A new sensory activity to try...flour and baby oil...consistency of moon dough - 8 cups flour 1 baby oil

Learn with Play at home: Clean the Rocks. Toddler Sensory Play

Reggio Emilia: The Alphabet - Fairy Dust Teaching

A perfect reason to drink more wine!!! It's for educational purposes in order to help develop fine motor skills. XD activities - happy hooligans -10 ideas for babies/toddlers

Creating an environment that encourages creativity in children is essential in helping them engage in their learning. When assessing them, it is imperative that children are in an environment that promotes a sense of security with little or no distractions. A positive and serene environment can help lower test anxiety in children who experience it in higher levels before being assessed.

Reggio o.O

Reggio Emilia Preschool Classroom | area for playful maths investigations at home or in the classroom ...

Word wall made by the children, a great idea. I would put this into a book for children to look at.

Painting with Tissue Paper

Tie-riffic Fun with Twist Ties! Ever used twist ties for play and learning? A fabulous fine motor skills material with tons of possible learning areas...

Wonder Window and Wonder Journal to document what they observe.

Draw around the obstacles

How to make tinker trays for kids for open ended process art - Reggio Inspired

How to Kill Your Child's Creativity

Self Portraits!

There are still a few days before Thanksgiving.  If you are looking for something meaningful for your kids to do this year, gratitude boxes are a wonderful addition to any Thanksgiving feast.  Yesterday I shared about our Reggio Inspired Thanksgiving Feast at the preschool I work at as atelierista.  These gratitude boxes were a gift(...)

How many shades of green can you find? - from Kids in the Garden (",)

Atelierista School of Design and Crafts

Maths table

White cloth, empty frames and rocks... See what they can do!

documentation at the beginning of an inquiry - at Garden Gate Child Development Center in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard

invitation to explore black and white

Is a bean a seed? A tiny seed of an inquiry that investigates the magic of growing things. Posted by Joanne Babalis of "Transforming our learning environment into a space of possibilities." Follow my instagram account (@J O Babalis) for daily updates and classroom photos: http://instagram.com/joannebabalis

Exploring clay with recycled objects, focusing on creating texture & imprinting (Upcycle Art Supply)