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Construction area display. This is a great way to encourage children to play in the block center!
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Block Building - Sequencing/Patterns
Construction area display -Mudpies and Marmalade- an Early Years Journey. ≈≈ might be a good idea to put on the back of the kitchen area shelf since it faces the block area
blocks. construction area display
STA Classroom: Winter Wonderland
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STA Classroom: Winter Wonderland. Cute ideas.
Imaginary Winter Fun (from STA Classroom: Society for Treatment of Autism)
Shoveling SNOW - cotton batting STA Classroom: Winter Wonderland
Painting the snow in the water table ( a warm way to play & explore)
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Preschool Winter Activities: Snow Watercolor Painting Sensory Art
Snow and watercolor paint in the water table. /// Perfect Idea to use the water table for this winter!
Idea for sensory table, snow & water colors (The Very Hungry Preschoolers: Back at it with SNOW)
Painting snow with water colors
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watercolor cloud or snow painting (sensory table)
Snow painting with watercolors & lots of other good ideas!
Classroom tree is a great way for parent involvement. Have children bring in pictures of their family and add it to the family tree for discussions. Also invite families to be apart of this experience.
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family tree bulletin board
Cool idea for a family tree...use a fake tree or tree made out of paper doesn't matter and hang a picture of each family member on it.
School craft udead- Counseling - Kids - Family Tree for Classroom!..... Same idea of a family tree...use a fake tree or tree made out of paper doesn't matter and hang a picture of each student on it to create a classroom family tree for the year
Classroom idea for family tree
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let the children play shares Green Apple Garden Preschool's music area - they have attached different sized tins to a simple frame (",)
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let the children play shares Green Apple Garden Preschool's music area - they have attached different sized tins to a simple frame
Outdoor Play Spaces for Preschools
Do-it-yourself drum kit
Outdoor drum set
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music wall for the playground via peppertree montessori in oceanside, ca. A Nice permanent set up with a good tubular bells set & I bet that washtub drum sounds great! Repinned from Amy Ahola's Pinboard.
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Love the music wall for outdoor play. Fun & creative.
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music wall in backyard as part of play area
Outdoor music wall idea
different textures framed for sensory garden wall
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Toddler Branch Stacker- This set is handmade of ash branches and is untreated. There are 15 stacking pieces to go on the poles - helpful for learning counting and more/less as well as developing fine motor skills. The base measures approximatey 4 - 5 inches in diameter and each stacking smaller piece is between one to two inches in diameter.
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natural wood stackers
ITEM: Fine Motor. Toddler Branch Stacker- This set is handmade of ash branches and is untreated. There are 15 stacking pieces to go on the poles - helpful for learning counting and more/less as well as developing fine motor skills. The base measures approximatey 4 - 5 inches in diameter and each stacking smaller piece is between one to two inches in diameter.
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Toddler branch stacker. Lovely way to store wood slices
Etsy list gifts for kids
Who says infants can't play outside? Check out this outdoor free play space...
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Outdoor play space
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Infants in outdoor space
Placing a bowl in the center of a tire is a great idea for a simple sensory tub for infants/toddlers
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Mud garden! that is outdoor classroom environment for children
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Developmental Checklists (Birth to age Five) Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources @so siu ki Inc. Resources.
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Developmental Checklists--gives both developmental milestones to look for AND red flags to guide parents when it is time to seek help. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.
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Filling customer orders task/donuts--I could make this into a work job type of thing....very functional....maybe use McDonald's foods or someplace we go for community skills.
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"Adaptive Tasks: April 2013-Another great vocational task to teach order taking and accuracy. I made a visual of several donuts as well as a list of names and what each person ordered. I used individual bags with corresponding names as order sheet for the student to put the donuts in. When student is finished you check them for accuracy."
Adaptive Tasks: April 2013: Filling Donut Orders task
50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out (2014 Edition)
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Make a river indoors! Baulkham hills early learning centre via Let the children play ≈≈
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Love this! Make a river indoors! Baulkham hills early learning centre via Let the children play ≈≈
This is a great resource from www.SquareTeacher.... There are 17 printable fact sheets on most common disabilities that anyone may find helpful whether you work in schools or health care settings.
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I'm definitely not an expert on disabilities students may have. So, I've been trying to find out more information. I've been looking for some good fact sheets about the most common disabilities; an...
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Common Disabilities Fact Sheets~
Are you having a hard time getting parents involved? You may want to consider some of these tips to remove barriers and begin building relationships.
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This site provides helpful tips for promoting parent involvement in areas that generally are lacking in that area. Parents have an important role is every aspect of development in a child, including education. It is important that we as teachers encourage their participation. Getting parents to be involved in high-poverty settings can be challenging. This site provides simple and brief ideas to help.
Having a good relationship with your student's parents can be helpful in the classroom. This article explains how teachers can improve parent engagement from families with poverty.
So great to hear of a school district ENGAGING parents and being responsive to the community's needs. Gives some good tips for parent engagement, especially if someone has never heard of it before.
Get ready for Storytime - Storytime Song
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Storytime Song, would be a great opening song!
Change "story time" to "music class"
Storytime Song or change to Circle time song
Perfect transition song for circle time!
awesome water and sand tables
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SAND AND WATER TABLES: Baby Washing
Washing babies (and baby clothes!) in the water table. This actually fits well under "dramatic play" too. What a great idea to incorporate clothes washing too. Apparently it attracted both girls and boys. From Tomsensori.
Dress up "closet" - use an old/cheap dresser & pull out all but the last drawer & top with a shelf..... Add some crown molding & paint!
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Dress Up "Closet" - Use and Old Dresser, Remove the Top Drawers to Add a Tension Rod, Add a Shelf to the Bottom, Add Crown Moulding, and Paint
Dress up "closet" (if I have a girl lol) - Use an old dresser. Pull out all the drawers except the last one. Add crown molding.
Dress up "closet" - use an old/cheap dresser & pull out all but the last drawer & top with a shelf..... Add some crown molding & paint! #kids #diy #dressup #closet
Dress up "closet" - use an old/cheap dresser & pull out all but the last drawer & top with a shelf..... Add some crown molding & paint! Perfect for my girls dress up princess dresses
Fine motor skills - POND OR FROG THEME - Parmesan Cheese container - put bugs in frog's mouth with tweezers
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Feeding the frog. Idea featured at Living Montessori Now Leap Year activities post from The Preschool Experiment (she has such a great Pond unit post). This is an empty parmesan cheese container. I glued two green pom-poms, two googly eyes and a piece of red felt." I'm going to have to use flies or something - no spiders (yuck).
POND OR FROG THEME - Parmesan Cheese container - put bugs in frog's mouth with tweezers (improves fine motor skills)
"Play is the highest form of research." ~ Albert Einstein
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Play is the highest form of research - Albert Einstein #quote
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"Play is the highest form of research." ~ Albert Einstein Cute quote for a boys nursery
Dramatic Play: It's Brain Smart! - Fairy Dust Teaching
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Reggio Inspired Dramatic play
There is research that has shown that pretend play coupled with literacy props increases a child’s understanding and awareness of environment print and the use of signs. For more inspiring play ideas: pinterest.com/... ≈ ≈
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Beautiful dramatic play space.
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Love the look of this dramatic play area!
Turn a simple side table into a children's stove with oven! IKEA Hackers