Fairytale Storytelling Basket - The Imagination Tree
Create a story basket full of storytelling props to retell favourite fairy tales together in a playful way! So easy to set up with items from around the house and beneficial for so many strands of early literacy development. As part of our on-going Playful Storytelling series, co-hosted with the gorgeous blog, One Perfect Day,...Read More »
Sparkly Winter Paintings Make Gorgeous Winter Process Art
These mixed medium winter paintings are perfect for older preschoolers and kindergartners. Gorgeous winter process art for kids!
Preschool Art at the Easel
Working on a horizontal surface such as at the easel puts a whole new spin on preschool art. You can purchase an easel or create your own table top easel, such as our acrylic page holder easels. Each of our toddler and preschool classrooms is equipped with an easel, as well as outdoors. They are used in a variety of ways, with different tools and materials. . . This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. . . The benefits of working on an easel: . Fine motor: Moving the painting…
Sally on Instagram: “😍 Oh the thoughtfulness and intentionality that came from this teacher at Rosa Parks Elementary when setting up her third teacher! 💡 Notice…”
829 Likes, 44 Comments - Sally (@fairydustteaching) on Instagram: “😍 Oh the thoughtfulness and intentionality that came from this teacher at Rosa Parks Elementary…”
Everyday light table play
There are so many ways to explore light in the classroom with your students I have a small light table that is always out and available for play in my classroom. I use this light table for simple activities and try to keep something out and available for light table play every single day...
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 Discovery time. I showed him where the bowls were and he went to the water fountain and started exploring. When the kids saw what he did, they explored also! They were fascinated that the candy cane "melted" and turned the water red! I found some science recording sheets for them to record what they noticed. The kids then decided that they wanted to do water…
Things To Do With Kids In The Garden
Kids today often don't realize how fun and rewarding gardening can be. But with a few fun gardening gifts, you can spark an interest in gardening for your own children, your grandchildren, or students with just a few simple gardening gifts
Stringing the Pearls: Reggio International Study Group November 2014 - Early Childhood Ireland - Inspiring and enabling members to provide quality experiences for young children and their families
Early Childhood Ireland is a membership-based organisation focused on the comprehensive provision of early years childcare and education in Ireland
Setting up the 3rd Teacher: A peek into Sidney's Classroom
“The environment should act as an aquarium which reflects the ideas, ethics, attitudes, and culture of the people who live in it. This is what we are working towards.” Loris Malaguzzi With the new school year fast approaching for many, setting up the classroom environment is one of the first steps in our preparation for the new school year. When we set the space to support and facilitate children’s interests - we set in motion the magic and wonder of the third teacher. Over the next few…
Build A Flower Loose Parts Kindergarten Reggio Preschool Garden
Build A Flower | Loose Parts | Kindergarten, Reggio, Preschool Garden images ideas from All About Kindergarten 5667.