This week we've been discussing emotions and feelings. To help the children understand their emotions, I painted 'feelings stones' and set up this lovely table, where the children can recreate their own faces - or any silly face they like!
making faces with painted rocks, image via Leesa's House Family Day Care https://www.facebook.com/leesashouse/photos/pb.570587026374698.-2207520000.1431827678./630994660333934/?type=3&theater
Water play A great water activity board - maybe someone's talented parent or grandparent could make one for your centre?
How to build an outdoor musical wall for kids
Want your little kids to explore and be more active outdoors? Then you've got to give them something that's really fun and entertaining, like this DIY outdoor music wall! http://diyprojects.ideas2live4.com/2016/01/26/how-to-build-an-outdoor-musical-wall-for-kids/ There are many ways to create an outdoor music or sound wall, and it's a very inexpensive project too! Do you think your kids will love this idea?
Alphabet museum: Inspired by Montessori alphabet boxes. Imagine the buzz when your students come into the classroomroom and discover a new item in the museum, or two items that have switched places overnight . excitement in learning!
Every child decorates a stone and then adds a weatherproofing varnish. What an amazingly welcoming display! School counselors - could make it a great lesson on diversity & add stones to our school garden