Teaching: Floor Books

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Topic Planning - before launching into a topic we like to sit around our floor… Reggio Classroom, Classroom Organisation, Classroom Displays, Preschool Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Inquiry Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Primary Teaching, Teaching Tools

Topic Planning - before launching into a topic we like to sit around our floor book and find out what the kids know about the topic and other ideas they have and things they might like to do in class. We are still at the ealry stages of tis as they are only 3 years, but its amazing how much we can take from the kids. On the other page we document what we have done, the kids stick in the pictures and we talk about what they did, I scribe for them.

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Our Portfolios

In September, we decided to use small, black binders as a way to organize and store certain pieces of student work. Instead of sending home several loose leaf sheets of paper throughout the week, …

Talking and Thinking Floorbooks I'm starting to learn and investigate using floor books after a discussion with a fellow early childhood teacher.looks promising focusing on collaboration & documentation Early Childhood Centre, Early Childhood Education, Inquiry Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Learning Stories, Kids Learning, Characteristics Of Effective Learning, Preschool Transitions, Teacher Education

Books and Resources

Our books and outdoor learning resources will equip you and your children to embrace learning with nature through genuine Nature Pedagogy and enjoy inquiry-based learning with the Floorbooks Approach. Dr Claire Warden has authored more than 20 books to support and inspire you and the Corvus Kids at Work range are excel

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Thinking & Talking (and doing) FLOOR BOOKS

At Caring Connection we have designed our curriculum so that children are an integral part of adding their ideas and input into what will be done, what might be added and what they think could happen. The whole concept of "what if..." allows children to anticipate their teacher's ideas and put thoughtful consideration into what might happen or what could occur. As the day progresses what was planned and what occurs or transpires is added to the floorbook with the child so that they can…

Countdown to Caring Connection's Midtown Marvel: Thinking Talking (and doing) FLOOR BOOKS Planning Cycle, Class Journals, Emergent Curriculum, Learning Stories, Infant Classroom, Inquiry Based Learning, Early Literacy, Learning Environments, Infant Activities

Thinking & Talking (and doing) FLOOR BOOKS

At Caring Connection we have designed our curriculum so that children are an integral part of adding their ideas and input into what will be done, what might be added and what they think could happen. The whole concept of "what if..." allows children to anticipate their teacher's ideas and put thoughtful consideration into what might happen or what could occur. As the day progresses what was planned and what occurs or transpires is added to the floorbook with the child so that they can…

Auchlone Nature Kindergarten was founded by Claire Wadren, the mastermind behind the floor book! Check out this great website to see some of their favorite floor books and learn more about Claire's wonderful work! Inquiry Based Learning, Kindergarten Classroom, Reggio, Design Thinking, Preschool Activities, Early Childhood, Homeschool, Form Design, Lesson Planning

News from Auchlone Nature Kindergarten and Our Favourite Floorbooks

Exploring the woods at Auchlone Nature Kindergarten