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Easy ideas to enhance preschool learning centers
6 Playful Name Provocations
At the beginning of every year my teaching partner and I incorporate lots of name recognition, construction, and writing provocations to engage children. Here are some of our favourites so far this year. This invitation to play begs for children to think about constructing names, patterning, and measurement. Some children have added dice and used their…
Wonders in Grade 1 on Instagram: “Switching from letters made from plasticine to using wire. We'll see how the children work with this art medium.”
181 Likes, 9 Comments - Wonders in Grade 1 (@anamariaralphtdsb) on Instagram: “Switching from letters made from plasticine to using wire. We'll see how the children work with…”
Transforming our Learning Environment into a Space of Possibilities
It is officially Spring, even though it may not necessarily feel that way outside... This, however, is not the case inside the Direct Energy Centre Downtown Toronto where Spring is very much a reality at the Canada Blooms show. How wonderful to be surrounded by such delicate and beautiful blossoms, flowers, trees, and plants! All that was missing was some sunshine and the sound of birds chirping their lovely melodies... Okay and maybe a summer dress with sandals... Is that too much to ask…
Our Kite Inquiry: Learning About Perseverance
One of our friends kept making kites during Thinking,Learning and Discovering Time. Before we knew it, making kites was a favorite pastime ...
I love this writing center. Although we don't duplicate traditional school in our home, this center appeals to me--or maybe it's appealing to the former language arts teacher in me! It just makes me want to sit down and write, and I think it would do the same for kids!
Writing Center Printables
These printables for your Pre-K Writing Center will help teach children the purposes for writing. Printable greeting cards, post cards, dot-to-dot... more.
Our Classroom Environment: Getting Set Up To Be The Third Teacher
Those who are familiar with the Reggio Emilia philosophy of education know the emphasis it puts on the physical environment of the classroom...