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Landscaping natural playspaces for children - Tips, inspiration, project ideas and our progress over the last year. Mummy Musings and Mayhem natural playground ideas Landscaping Natural Playspaces for Children - Our Progress so far Natural Play Spaces, Outdoor Play Spaces, Kids Outdoor Play, Kids Play Area, Backyard For Kids, Outdoor Fun, Backyard Projects, Kids Yard, Outdoor Learning

Landscaping Natural Playspaces for Children - Our Progress so far... - The Empowered Educator

I spent 2014 sharing a lot about our outdoor play and the natural playspaces we have worked on for my family day care business. I always receive a lot of questions about our spaces and how we think up what we do so I thought it might be nice at the start of 2015 to reflect upon […]

10 Fun DIY Backyard Projects To Surprise Your Kids Giant Spool Upcycled into an Outdoor Science Lab Backyard Playground, Backyard For Kids, Backyard Projects, Playground Ideas, Diy Projects, Outdoor Projects, Sloped Backyard, Project Ideas, Backyard Play Areas

Giant Spool UpCycled into an Outdoor Science Lab

This has to be one of my most favorite outdoor projects that I've completed lately. I took a giant old spool and upcycled it to create an outdoor science lab and play kitchen for the kids. To say it's a hit would be the understatement of the year. I started with the spool and traced my bowls in pencil and then used a jigsaw to cut out circles so I could recess them down into the spool. This was very important because it keeps the bowls from tipping over and makes it easier for the kids to…

Rocks, stones and pebbles - Children& room art - .- Felsen, Steine ​​und Kiesel – Kinderzimmer Kunst – Rocks, stones and pebbles – nursery art – - Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Block Center, Block Area, Preschool Science

Rocks, Stones & Pebbles - Stimulating Learning

Rocks, stones & pebbles activities to enjoy with young children - from Rachel (",)

a picture, a sand (sensory) table. I love this display of all the natural and wooden materials. Sensory Table, Sensory Bins, Sensory Play, Play Spaces, Learning Spaces, Play Based Learning, Early Learning, Heuristic Play, Reggio Emilia Classroom

Just a picture, a sand (sensory) table. I love this display of all the natural and wooden materials.

Learning Through Play: Construction/Creative Play. Children develop fine motor, manipulative and problem solving skills through construction using a range of different media’s and objects. Relates greatly to Reggio Emilia philosophies. Preschool Rooms, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Activities, Teaching Kindergarten, Calm Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Teaching Art, Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Inspired Classrooms

Loose Parts: Construction (LP Master Checklist PDF)

This week I was reviewing The Art of Loose Parts Master Workshop and had to share some of the amazing loose parts. Most of these can be had for a very economical price or free! The best loose parts or repurposed materials. Construction sites and companies, ReStore (Habitat for Humanity), junk stores, asking the families are some of the best sources. Look at all of the rich and varied loose parts on this shelf! Cardboard tubes, carpet squares, pvp piping, tiles, wood cookies, empty wood…

I recently spent a week visiting my friend Tom Shea and touring the five nurseries that he has created. What an amazing experience! I can show you hundreds of photos of the beautiful and well. Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Classroom, New Classroom, Classroom Setting, Year 1 Classroom Layout, Early Years Classroom, Toddler Classroom, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play

Visiting Child First Day Nurseries

I recently spent a week visiting my friend Tom Shea and touring the five nurseries that he has created. What an amazing experience! I can show you hundreds of photos of the beautiful and well...

My little boy and my mindees loved weighing out all the fruit and veg from our f…, – natural playground ideas Outdoor Learning Spaces, Kids Outdoor Play, Outdoor Play Areas, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Fun, Eyfs Outdoor Area Ideas, Outdoor Play Kitchen, Diy Mud Kitchen, Natural Playground

KS2 Outdoor Learning Activities - Outdoor Learning Resources

We've created a selection of inspiring outdoor learning activities for KS2 students. Make nature your classroom with our outdoor learning resources.

Inside Outside Michiana: Low Cost Outdoor Classroom Alternative Tips – natural playground ideas Outdoor Learning Spaces, Outdoor Play Areas, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Fun, Natural Outdoor Playground, Kids Outdoor Play, Outdoor Rooms, Outdoor Living, Outdoor Classroom

Low Cost Outdoor Classroom Alternative Tips

Outdoor Classrooms provide a place for children to connect to nature. With so many areas where children are told "no" to the diverse ways th...