All about me preschool art ideas - The Measured Mom
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What's inside the boxes challenge which the children loved! 3 different sizes and weights which all made different noises (according to what was inside) encouraging the children to use all of their senses, and then write their guess on the box. Also great for prompting discussions with each other.
Coin Sorting: Montessori-Inspired Sensorial Acitivity | Rhythms of Play
Coin sorting is a Montesorri-Inspired Sensorial Activity because sorting coins can help children develop and refine the senses as they sort money.
Guess the Objects covered in Tin Foil - Laughing Kids Learn
Simple activity where toddlers can guess the objects covered in tin foil. Testing their understanding of object permanence and known shapes.
My kids just wrapped up their unit on animals and they could not even get over finding all the facts they could about each one we studied. I...
Fairy Tales - Goldilocks and the 3 Bears
Once again inspired by Fairy Dust Teaching we made a story map of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. I took a large sheet of bulletin board pa...
Megz W on Instagram: “Our grade 2/3 learning buddies worked with us on a STEM challenge today. So many different ideas! There was problem solving everywhere! . .…”
28 Likes, 1 Comments - Megz W (@teachermegz) on Instagram: “Our grade 2/3 learning buddies worked with us on a STEM challenge today. So many different ideas!…”
Fairy tales Part II
Here is some photos of our "Princess and the Pea" art that I promised to post. Students chose what (and how many) mattresses (leftover scrapbook paper!) to use. A pom pom was glued on for the pea..snoozing princess or princes were drawn at the top..and then students wrote the number of mattresses used. My assistant drew the cute sign! Click the link below to view more fairy tale fun from our classroom: http://prektweets.blogspot.com/2013/02/3-bears-new-toys-and-fairytales.html What would YOU…
Rebecca wild on Instagram: “Invitation to explore weight #makinglearningfun #handsonlearning #montessori #montessoriathome #kindy”
Rebecca wild (@littleonesearlylearning) on Instagram: “Invitation to explore weight #makinglearningfun #handsonlearning #montessori #montessoriathome…”
Math Problem Solving: Exploring Capacity
Kids have a lot of misconceptions about capacity, and they can really only be cleared up through hands-on exploration. Sadly, I don't think they get opportunities for this like we did when we were kids. Instead of playing in a sand box or with cups and bowls in the bathtub, kids are playing with iPads and Wii's. And so many districts (mine included) are taking away sand and water tables from kindergarten, in favor of more "rigor." Because of this, kids are not building the schema necessary…
self portraits- part one
For our study on identity this year, I decided to focus on self portraits. To begin I encouraged all the children draw a picture of themselv...