Creative Arts Area and Gallery for Kids - The Imagination Tree
Make a creative art space and art gallery in your home or classroom for independent art explorations and for a place that the kids can call their own!
Welcome to a New Year of Kindergarten: A Tour of Important Areas of Our Room
After a long hiatus from blogging, I am back! First I want to welcome all the new parents to our blog! Because there will not be much in the way of worksheets coming home to show you what we do each day, this will be the place where you can see the amazing things and the learning that goes on here in Kindergarten! I want to start out by showing you some areas in our room and explaining to you why they are so important for your child's learning experience. Here is a glance at our environment…
Simplifying Our PlaySpace..
“Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.” ~John Maeda, The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life. So…I went and did a thing. I spe…
Creating an Irresistible Classroom
I have posted a lot recently on my philosophy of teaching and our exploration of complete child-led learning (still going amazingly well by the way – updates coming soon!) The other side of t…
what does an indoor / outdoor preschool program look like?
A blog about preschool, play, early childhood education, learning outdoors, play outdoors, children and nature, play activities, kindergarten
Designing Spaces for Children: Transparency - Playful Learning
Inspiring tips on incorporating transparency when designing learning spaces for the children in our lives…
HOW TO SET UP A PRESCHOOL CLASSROOM
Wondering how to set up a preschool classroom? Take a virtual tour of 7 different early childhood centers!