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Natural Climbing Structures - Infinite Playgrounds

Squishy Snow Sensory Activity for Preschool Kids - Coffee Cups and Crayons

Using the environment as the third teacher: Transparencies, permanent black markers and the classroom window, made for a perfect provocation to entice the children. There is a lot to see on a rainy day! Note the documentation printed onto a transparency and posted.

Inviting students to document their learning.

Take home bag activity

Inspired by a thoughtful comment | Technology Rich Inquiry Based Research

Inspired by a thoughtful comment

Ask children what they are thinking!

Display art in the window with plastic document sleeves

let the children play: When I Play Outside I Am Learning....

let the children play: When I Play Outside I Am Learning....

compost in a bottle- good for an ongoing science experiment. I think this is great to do weeks before you plant in your classroom because you can use the soil your kiddos help make!

Authentic!! Composting display: this board was created to show the children (and anyone who comes into our classroom) how learning took place regarding this topic.**Designate a display area in my room for this kind of work..khs

Twigs & glass nuggets on the light table - from Inquiring Minds Richland Academy (",)

Developmental Stages of Block Play

Value of Inquiry

Trust the learner!

  • Holly Fader
    Holly Fader

    Lol, I was totally going to share this link and tag you in it. But then I saw you pinned it! Haha

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift

Power of Play « Steve McCurry's Blog This blog is full of beautiful and powerful images of PLAY!

Power of Play | Steve McCurry's Blog

Amazing website for inquiry based learning

projects vs project based learning

Early Literacy

The Cycle of Inquiry System

ISSUU - Planning Environments and Materials That Respond to Young Children's Lively Minds by NAEYC

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Tools and Representations of Looking Closely | Looking Closely Collaboration

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