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Mirrors & loose parts

Mirrors & loose parts can provide a pleasing environment to begin a school day (Via The Inspired Child)

One Black Dot - The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds - creating art with dots - coffee filter art, circle painting, The Day the Crayons Quit and more. https://firstieland.blogspot.com/2017/05/what-can-you-make-with-dot.html

One Black Dot - The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds - creating art with dots - coffee filter art, circle painting, The Day the Crayons Quit and more. https://firstieland.blogspot.com/2017/05/what-can-you-make-with-dot.html

The Three Little Pigs! Story spoons in action! Retelling, children, EYFS, early years, literacy, C&L, communication, play, learning! Natalie's Story Spoons!

This activity of recreating 'the three little pigs story' displays childrens ability to construct as well as story telling, this activity also demonstrates high expectations of children within play experiences. and could be utilised within a play setting.

We have recently sorted our provision in the water tray to ensure a focus on #finemotorskills primary over than #grossmotorskills, so we enhanced the water tray by adding a washing line.  There was barely space to wash the clothes in the end as everyone wanted to join in.  As well as wringing the clothes of water and in turn developing gross motor skills they also developed their fine motor skills by squeezing open the pegs!  Also lots of fun!

We enhanced the water tray by adding a washing line. As well as wringing the clothes of water and in turn developing gross motor skills they also developed their fine motor skills by squeezing open the pegs! Also lots of fun!

Tuff Tray ideas for Preschool Learning and Exploring Through Play

44 Tuff Spot Play Ideas

Activity Time. STEM, Build A Dog Kennel

STEM, Build A Dog Kennel - Tap the pin for the most adorable pawtastic fur baby apparel! You'll love the dog clothes and cat clothes!

Doubling using glass nuggets and mirrors on the maths table.

Doubling using glass nuggets and mirrors on the maths table. So obvious, yet never thought of it!

Ideas for story baskets or props for popular stories in the Early Years - from Rachel

Story Baskets & Props

Buried treasure game in the sand. Read a word coin, if it's a real word it goes in the treasure chest, if it's a nonsense word, it goes in the bin! EYFS

Buried treasure game in the sand. Read a word coin, if it's a real word it goes in the treasure chest, if it's a nonsense word, it goes in the bin!

Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten: Our Kite Inquiry: Learning About Perseverance

One of our friends kept making kites during Thinking,Learning and Discovering Time. Before we knew it, making kites was a favorite pastime .