Kindergarten Classroom (A day in first grade)

Using Provocations In Your Kindergarten Classroom (A day in first grade)

Inspiring kids to interact with materials in new ways in the classroom by setting up Reggio-Inspired Provocations- Invitations to play and learn