Theme Boxes for the Science Center - I like the flashlight. Light bulb in unplugged lamp. Plug it in, under supervision, to see if it works. Put beaters on a mixer . Need to look around for other authentic tasks,Especially for higher grade levels!
"I bought a simple, inexpensive flashlight, took it apart, and placed it on the science shelf. Children put it back together like a puzzle through trial and error. Once they get all the pieces together correctly, the flashlight will turn on!
One idea on how to set up sci center…set list of themes to cover throughout the year. Change out sci center each month based on theme Setting up a science center…pick themes to cover throughout the year.
Smelling Sensory Bottles for All About Me activity theme or sensory exploration. Perfect for kids with visual impairments to explore their senses! Try using Fall scents during the season and match to real objects for a tactual connection as well!
How to Set Up the Blocks Center in an Early Childhood Classroom (Pocket of Preschool)