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Have a toilet paper roll? Here are some easy toilet paper roll crafts ideas that you can teach your preschooler or older kid. Bird Puppet, Dragon Puppet, Kids Crafts, Arts And Crafts, Easy Crafts, Puppets For Kids, People Puppets, Puppet Crafts, Puppet Making

Puppet Play: Friendly Puppet Crafts

Raid your pantry, craft closet, and recycling bin for supplies to make these entertaining crafts with your kids.

place to mix and smash plants and water, needs only a few bowls and a stick, but is a great place to learn about how things change and sense of capability. medicine making - Stomping in the Mud Reggio Emilia, Nature Activities, Sensory Activities, Activities For Kids, Sensory Diet, Sensory Play, Outdoor Play Spaces, Mud Kitchen, Outdoor Classroom

Stomping in the Mud

Thanks everyone for your support over the past four years. Stomping will be closed for the 2015/2016 school year. Check back for an update in the spring for our September 2016 plans. We hope you have a wonderful summer. Thanks for Stomping by!

Farm and Harvest Tuff Spot Tuesday - Tuff spot Nursery activities Small world play Tuff tray Eyfs outdoor area Eyfs activities - Maths Eyfs, Eyfs Classroom, Eyfs Activities, Work Activities, Preschool Activities, Numeracy, Classroom Ideas, Outdoor Classroom, Classroom Posters

Farm and Harvest Tuff Spot Tuesday

The current Tuff Spot Tuesday theme (15th September) is: Farm and Harvest Tuff Spot. Time to explore farms or harvest time within your Tuff Spot. You could

Found this on Pintrest, great Autumn fine motor activity "Always good to find something different to do with a Tuff Spot. Great for motor skills and also talking about textures and materials. Eyfs Activities, Nursery Activities, Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Autumn Activities, Toddler Activities, Outdoor Activities, Tuff Spot, Eyfs Classroom

Always good to find something different to do with a Tuff Spot. Great for motor skills and also talking about textures and materials. (missamyp)

Marionette birds made from toilet paper rolls and nature walk items - Kids Crafts, Fall Crafts For Kids, Projects For Kids, Diy For Kids, Arts And Crafts, Art Projects, Toilet Paper Roll Crafts, Paper Crafts, Bird Puppet

Cardboard Tube Marionettes

Marionettes from cardboard tubes? Of course! Visit Red Ted Art's Blog to get the details on how to make these adorable birds. Look closely and you'll see that the wings and tails are made from leaf rubbings and prints :)

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Lion and Lamb Mask

Children love to pretend and making masks is a fun and easy way of letting them do this. Today we made a lion and a lamb mask for the month...

A fun way to encourage addition math skills with cups and paper towel or toilet paper rolls. I did this with big C in pre-K. Elementary Math, Kindergarten Classroom, Teaching Math, Preschool Activities, Leadership Activities, Group Activities, Addition Activities, Eyfs Classroom, Math Teacher

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2 paper cups, some marbles and a basket - A simple but fun way to introduce the idea of addition to children.

Incredible Woodworking Projects for Handy Kids! - How Wee Learn - Woodworking project for kids – homemade pinball machine - Kids Woodworking Projects, Diy Projects For Kids, Learn Woodworking, Popular Woodworking, Diy For Kids, Woodworking Plans, Woodworking Furniture, Woodworking Jigsaw, Woodworking Logo

A Homemade Pinball Machine

Every man my age was once a boy who wished he had a pinball machine of his very own. I'm not a pinball wizard by any means, but the main reason that I stop off at Zesto's for a burger every now and then is that while I wait for "chef" to cook it, I get in a couple rounds on my favorite Fun House pinball machine, which I did a few nights ago on the way to a meeting. Yesterday, the children were playing with our marble run and right beside them stood our super sized marble paintings (as…

Fab tinker table from Teacher Tom. Fab tinker table from Teacher Tom. Reggio Emilia, Teacher Toms, Finger Gym, Outdoor Classroom, Play Based Learning, Eyfs, Last Minute Gifts, In Kindergarten, Preschool Activities

(Truly) Last Minute Gift Ideas!

I've been hearing radio commercials urgently shouting about "last minute gift ideas" since at least mid-November. Pfft. But now, finally, the last minute is truly upon us, so as a public service I offer Teacher Tom's last minute gift ideas for children, most of which won't even require a trip to a mall. Mesh produce bags. Things that rot. A place to leave things to rot . . . . . . and worms to live there. Sticks. An old typewriter. Concrete. Dominoes. Tape. Sand. Blocks. Hammers. Drills…

A super Tile Patterns classroom display photo contribution. Great ideas for your classroom! Maths Eyfs, Eyfs Classroom, Eyfs Activities, Preschool Activities, Numeracy, Classroom Displays Eyfs, Preschool Displays, Teaching Patterns, Math Patterns

Tile Patterns Classroom Display Photo

A super Tile Patterns classroom display photo contribution. Great ideas for your classroom!

Playful Flamingo Kids Craft is part of Super Fun Kids Crafts - This darling playful flamingo kids craft is super simple to make and is great for the kids to play with after making it Fun summer kids craft Kids Crafts, Summer Crafts For Kids, Summer Kids, Preschool Crafts, Projects For Kids, Easy Crafts, Arts And Crafts, Paper Crafts, Creative Crafts

Playful Flamingo Kids Craft

This post is brought to you by Gymboree and the #OneBigHappy" campaign, however all opinions expressed are my own. We hope your family has a happy time making

Allowing students to connect to their senses really helps them build concrete understandings in science. I like that these science manipulatives are extremely interactive. Preschool Classroom, Classroom Activities, In Kindergarten, Preschool Activities, Preschool Science Centers, Physics Classroom, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science Projects

Science Center Ideas for Pre-K and Preschool - PreKinders

Could hide objects in each box and have children pull them out and match them to the correlating pictures. Poss use as investigation table.