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natural play resources/loose parts

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have lots of both already! Egg cartons and corks for loose parts play.I have lots of both already! Egg cartons and corks for loose parts play. Motor Skills Activities, Sensory Activities, Sensory Play, Fine Motor Skills, Preschool Activities, Nursery Activities, Sensory Diet, Preschool Centers, Sensory Table

Stomping in the Mud

Our little Stompers' imaginations and creative energy flourished during our cold and wet February. They filled their time with us by exploring, socialising, climbing, jumping and balancing, with an energy that is always surprising to us no matter how challenging the weather is. I heard they were making apple pie in the wheel barrow....Yum! See you in April. Thanks for Stomping by!

Another great example of utilizing natural and recycled materials in the block center and for loose parts. Stumps are great for building and helps children make connections to nature. Reggio Classroom, Toddler Classroom, Preschool Classroom, Teaching Kindergarten, Block Center, Block Area, Classroom Setting, Classroom Design, Classroom Setup

Another great example of utilizing natural and recycled materials in the block center and for loose parts. Stumps are great for building and helps children make connections to nature.

DIY Resources - Stimulating Learning Using the wooden sewing discs with nuts and bolts - from Rachel (",) Motor Skills Activities, Montessori Activities, Fine Motor Skills, Preschool Activities, Learning Resources, Montessori Education, Kindergarten Science, Kids Learning, Finger Gym

DIY Resources - Stimulating Learning

A few simple-to-make DIY resources to use in the Early Years classroom - from Rachel

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Educating Kids on Instagram: “Create your very own jungle world using a selection of loose parts and a sand tray. #jungle #wild #animals #looseparts #animalplay…”

233 Likes, 23 Comments - Educating Kids (@educating_kids) on Instagram: “Create your very own jungle world using a selection of loose parts and a sand tray. #jungle #wild…”

a picture, a sand (sensory) table. I love this display of all the natural and wooden materials. Sensory Table, Sensory Bins, Sensory Activities, Sensory Play, Toddler Activities, Therapy Activities, Play Spaces, Learning Spaces, Play Based Learning

Just a picture, a sand (sensory) table. I love this display of all the natural and wooden materials.

Pre-school Play: Heuristic Play Something I never knew the name for, but I think. Pre-school Play: Heuristic Play Something I never knew the name for, but I think is so important an Reggio Emilia, Toddler Play, Baby Play, Play Based Learning, Early Learning, School Play, Pre School, Infant Activities, Activities For Kids

Heuristic Play

I got the heuristic play equipment out for the children this week. I plan to get this out for the children on a regular basis. Well actual...

Exploring Measurement through play - Mass. Ideas on setting up the environment, what resources to use and how vocabulary development helps build understanding. Measurement Kindergarten, Measurement Activities, Math Measurement, Kindergarten Math, Teaching Math, Reggio Classroom, Classroom Activities, Learning Activities, Childcare Activities

Exploring Measurement Through Play - Mass

I want to encourage a love of learning in my children with all areas of life and that includes maths. I never really liked maths as a young learner but when I think of math as a hands-on play-based way to learn about the world, math is SO much fun! One topic of maths is measurement and this includes mass (weight), length, time, area, temperature and volume. The first concept we are going to look at here is mass. So here is my simple set up to encourage my children to explore measurement…

Top nature playdough ideas for kids – Mother Natured – natural playground ideas Playdough Activities, Nature Activities, Outdoor Activities For Kids, Outdoor Learning, Preschool Activities, Infant Activities, Outdoor Games, Summer Activities, Family Activities

Top nature playdough ideas for kids - Mother Natured

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