Plantes The kids loved watching bean seeds sprout. We put five beans in a ziploc bag with a folded wet paper towel. The bags were taped to our classroom window (with names written in permanent marker). Of course we also read "Jack and the Beanstalk
ABC Order Lesson~ Try word stick centers. Write groups of words on Popsicle sticks, place each set of sticks in a separate container, and then have students sort words before writing them in the correct order. Use with word wall or sight words.
Mathematic shelf - Natural Inspired Environments ≈≈ Like large number blocks.
Great idea - especially when introducing numicon
Snakes, Worms & Bugs
A few activities related to snakes, worms & bugs in the early years classroom from Rachel (",)
Use aqua beads with numicon shapes. Fish out a shape, then fill it in with beads, counting out loud!
An interactive activity which involves students choose individual blocks with single letters on to build a word which is spelt out on a singular block. Great for practising phonics with younger pupils.
Nature Play Continues
Line designs on the Finger Gym from Rachel (",) Más
Using the Numicon to add to the clock visual prompts alongside key word vocabulary when telling the time. Any classroom clock could be adapted into a Numicon clock.
Printable car play mats with numbers
Printable car play mats with numbers. Motivating number activity for kindergarten or preschool.
Lego math worksheets - great idea to do with real legos, too! I am thinking multiplication practice too!
DIY montessori spindle box - using toilet paper rolls twigs
All By Myself Preschool Boxes
All By Myself Preschool Boxes- DIY organized learning/sensory activities for kids (great to teach independent play for "quiet time")
Number Talks (math talks) basics and questioning/conversation strategies sentence starters used as a scaffold.
Teacher Mama: Egg Carton Games for Developing Number Sense
Boy Mama Teacher Mama Egg Carton Games for Developing Number Sense (pinned by Super Simple Songs)
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