this is going to be a post of little words - but many images... ideas for contruction - up, out and with many materials - and I have by no means come close to exhausting the possibilities and material choices with paper - to make bridges, curls - whatever you can imagine and test... with curlers with play-dugh and ice-cream spoons curlers again play-dough and bit of plastic (from packages that are delivered - the band that goes round) with tubes and old discs with magnets in lines and lines…
Loose Parts Outside for Adventurous Play!
By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. I love loose parts. I love playing with loose parts and sharing loose parts with other educators. My hope is when adults mess about with loose parts that there will be…
Provocation allows children to translate their thinking…
Materials are set up for the children begging a response. Will the materials beckon the children to use them? A.M. explains that this is a different kind of snake that is eating poison cherries and it makes him a poison snake. Collaboration
Faces & Me - Stimulating Learning
Activities for the Early Years classroom, linked with faces, me and ourselves - from Stimulating Learning with Rachel (",)
Easy Ideas for reusing tyres in outdoor play areas and backyards.
A huge collection of ideas and inspiration for reusing tyres in outdoor play creatively & safely. Save money on outdoor play equipment by upcycling!
Sticky Mural for Toddlers - I Can Teach My Child!
Sticky Mural for Toddlers: A super simple indoor activity for toddlers and a great way to use random craft supplies!
Thirty-Five Things to Save for Play - Picklebums
35 things to save for play - a huge list of items to reuse and recycle and loads of ideas for how to use them for art, crafts, play and learning.