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.
Reggio Emilia inspired light table play from Play at Home Mom
Ideas for playing and creating with Rocks at My Nearest and Dearest. Post includes 2 play invitations as well as links and ideas for more play, learning, and creativity with rocks.
Great post a must read for preschool teachers!How to set up a proper play environment- Make it appealing, engaging, challenging,hands-on, curious,colorful surprising, tempting, obvious, creative, real, fun, ready, interesting, and open ended!
Small scent jar sensorial activity for young toddlers. Montessori Inspired Scent Jars - www.mamashappyhive.com.jpg
Artifact Globes! Great way to let infants and toddlers experience nature indoors. I am totally going to use these for my classroom. And I can change them as often as I want for the themes.
Beautiful display and invitation to create with natural materials
Natural materials for light table...contact paper and masking tape
CD cases used to display natural materials
beautiful natural materials in the classroom