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Pom pom 'marble' run using all recyclables. Gloucestershire Resource Centre http://www.grcltd.org/scrapstore/

Fine motor Play from Recyclables

Pom pom 'marble' run using all recyclables. Gloucestershire Resource Centre http://www.grcltd.org/scrapstore/

Fine motor Play from Recyclables

set up a math investigation area so kids can have open-ended learning time with lots of inviting materials

Maths Investigation Area for Open-Ended Learning

set up a math investigation area so kids can have open-ended learning time with lots of inviting materials

Create a Fall Nature Tray -- a simple invitation to explore that encourages kids to look at the science & natural changes of the season!

Invitation to Explore: Nature in the Fall

Create a Fall Nature Tray -- a simple invitation to explore that encourages kids to look at the science & natural changes of the season!

Investigation station idea-use hands to feel what's in each box and try to match the picture with each box- stick on with Velcro

Investigation station idea-use hands to feel what's in each box and try to match the picture with each box- stick on with Velcro

Easter egg balance scale activity. This is such fun way to build math skills with kids! || Gift of Curiosity

Easter Egg balance scale activity

Easter egg balance scale activity. This is such fun way to build math skills with kids! || Gift of Curiosity

Who would have thought wine carriers could be transformed into "Bob the Builder" toolkits?

Who would have thought wine carriers could be transformed into "Bob the Builder" toolkits?

Funky fingers and initial sound sorting. More phonics ideas in my blog post http://rockmyclassroom.com/2014/11/15/a-typical-phonics-lesson/

Funky fingers and initial sound sorting. More phonics ideas in my blog post http://rockmyclassroom.com/2014/11/15/a-typical-phonics-lesson/

Sorting and colour matching activity in the tuff spot. Great for EYFS.

Sorting and colour matching activity in the tuff spot. Great for EYFS.

We did an activity on shadows linked to a favourite story. We then created this display celebrating the children's work and new found knowledge. EYFS

We did an activity on shadows linked to a favourite story. We then created this display celebrating the children's work and new found knowledge. EYFS


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Again, easily extended for older children by adding two ramps so that comparisons can be made, applying cloth to the surface, then vaseline, to see how those affect rolling speed, etc.

Ramps in the Science Center

Again, easily extended for older children by adding two ramps so that comparisons can be made, applying cloth to the surface, then vaseline, to see how those affect rolling speed, etc.

Example of using signs in the science center to add print to the pre-k classroom

"Can You Fix It?" Science Center

Peg the amount onto the card. Free printable from http://www.tipsfromatypicalmomblog.com/2013/08/teach-kids-numbers-free-printable.html

Peg the amount onto the card. Free printable from http://www.tipsfromatypicalmomblog.com/2013/08/teach-kids-numbers-free-printable.html

Learning about Shadows with The Gruffalo's Child - Part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids. Julia Donaldson is the author of the month for March. Check out lots of ideas to go along with her books.

The Gruffalo's Child {Virtual Book Club for Kids

Learning about Shadows with The Gruffalo's Child - Part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids. Julia Donaldson is the author of the month for March. Check out lots of ideas to go along with her books.

This is a science experiment with wind where children blow on objects to simulate the wind.

Can the Wind Move It

Kidsunlimited Barrow have created a builder's yard to enhance the preschool children's interest in large construction and to promote role play outdoors.

Kidsunlimited Barrow have created a builder's yard to enhance the preschool children's interest in large construction and to promote role play outdoors.

Keywords and other resources to accompany the book Night Monkey Day Monkey by Julia Donaldson

Keywords and other resources to accompany the book Night Monkey Day Monkey by Julia Donaldson