Nature and shadow- what if we take out the paints and paint in the lines….?

Shadow play is an extension on light investigations that is encouraged in Reggio Emilia. This shadow of a tree is exploring the natural world

Rainbow Science for Kids: Homemade Spectroscope

Rainbow Science for Kids: Homemade Spectroscope

STEAM / STEM : Rainbow Science for Kids: Homemade Spectroscope using a paper towel roll (cardboard tube) and a CD Such a fun way to children to explore the light spectrum!

Actividades para Educación Infantil: EXPERIMENTO: ruedas para mezclar colores

Wow for the mini scientist. How to make your own colour spy glass out of card stock and coloured cellophane. I love this idea to teach colours. Great for light box play as well.

Montessori Inspired Counting

Montessori Inspired Counting

Gestures sketches of our classmates influenced by the artist Alberto Giacometti. Create foil statues

Super creative craft project for kids. Make aluminum foil sculptures and draw their shadows in the background. Tie to writing project. Videos of babies seeing shadows for first time

100 Activitats Taula de llum

100+ Light Table Activities

Over 100 light table activities for kids! Great ideas for playing on light tables, light panels, and light boxes as well as information about The Ultimate Light Table Guide.

this would be so cool on a smaller scale for a craft room, kids play area, or a science project!

Could use this idea for "creating fire" with the Fire triangle components --- Huntsville Museum of Art color wheels, on a small scale would demonstrate color mixing and color families.

Tutorial bloques con ventana

Tutorial bloques con ventana Window blocks using colored plastic (sometimes one can find file folders or envelopes made with this plastic - or color the plastic from food packaging)

Develop a Sense of Wonder - loose parts and shadows- uses patterns and shadows to create interest and curiosity in children

Extraordinary Classroom: The children test their theory- Shadows Move when the Sun Moves