The manipulative for this weeks is small toys. I couldn& resist making a play activity based on Adam& favourite small toy of all time - the toy car! As we have very few shape adventures I decided to create a Learning Shapes With Toy Cars activity.
Tidy cards - To help the children to replace the resources after use, I photographed all the areas and displayed the photos on the shelf. I also made copies to use at tidy time when I give the cards to groups of children.
"EY FroTeachers- wow your kids and their parents this year- a small construction area- add construction vehicles, hard hats, blocks and pictures. We don't have to copy everything-but inspiration is a point that blooms new teaching ideas.
How to set up the blocks center in your early childhood classroom (with ideas, tips, and book list) plus block center freebies. - this will help the children find things and reduce questions and disruption.