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Rock My Classroom | Irresistible early Years ideas for your indoor and outdoor provision….

Rock My Classroom

Irresistible early Years ideas for your indoor and outdoor provision....

Car Wash Tuff Spot. Fun imaginative car wash small world play for toddlers and preschoolers.

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This afternoon Georgia helped me set up this Car Wash Tuff Spot to enjoy in the afternoon sun. A couple of months back she had her first ever experience of a car wash and hasn’t stopped talking about it since so this was a perfect activity to help fuel her interest in car washes (this... Read more »

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

STICK RAFT BUILDING STEM PROJECT. Can you build a raft that really floats? How much weight can your stick raft carry? Can your raft cope in a real stream? This STEM challenge is great fun for kids and a super way to get them stretching and developing their skills and engaging with Nature.

STICK RAFT BUILDING STEM CHALLENGE

STICK RAFT BUILDING STEM PROJECT. Can you build a raft that really floats? How much weight can your stick raft carry? Can your raft cope in a real stream? This STEM challenge is great fun for kids and a super way to get them stretching and developing their skills and engaging with Nature.

Outdoor areas, boats! Role play. Mayer on wheels and a robe they should hale Them selves in to shore?

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Outdoor areas, boats! Role play. Mayer on wheels and a robe they should hale Them selves in to shore?

Bottle cap sail boats - ready to race! These sail boats are such a quick and straightforward activity to do with your kids. Perfect for all ages and abilities!

How to make bottle cap sail crafts

We made very simple little sail boats using bottle caps (ours are from milk bottles but I’m sure any would do), pipe cleaners, foam sheets, glue and tape

Have used this idea before and seen it done many ways at different Reggio schools. I need figure out a way to do it at my house.

Outdoor Music Wall

Making music outdoors with different materials.

let the children play: imaginative play in a tyre

imaginative play in a tyre

A blog about preschool, play, early childhood education, learning outdoors, play outdoors, children and nature, play activities, kindergarten

Painting on a big scale. I like the cable reel as a table...Stomping in the Mud

Stomping in the Mud

Thanks everyone for your support over the past four years. Stomping will be closed for the 2015/2016 school year. Check back for an update in the spring for our September 2016 plans. We hope you have a wonderful summer. Thanks for Stomping by!

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Superhero Ideas for the Early Years

I started off this topic with a letter addressed to Reception. It was from the Joker to say that he had kidnapped all of the small world superhero characters. The children were outraged and I feig…

Who can resist chalk, kids and summertime sun? Slip in a few letters and you have the perfect classroom. www.teachyourchildtoread.com

20 Outdoor Phonics Activities

I have a roundup for you with lots of great ideas for reinforcing phonics skills during the summer. Montessori Phonics Phonics is a very important part of Montessori education, and outdoor games during the summer (or any time the weather allows) can be a fun way to reinforce phonics skills. Note: In Montessori education, we teach phonetic sounds before letter names. For any of the activities below, I would emphasize the letter sounds. Also, if you want to follow Montessori tradition, make…

Numicon on rockmyclassroom.com

Nifty Numicon

I ❤️ Numicon. The tactile and visual element it adds to number is fantastic. At the moment in Reception we are really just at the exploration stage, so I’ve but putting the numicon out with t…

Observation station, observe mini beasts, plants, herbs with magnifying glasses, pots, cloud viewers/windows, adjectives, minibeast hunt

Observation station, observe mini beasts, plants, herbs with magnifying glasses, pots, cloud viewers/windows, adjectives, minibeast hunt