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Tabletop loose parts creative activity for kids. Love this kind of open ended building and creating activity Emilia emilia ideas classroom art Creative Activities For Kids, Creative Curriculum, Creative Play, Preschool Activities, Crafts For Kids, Summer Activities, Reggio Emilia, Block Area, Block Center
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Tabletop Loose Parts - Creative Activity For Kids - No Time For Flash Cards

If you aren’t familiar with the idea of loose parts it’s the idea that giving kids groups of loose parts ( branches, logs, rocks etc..) they can create their outdoor play space instead of being limited by the playground designer’s imagination . I absolutely adore this and at our church playground that doubles as a […]

Balls & large tubes in block center creates STEM learning for Pre-K & Kindergarten (via marvelously-made preschool)

Large tubes & balls

How awesome is this to add natural wood, sticks, leafs and gather things in our natural setting and add to our block center. I wonder if my children would build more, enjoy the block center more and imagine more if I did this to the block center? Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Reggio Classroom, Classroom Layout, Classroom Organisation, New Classroom, Classroom Setting, Classroom Design, Classroom Decor, Preschool Classroom
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F2's Block Play

Scoop your name/lid Could put kids pics on other side of the lid for younger children. Ideas for Recycling Milk Containers from An idea on Tuesday (",) Eyfs Activities, Nursery Activities, Motor Activities, Literacy Activities, Activities For Kids, Cutting Activities, Playdough Activities, Physical Activities, Finger Gym
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Recycling Milk Containers

I hate throwing away plastic containers as there are so many ways to recycle them. Here are a few ways to recycle plastic milk containers. Really, the possibilities are endless and it is great for children to think of ways to recycle in all aspects of their lives. MILK CARTON POT PLANTS After putting drainage holes in the base of the container, the children drew decorations on the sides of the milk carton with permanent markers. They then added potting mix and their seeds. MILK CARTON…

Blocks Building (Reggio) I love this idea.defining the "building" space allows for group activity yet still individual- khs Reggio Emilia, Block Center, Block Area, Play Based Learning, Early Learning, Stem Learning, Learning Centers, Full Day Kindergarten, Reggio Classroom
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Block Building Challenge

I have several photos of various buildings and bridges hanging low down in my block center. I really have not ever seen the children pay much attention to these photos as inspiration for their building, so I tried a new method. For a week, I took the photos off the wall and placed them on the floor next to large hula hoops. I then explained that there was a challenge in the block area. I challenged them to build the structure pictured inside the hoop. We usually leave buildings the children…

10 SIMPLE IDEAS TO ENHANCE BLOCK PLAY Reggio Classroom, Preschool Classroom, In Kindergarten, Reggio Emilia Preschool, Outdoor Classroom, Play Based Learning, Early Learning, Kita Portal, Block Center Preschool
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10 SIMPLE IDEAS TO ENHANCE BLOCK PLAY

Blocks are an important part of all Early Childhood classrooms and are also an important educational toy to have at home. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours and children of all ages love to build, create and play with them. Playing with blocks provides excellent learning opportunities for children from problem solving, language and social skills, maths skills and creativity to name just a few. As a teacher, I change the materials to enhance the block play frequently…

for dot day! Circles, spots and polka dots study -Loose parts play at Growing Inch by Inch ≈≈ Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Early Learning, Heuristic Play, Kind Photo, Reggio Classroom, Dot Day, Inspired Learning, Reggio Emilia

Inch By Inch Preschool

Inch By Inch Preschool added a new photo.

Lovely invitation to create - could take pics of each creation and form a class book for documentation or simply to share with families Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Nature Activities, Toddler Activities, Educational Activities, Kindergarten Art, Preschool Art, Reggio Classroom, Classroom Ideas
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Invitation to create art

Natural Materials Invitation to Play

Exploring Through Play

A blog exploring play based learning and education with young children

Museum Notes: Playing with …. Loose Parts. Helping children discover and play with found objects. Full Day Kindergarten, Kindergarten Classroom, Inquiry Based Learning, Early Learning, Reggio Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Block Area, Classroom Inspiration, Nursery Inspiration
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Playing with ….. Loose Parts

Inspired by the hand-made felt food I saw in the diner at Madison Children’s Museum, I suggested to my friend Nina who has a family day care with her sister that we make some felt food for their brood’s dramatic play. Nina thought for a moment and politely shook her head. The children, she said, enjoyed such rich play with a changing assortment of objects used for food: pine cones, stones, bottle caps, and knobs. She wouldn’t want them to lose that. The felt food I’d seen was so appealing it…

Frames loose parts on the light table - image from Claudia Araujo (",) Play Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Early Learning, Activities For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Arts And Crafts, Calming Activities, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Reggio Classroom
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Frames & loose parts

Creativity is Contagious. Pass it On!: 5 Tips for Setting Up Your Classroom With A Reggio Influence Play Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Learning Spaces, Learning Environments, Early Learning, Classroom Setting, Classroom Setup, Classroom Design, Toddler Classroom
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'Miss Reggio' Blog

A blog to discuss the Reggio Emilia Approach/Philosophy in Early Childhood Education by Miss Reggio!

Loose Parts Self Portrait Provocation from Jael Lobo (",) Classroom Images, Reggio Classroom, Creative Area, Creative Workshop, Home Learning, Learning Through Play, All About Me Eyfs, Social Emotional Activities, Kindergarten Projects

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let the children play: celebrating loose parts in the preschool playground – natural playground ideas

celebrating loose parts in the preschool playground

A blog about preschool, play, early childhood education, learning outdoors, play outdoors, children and nature, play activities, kindergarten

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A streetscape created with loose parts & items from the construction area at St Helens District High School Kindergarten - Preschool Construction Theme