portable road for toy cars

And Next Comes L: Magnetic Roads (This is their awesome car version of our portable train set...how cool!!! Love the addition of magnets!)

Texture Touch Boxes for Science Center in Preschool and Kindergarten. A fun, hand-on way for kids to feel different textures and describe.

car play

Free Online Piano Lessons For Kids - Welcome

Outer Space theme Ideas for PreK & Kindergarten from Fun in PreK-1! Includes ideas for dramatic play, art, math and literacy centers, and a freebie!

15 discovery boxes for toddlers and preschoolers

Chicken Small World Play

Magnets on bottom so they don't come out easily...LOVE it

Finger Twister Game - $4.99 // I bet you could easily make this for a simple party favor. Or for tables for guest to play with while waiting for food.

Small World Play Construction SIte

Driving a toy car on Road Letters, getting to know letters/ prewriting practice.

You fill these baskets with different things from around the house. Then let your little one search through everything. You can explain the texture and what it is to them and other things as they explore. I think this is a great idea to get the little one learning new things.

This website has the most amazing pics of their school in action. Brilliant provocations! Loose parts! Imagination! Learning through play! SO INSPIRING!!!!

Why didn't I think of this!! Notebook to place all the kiddos special drawings they give you. Then the other students can see read them in the library area. Love this!!!!!

Homemade edible finger paint

YES! Make a homemade road-way for hours of imaginative play on the go, from a recycled cardboard box!

Celebrate Every Day With Me: DIY Project for Your Train-Loving, Car-Racing Kid

frog pond small world play / One Perfect Day

31days of Sensory Play a lot of the ideas are perfect to adapt for babies and very young toddlers

GREAT IDEA for measuring! Love it! And we could have these in the small world play too!