...how a former teacher and her two little ones do preschool at home!
Former elementary and reading teacher doing preschool homeschool style with my own little ones. We share arts and crafts, educational activities, play and sensory ideas, free printables, book recommendations, product reviews, holiday activities, parenting tips, and more! Perfect for parents, grandparents, daycare providers, homeschoolers, and elementary school and Sunday school teachers!
Using Loose Parts for Play. Learning Naturally
“Have you ever noticed that if you leave old junk lying around, kids will almost inevitably play with it? Whether it be old cardboard boxes, wooden pallets, pieces of wood, old tires [sic], bits of rope or string, kids will use their imagination and ingenuity to make something. This may make your garden look like a junkyard sometimes, but the experience for the kids is invaluable and it will keep them occupied for hours. Don't try and direct the kids in their play, just let them get on with…
Childcare playspace design response to population density changes
With a greater development of Australian inner city areas I have noticed an increased trend to integrate childcare centres, including the playspace, within the new residential/commercial complexes, both usually above ground level. I understand that the creation of indoor playspaces may be paramount in areas of the world that experience extreme temperature variations but this is an emergent and challenging trend in Australian childcare design. Challenging and rewarding in that I have been…
10 Inspiring Art Studios for Kids - Meri Cherry
Yesterday my husband and I cruised the streets of San Fernando Valley in search of an art studio space to lease. We are looking for a beautiful slice of heaven tucked in some sweet unexpected spot with high ceilings, an inexpensive price tag and some crazy amazing natural light! (positive thinking people!!!) Just a place I can make into […]
Community Playthings | High Quality Furniture for Child Care, Preschool, & Montessori Classrooms
Community Playthings creates high quality furniture and equipment for childcare, preschool, and Montessori classrooms. Children deserve the best.
Ambientes en Educación Infantil y Primaria I - Aprendiendo matemáticas
¿Ya sabes cuáles son las ventajas de los ambientes educativos para las escuelas y las casas? Se trata de adaptarlo a las necesidades educativas.
Todo lo que debes saber sobre los ambientes educativos | De mi casa al mundo
Hace dos años tuve la suerte de trabajar en una escuela pública que trabaja por ambientes preparados en la etapa de infantil (te lo conté aquí y te presenté otras muchas escuelas públic
Cómo diseñar espacios de aprendizaje | De mi casa al mundo
¿Cómo diseñar espacios de aprendizaje? ¿Qué hay que tener en cuenta a la hora de organizar ambientes preparados? Turquesa ha investigado mucho sobre ello y hoy nos lo cuenta...En un artículo