After finally making our first water wall this summer, I wanted to share with you the different options you have for making your own. It doesn't have to be difficult and no matter how you do it,...
A fresh take on a children's play house - a DIY rustic roundhouse made from natural reed screening (walls) and a brushwood screening roof. The area also features a wooden table and chairs made from logs and timber planks. This is our natural children's outdoor play area that my partner and I designed for our child to encourage creative, open-ended play. Designed and made by David Bennett
Inquiring About Music: Our Sound Exploration Area
Before I show you our finished project, here is a quick rundown on the process leading up to it! You can see the process in more detail at: http://mrsmyerskindergarten.blogspot.com/2014/03/inquiring-about-music-introduction.html, http://mrsmyerskindergarten.blogspot.com/2014/04/inquiring-about-music-investigation.html, http://mrsmyerskindergarten.blogspot.com/2014/04/inquiring-about-music-investigation_20.html, and…
Managing interruptions during the read-aloud experience
We have all been there. You are reading to a group of children only to find you can't get through the book without fielding questions or stopping to address some kind of interruption. Today, as part of our blog book study on "The Read-Aloud Handbook," Jim Trelease gives us his perspective on two different types