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Try these 25 Nature-Inspired Summer Activities for Kids today! Camping Activites For Kids, Summer Camp Activities, Summer Camps For Kids, Nature Activities, Outdoor Activities For Kids, Camping Crafts, Summer Kids, Toddler Activities, Outdoor Learning

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!

Love this idea! Build a bug activity. To use with our microscope bug slides in spring! Love this idea! Build a bug activity. To use with our microscope bug slides in spring! Bug Activities, Learning Activities, Preschool Activities, Preschool Bug Theme, Creative Curriculum Preschool, Farm Animals Preschool, Free Preschool, Play Based Learning, Early Learning

Insect Compositions

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...

How to make a farm play tray for toddlers. An activity great for encourage imaginative play and the development of fine motor skills. Eyfs Activities, Nursery Activities, Toddler Learning Activities, Infant Activities, Indoor Activities, Family Activities, Baby Sensory Play, Sensory Bins, Farm Sensory Bin

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.

Investigation table for exploring materials and their properties Exploring materials and their properties Foundation science unit Prep Kindergarten Year 1 Unit of Work. Kid Science, Primary Science, Preschool Science, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science Experiments, Physical Science, Earth Science, Science Table

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.

Physics in Kindergarten? Â This is why play is so important in Ear… Physics in Kindergarten? Â This is why play is so important in Early Childhood Education! How else could children begin to have a… Kindergarten Inquiry, Inquiry Based Learning, Preschool Science, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Science Inquiry, Mobile Learning, Physical Science, Science Experiments

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...

Providing meaningful documentation has many benefits in the early childhood classroom. Today I want to share some examples of meaningful documentation. Kindergarten Art, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Art, Preschool Learning, Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Classroom Displays, Play Based Learning, Early Learning

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…

Sorting coins in the sand using tweezers. Sorting coins in the sand using tweezers. Maths Eyfs, Numeracy Activities, Money Activities, Eyfs Classroom, Nursery Activities, Motor Skills Activities, Kindergarten Math, Toddler Activities, Learning Activities

Sorting coins in the sand using tweezers. - Modern

Sorting coins in the sand using tweezers. Sorting coins in the sand using tweezers.

Alphabet Fine Motor Fun A great activity for early readers/writers, developing alphabet awareness whilst also exercising and strengthening fingers – in three different ways! Preschool Letters, Learning Letters, Kindergarten Literacy, Motor Skills Activities, Preschool Learning Activities, Preschool Activities, Letter Sound Activities, Handwriting Activities, Fun Learning

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 - Happy Tot Shelf - Educational - Outdoor sensory learning activity – make a garden potion! Fun way for kids to learn with nature # - Forest School Activities, Eyfs Activities, Nature Activities, Outdoor Activities For Kids, Outdoor Learning, Spring Activities, Fun Learning, Toddler Activities, Outdoor Education

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.

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Exploring magnetism, following this weeks robot theme #magnet #explore #eyfs #tufftray #earlyyearsideas – to

Loose parts ignite curiosity – Childcare Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Eyfs Classroom, Outdoor Classroom, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Early Learning, Learning Stories, Curiosity Approach Eyfs

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…