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Reggio Emilia: Color - Fairy Dust Teaching

Reggio Inspired: Color

Woot! Day two of my sneak peek into a local Reggio inspired preschool, Rosa Parks. The quality of classroom environment in this school is off the charts. Today I am going to share a few of their color ideas. Simple canvas boards with color collections. I love all the texture. A close up of the color collection. Almost every classroom had a version of this color application. Paint value chips were used to designate the place for each color family. Love it! Here is the same idea on a black…

Adorable way to display student work...clothesline..painted clothespins, and chalkboard name labels...

Look what I made... - Create Teach Share

I am a teacher who loves designing creative and fun bulletin boards to display student work. For my first several years of teaching I was in a portable. Believe it or not, I loved it! The whole classroom was one giant bulletin board, wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling, and ready to decorate! In my new classroom I have…

An art area with unlimited materials or materials that you might not even think of is my dream art area for my class! (like the sea shells)

Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool

Tomorrow is the first Prospective Parent Tour. Tell your friends to meet us at 9:30 in the Welcome Center.

DIY toy bag tutorial great free pattern for easy storage
Toy Storage BinsStorage IdeasSewing ToysBags SewingSewing Hacks

Draw String Toy Bag

DIY toy bag tutorial great free pattern for easy storage

Reggio Inspired Creative Studio

Reggio Inspired Creative Studio

Loving Them To Pieces

I feel like all I've been doing this year is writing about boxes. These are the top and bottom of a long box that came along with our giant tube (which I've still not had the courage to cut up into shorter pieces). Watching children play with boxes makes me want to write a poem about them. Or sing a song. These they seem to like to hide under, together, making it feel for a few seconds as if there are fewer children at school today. Then suddenly they burst back out into the light, bringing…

What do teachers who while their class is just playing? Great tips for teaching preschool.

What Do Teachers Do During Free Choice? - No Time For Flash Cards

Free choice activities for preschool teachers - what do teachers do while children play?

Beautiful storage of natural materials - from Preschool of the Arts (",)

Preschool of the Arts

Beautiful storage of natural materials - from Preschool of the Arts (",)

Pebble digging pit, construction area, sensory garden and pulley. Outdoor Learning EYFS

Pebble digging pit, construction area, sensory garden and pulley. Outdoor Learning EYFS

Reading area outdoors with a pallet

Reading area outdoors with a pallet

Too cute - #cute

Yoga Stretch Relax Entspannung | Intensiv Dehnen und den Kopf frei bekommen - Yo... - Snaps Suzis

Too cute - #cute

Snack Stones help the children with name recognition and to reserve their space at the snack table while they are washing their hands/or preparing snack! Love this.

The Brilliant Child

Happy Summer 2012! I have been so busy with new roles in my career but that hasn't stopped me from taking numerous pictures throughout the year...nor my intentions of recording the work that takes place in this environment! I can't wait to share them with you - FINALLY! AND...thank you for being patient! This year I humbly serve as a Head Directress of a preprimary room, a faculty member, and a board member of a Montessori society...exciting roles indeed! In addition, I have been trying to…

So simple.  Dowels on a board, with various cylindrical accessories.

Syrenen Töreboda Blogg

Vi erbjuder en inspirerande och föränderlig miljö som inbjuder till skapande, experimenterande, lek och lärande. Vi arbetar projektinriktat vilket innebär att vi försöker fånga upp barnens intressen och utifrån dessa skapa miljöer och situationer som är roliga och lärande för barnen. Vårt mål är att barnen ska få uppleva, upptäcka och utforska matematik, naturvetenskap, teknik, språk, kommunikation samt utveckla sin sociala förmåga.

Classroom overview

Classroom overview

We look at the benefits and considerations for both early years objective led planning and moment planning, and ask is there a clear winner?

Objective Led Planning versus In the Moment Planning?

Objective led planning or In the moment planning? I have seen a few posts recently asking about the difference between these two planning models as a teaching method in Early Years so I thought it would be a good idea to explain the different methods. Objective led planning Objective led planning Is a term born from Alistair Bryce Clegg; Education Consultant and Early Years Author. It is where you target a small group of children who are heading towards the same objective. You enter their…

Birthday cupcake bulletin board.  I'm working on this now using scrapbook paper scraps with the child's name on the candle and day of the month on the flame.  No HPPA violation Jen?

Cupcake Birthday Wall Preschool & Kindergarten Bulletin Board Idea

When the budget is tight already it's hard to splurge for those prefabricated birthday posters and wall kits. Here's an inexpensive way to create your own birthday board that still packs a colorful punch! Supplies You'll Need Cupcake pattern ( & ) 4 sheets of pink construction paper 3 sheets of yellow construction paper Assorted colors of construction paper Craft scissors Washable school glue Fine-tipped markers Pencil Step-By-Step Instructions Creating the Cupcake Tops: Using the pattern…