The science center in my classroom is always a busy place. Students can observe, experiment, create, construct, classify, compare, and qu...

How to set up the Science Center in your Early Childhood Classroom

Love this idea! Build a bug activity. To use with our microscope bug slides in spring!

Explore Insect Compositions with tangible materials, reference books and Reggio-inspired setting. (via Imagine Learning Center)

Use loose, natural materials both indoors and outside to teach classifying skills.

Everybody Needs A Rock: Classifying & Sorting - Playful Learning

Magnetic sorting investigation.

(Pin N) Magnetic sorting investigation- children can explore ideas engaging with and co-constructing meaning through play- based learning. Children resource their own learning through connecting with material and exploring ideas and theories through play.

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Autumn Investigation Area, another nice idea, could adapt this with feely bags on the display.

A great way to make a science area visually pleasing or to effectively place natural materials for the children to use. Looks very inviting and interesting!

A great way to make a science area visually pleasing or to effectively place natural materials for the children to use.

Smelling Bottles- I love this... always the most difficult sense to include

Smelling Sensory Bottles Free Printable Labels

Nice display trays and natural materials http://www.pinterest.com/veep300/

The Parent Project: Reggio Emilia Schooling from

Cool idea for a science station for strong and stable structures

Cool idea for a block station to show them what they can build and to post pics of cool things they or other students have built!

Nature Inspired Sensory Bottles can be used for safe no mess safe sensory play, a teaching aid, a time out tool, and to help children (and adults) calm down and unwind. They are also the perfect way for babies and toddlers to safely investigate natural it

Nature Inspired Sensory Bottles

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