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Inquiring About What Makes Something Sink or Float

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…

Treasure Hunt! In sensory table or sand box A small treasure box, small/jewels, sequin, some sifters & of course sand ;) enjoy!

Treasure Hunt! In sensory table or sand box A small treasure box, small/jewels, sequin, some sifters & of course sand ;) enjoy!

Ideas for Recycling Milk Containers from An idea on Tuesday (",)

Recycling Milk Containers

I hate throwing away plastic containers as there are so many ways to recycle them. Here are a few ways to recycle plastic milk containers. Really, the possibilities are endless and it is great for children to think of ways to recycle in all aspects of their lives. MILK CARTON POT PLANTS After putting drainage holes in the base of the container, the children drew decorations on the sides of the milk carton with permanent markers. They then added potting mix and their seeds. MILK CARTON…

Numicon on rockmyclassroom.com

Nifty Numicon

I ❤️ Numicon. The tactile and visual element it adds to number is fantastic. At the moment in Reception we are really just at the exploration stage, so I’ve but putting the numicon out with t…

Pirate sight word treasure dig literacy game

Sight Word Activity: Pirate Doubloons Treasure Hunt - The Imagination Tree

Set up a fun sight word activity for kids using simple, DIY pirate gold doubloons hidden to make a treasure hunt in the sand tray!

use a big sponge to fill the bottom of the water table then add soap and a little water

GIANT SPONGE - NEW AXIOM

This is the time of year I bring out the Giant Sponge. What is a giant sponge? It is a piece of foam cut from a foam mattress to fit into ...

abc does - cardboard dividers in the sand tray, interesting!

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Exploring the Outdoor Classroom: Outdoor Classroom

Exploring the Outdoor Classroom

LEARNING...OUTDOORS

Abc does shows a display in the water area

Some great EYFS practice - Underneath The Arches...

I have been 'dropping in' on The Arches Primary in Chester every now and then for a little while now. They have a great EYFS team who have been working...