25+ Nature-Inspired Summer Activities for Kids • Little Pine Learners
Find over 25 summer activities for kids here! Get outiside, add a little nature, and enjoy these fun activities starting today!
We often use loose material compositions in our classroom as a way for children to tell us what they know. We set out various mater...
Farm Tuff Tray | Go Play Today - Activities For Toddlers!
How to make a farm play tray for toddlers. An activity great for encourage imaginative play and the development of fine motor skills.
Exploring Materials and Their Properties - Little Lifelong Learners
Explore different materials and their properties with this engaging unit. Activities and printables for the Foundation and Prep Year chemistry strand.
How Did We Explore the Concepts of Physics in Kindergarten?
Physics in Kindergarten? Absolutely! This is why play is so important in Early Childhood Education! How else could children begin to have a...
Meaningful Documentation in the Early Childhood Classroom
Providing meaningful documentation has many benefits in the early childhood classroom. Today I want to share some examples of meaningful documentation from Rosa Parks ECEC here in Tulsa, OK. What is Documentation? To put it simply, documentation is a way to track students' learning and thinking. When done correctly, documentation should take it's viewer on a journey through the way the children are thinking about what they are learning. Why is this important? For the Students: When children…
Alphabet Fine Motor Fun
A great activity for early readers/writers, developing alphabet awareness whilst also exercising and strengthening fingers - in three different ways!
Garden Theme Learning Activities and Learning Shelf
15+ Fun and Hands On Garden Theme Learning Activities Ideas for Preschoolers and toddlers. We had so much fun learning at home with all the Garden theme learning activities and our Learning Shelf. Here's a summary post of all the activities.
Playing with Loose Parts: That’s How Learning Happens!
By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. Simon Nicholson, used the term loose parts in an article written in 1971. Loose parts are materials that are variable and unstructured. Nicholson maintained that child…