A tutorial for creating a stunning wooden solar system and free matching printable cards. Using birch knobs of differing sizes (they are flat on one side) and hand paint them for an incredibly beautiful Montessori science activity.
Unity - Crayons. This project was all about unity. 7th grades projects focus on an art principle. Here the kids had a unified subject, medium, technique, and substrate. What a great way to understand this concept. The kids all used a tracer (template?) - created via pinthemall.net
An example of how to expand block play with art media and loose parts to encourage pretend play and representation of ideas based on the unique interests of the child. Reggio inspired.
A rubber band powered Lego car - fun! The post shows two different ways to build one. Fun project for a Lego party, or to do with friends.