Elaine Sweeney

Elaine Sweeney

Elaine Sweeney
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DIY Paintbrushes for Kids

DIY Paintbrushes for Kids. Make interesting paintings with crazy textures using your own paint brushes. Homemade brushes for a kids craft activity.

Best tip for OCD teachers everywhere. Use binder clips to cut multiple pages without them sliding around.

If there is one thing I think I have heard almost every teacher say it is definitely that there is just not enough time in the day.

Super ideas for math outdoors - nature shape activities

Take learning shapes into nature as the weather turns warmer. A great outdoor play activity for toddlers and preschoolers Outdoor Fun Play Shapes STEM for Kids Toddlers Preschool Kids Activities

Fine motor skills with corks and egg boxes. Gloucestershire Resource Centre http://www.grcltd.org/scrapstore/

Loose parts that encourage fine motor skill development and probably lots of mathmatical concepts being learned :).(get all the moms to recycle their wine corks!

River Stones and designs/patterns-both teacher and child created designs/patterns on paper :-)

March, week Tuesday: Loose parts labyrinth: Change the materials from week to week using stones, glass beads, pine cones, shells and so on.

Take the learning outside this spring with this garden flower ten frame, for some simple hands-on maths for preschoolers and early years.

*Use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships* Take the learning outside this spring with this garden flower ten frame, for some simple hands-on maths for preschoolers and early years.

Classroom Decor Ideas: this would be great for the classroom

Do you have a little one learning to tell time? I love this flower clock craft to help with teaching time to kids! Natalie and Mary at The Thrifty Turtle will show you how to make this Flower Peta.