More Learning About Pendulums
After the fun of painting with pendulums, we extended our pendulum experimentation by using them to knock down blocks. I got this idea from Let's Promote Play, where they have a much nicer apparatus than what you see here. I'd been hoping to find the time to build one of my own, but instead just re-purposed the PVC pipe from one of our painting pendulums and came up with this monstrosity. (I wound up having to add some pipe to brace the front and back to give it more stability, but you get…
12 Types of Play Infographic - Famlii
The 12 Types of Play Infographic depicts how play evolves as children grow, how social development is linked with play, and the important role parents have in supporting children’s learning through play.
Travelling Tuesday: Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten
Welcome to the second week of Travelling Tuesday! This week I am so excited to be featuring Darla Myers, an educator that teaches Kindergarten in Ohio and the author of the blog: Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten I have been following Darla's blog and teaching journey for quite some time. I love the way she makes learning visible and offers the students choice as well as a variety of materials and experiences to demonstrate their learning. Purposeful materials are placed to encourage…
let the children play
A blog about preschool, play, early childhood education, learning outdoors, play outdoors, children and nature, play activities, kindergarten