How to create Invitations to Play! "This term is used a lot by Early Childhood Educators and is deeply rooted in the Reggio philosophy of allowing children to direct their own play by offering open-ended, meaningful resources to explore."
experiment with sugar and water to see what colors ants prefer - and look at their bellies. You can see what color of sugar water they are drinking. My kids would love this. Then they would squish the ants.