Drawing with Cars

Drawing with Cars ~ Marker Cars is a fun activity that merges art and play from Housing a Forest

See how light travels in a straight line

Ages CA 2 SC 5 about how shadows work)

Play-Based Classroom: Reggio-Emilia: How To Bring the Most Out of Your Early Learning Environment

Play-Based Classroom: Reggio-Emilia: How To Bring the Most Out of Your Early Learning Environment. Great post on evaluating your room setup.

Mark-making roll.We do this in class and it inspires brilliant pictures and mark making!

Setting Up...Making Sense!

Loads of great mark making ideas for continuous provision too

Updated story shelves in my early years classroom

I chose this because I love the idea of reading these stories to children and allowing them to act them out again wit props.

FREE Tools matching activity with a tool box and 8 different construction tools. Great toddler activity for Father's Day or community helpers theme.

Tools Shadow Matching Activity

Place the tools in the tool box by matching their shadows! This is a great visual discrimination activity for toddlers featuring a fun construction tool theme. Great for Father's Day as well as commun

Attaching feathers to our pens creates interest and enthusiasm for drawing and mark making!

Attach feathers to markers for some excitement with drawing

Continuous Provision- how effective is yours? http://abcdoes.typepad.com/abc-does-a-blog/2012/03/part-two-outdoors-and-continuous-provision.html

Part Two - Continuous Provision and Outdoors

CONTINUOUS PROVISION The work I am doing at the moment with settings on how they are managing their continuous provision is having some really positive impact on attainmentso I thought.

Montessori Sand Tray - Tips to promote writing success {PlantingPeas.com}

Montessori Sand Tray - Tips To Promote Writing Success - Planting Peas

pencil grip control tip

Clothespin for teaching pencil grasp from: Building Blocks Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services, LLC Needed this when I was a kid. I still hold my pencil funny.

Visual Perceptual Skills for Handwriting: Your Kids OT. Functional Skills for Kids Blog Series.

This source provides activities and information addressing visual perceptual skills and handwriting.

Avoid these five mistakes when teaching handwriting to your preschooler!

5 Common mistakes to avoid when teaching handwriting

Are you interested in teaching handwriting to your preschooler? Avoid these common mistakes! (Disclosure: I received compensation and free product from Go Teach! Handwriting for this post. All opinio

Fun Finger Exercises For Kids Can Help Improve Handwriting And Fine Motor Skills!

Activities to strengthen/promote tripod pencil grip


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Free visual closure worksheets with a bug theme.

Visual Closure Activity Bugs Theme

You might have seen my kids around town with this brightly colored pencil…