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musical chairs writing When the music stops you pick up writing where the last person left off. 10 minute intervals.

PP said, "musical chairs reading. Play music and when the music stops students stop, sit down and start reading! Lots of fun and something different to develop reading interests." Perhaps you could also put letters of alphabet on chairs &/or sight words.

Shadow tracing. Outdoor learning. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning.

Light-Shadow tracing ~ so simple, yet so brilliant. It was this picture that inspired me to get the old light projectors from the school storage, and do a tracing activity for Groundhog Day. The kids loved the light and shadow experiment.

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Math & Science Outside

What a fun idea! Your very own "kerplunk" board game brought to life.  Let little ones pull out the sticks while trying NOT to make the balls fall.  Make it into a math game by counting how many balls fall each turn.

32 Fun DIY Backyard Games To Play (for kids & adults!)

DIY Backyard Ker-Plunk game Take backyard games to a whole new level with a large-scale homemade version of the classic Ker-Plunk game!

Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture her developing math skills while you're at it!

How Old is That Tree?

Nature and shadow- what if we take out the paints and paint in the lines….?

Shadow play is an extension on light investigations that is encouraged in Reggio Emilia. This shadow of a tree is exploring the natural world

Forest school activities for outdoor learning centers :: nature crafts, nature activities, outdoor math and literacy ideas

35 forest school activities for outdoor classrooms

LEGO Sundial Science Experiment plus many other fun hands on science activities for learning about the sun and our solar system for preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade and more (astronomy, homeschool,)

LEGO Sundial Science Experiment plus many other fun hands on science activities for learning about the sun and our solar system for preschool kindergarten grade grade grade grade and more (astronomy homeschool)

A Stick Is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play

BOOK REVIEW: A Stick Is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play

A Stick Is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play: Marilyn Singer, LeUyen Pham