Month End Snapshots - November 2013
The month of November provided our little Stompers with an endless supply of wonderful outdoor experiences - spawning salmon, a visit f...
Number Writing Activity. Salt Tray Game.
Follow us on Pinterest This quick and easy to set up activity uses a few basic materials and is fabulous for practicing number writing, counting, subitising and more. It can be a great independent activity that promotes self checking and self correction. Ages: 3+ (Maddie was 4 here. See the bottom for Handy Tips to simplify or extend to meet your child's needs) Materials: Table Salt, Dish, Cardboard squares, marker, paintbrush On one side of each card, write a number and on the other side…
OUTDOOR MARK MAKING. NUMBERS, LETTERS AND MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS. - Worms Eye View
The weather has been amazing the past week or so and we are truly making the most of it. Every morning the door is opened wide and the children choose to be outside for a good 90% of the day. I am having a battle at the moment over sun hats which I seem to […]
ORGANIC MATERIALS AND LEARNING
MEANINGFUL LEARNING with ORGANIC MATERIALS The world around us offers us so much to use to create learning opportunities with childr...
Maths Investigation Area for Open-Ended Learning - The Imagination Tree
Set up a specific area for playful maths investigations at home or at school, to encourage plenty of open-ended play with a range of everyday materials.
Outdoor Number Hunt & Other Fun!
Pin It Last week I started my mission to have outdoor playtime every day, you can read more about that here. So, this is week two, the weather was pretty rubbish again so we pulled on our wellies and got stuck in! Monday 14th May - I herded the boys outside for a bit of leaf painting. On our walk home from pre-school we picked up a few leaves and took them out into the garden. We painted onto the back of them then pressed them on to paper. The results were pretty, but short lived, I went to…
"Does your school have an area for outdoor exploration? How do you use the outdoor environment to enhance your program?" The Curious Kindergarten ≈≈