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Loose Parts

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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, Activities For Kids, Sensory Activities, Sensory Diet, Learning Spaces, Learning Environments, Theme Nature, Nature Table

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!

Mud kitchen (also known as an outdoor kitchen or mud pie kitchen) is one of the best resources in DIY projects for kids to play outside as kids playhouse. Diy Mud Kitchen, Mud Kitchen For Kids, Kitchen Ideas, Kitchen Inspiration, Kitchen Storage, Kitchen Display, Teacher Inspiration, Kitchen Sink, Reggio Emilia

Make a Mud Kitchen - It's a must!

If you haven't got a mud kitchen already, then you need to make one! I know that for some of you in schools the summer holidays have already started and...

A great way to make a science area visually pleasing or to effectively place natural materials for the children to use. Looks very inviting and interesting! Reggio Classroom, Classroom Displays, Preschool Classroom, Infant Classroom, Classroom Layout, Kindergarten Fun, Classroom Design, Reggio Emilia, Nature Activities

let the children play

Thank you to Kids Cottage Navan for sharing their first nature table with us.

frame - Our Loose Parts Exploration Area is always a popular space in our classroom! Today, this student enjoyed designing and creating a "love snowflake that helps spread love when it lands on people! Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Preschool Art, Preschool Activities, Reggio Emilia Classroom, Emergent Curriculum, Inspired Learning

Jocelyn Schmidt on Instagram: “Our Loose Parts Exploration Area is always a popular space in our classroom! Today, this student enjoyed designing and creating a "love…”

62 Likes, 6 Comments - Jocelyn Schmidt (@ourkindergartenjourney) on Instagram: “Our Loose Parts Exploration Area is always a popular space in our classroom! Today, this student…”

Pre-school Play: Heuristic Play Something I never knew the name for, but I think. Pre-school Play: Heuristic Play Something I never knew the name for, but I think is so important an Reggio Emilia, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Early Learning, Toddler Play, Baby Play, School Play, Pre School, Infant Activities

Heuristic Play

I got the heuristic play equipment out for the children this week. I plan to get this out for the children on a regular basis. Well actual...

Setting up some loose parts play in the beautiful sunshine today ☀ Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Reggio Classroom, Outdoor Classroom, Preschool Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Early Learning, Reggio Emilia

Tracey on Instagram: “Setting up some loose parts play in the beautiful sunshine today ☀️ #childcare #childhood#earlyeducation #earlyyears #earlychildhood…”

213 Likes, 12 Comments - Tracey (@places_spaces_wonder_delight) on Instagram: “Setting up some loose parts play in the beautiful sunshine today ☀️ #childcare…”

Learning Through Play: Construction/Creative Play. Children develop fine motor, manipulative and problem solving skills through construction using a range of different media’s and objects. Relates greatly to Reggio Emilia philosophies. Preschool Rooms, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Activities, Teaching Kindergarten, Calm Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Teaching Art, Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Inspired Classrooms

Loose Parts: Construction (LP Master Checklist PDF)

This week I was reviewing The Art of Loose Parts Master Workshop and had to share some of the amazing loose parts. Most of these can be had for a very economical price or free! The best loose parts or repurposed materials. Construction sites and companies, ReStore (Habitat for Humanity), junk stores, asking the families are some of the best sources. Look at all of the rich and varied loose parts on this shelf! Cardboard tubes, carpet squares, pvp piping, tiles, wood cookies, empty wood…

 I hope everyone had a wonderful break! A CALL TO KINDERGARTEN PARENTS If anyone would like to be on the mural mosaic parent commitee please email me directly. Responsibilities would be to meet with me directly and help. Reggio Emilia Preschool, Reggio Emilia Classroom, Creative Activities, Classroom Activities, Preschool Activities, Art For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Ephemeral Art, Inspired Learning

From the Atelier: Understanding project work

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a wonderful break! A CALL TO KINDERGARTEN PARENTS If anyone would like to be on the mural mosaic parent commitee please email me directly. Responsibilities would be to meet with me directly and help...

Open-Ended Materials The open-ended materials are located in the Block Center, but children are allowed to use them in any area of the room, for any creative use. What's in the Block Center River Rocks, Reggio Classroom, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Learning, Preschool Activities, Drama Activities, Play Based Learning, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Activity Centers

Make Block Play More Open-Ended with These Ideas - Karen's PreK Page

Tweet Karen Cox, teacher and creator of prekinders.com shares ideas for enhancing the all-important Block Play Center in any classroom! (Click on images for enlarged view.) River Rocks, Leaves, Flowers Children find many creative uses for the rocks, leaves, and flowers. They sometimes use them