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!
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...
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…”
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…”
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…
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...
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