Wooden blocks come alive with faces of Day Nursery children
Day Nursery IU Health Preschool 3 teacher Ms. Tomi Lessaris is already using some information she received last Saturday in our day-long Summer Institute training. One of the ideas she got during t…
Mud Kitchen – Keep it Fresh!
You have seen children playing for hours in a home corner. A mud kitchen brings this fantastic play outside, to not only get the benefits of being outside but to engage in the messy and natural resources that are there. By observing children in a well-equipped mud kitchen you will have the opportunity to see them displaying all of the characteristics of effective learning. You will see children displaying curiosity, exploration and experimentation in an open-ended way. Children will…
All About Me - I am Special
We just completed an All About Me (I Am Special) unit. We started the unit at the end of the first week of school and continued it through the second week. I like to start the year with All About Me. Children love to learn and share about themselves. I also think it helps to build self-confidence, which is so important. Here are some pictures from our unit, which is also available on Teachers Pay Teachers in my store, if you want to check it out. Just click any of the pics to see. :) Here's…
Nature Crafts for Kids: how to make a journey stick - Growing Family
Nature crafts for kids: how to make a journey stick on a nature walk. A fun nature activity to help children learn about nature and their environment.
Creative Area Ideas for Early Years
Excellent ways to provide an accessible creation station for children and lots of ways to vary art inside the classroom with a variety of materials.
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ARTFUL ENCOUNTERS WITH NATURE: LIGHT AND SHADOW This is great! I was wondering how can I get the shadow to print or somehow create a marking of the trees it self...hmmmm!
Make a Book of World Structures for Your Block Center | Fun-A-Day!
Create a book of structures for the block center, whether in kindergarten, preschool, or at home. Perfect for exploring STEM concepts and inspiring children as they create and build in the block center. Includes a link to a free printable.