Nature Based Preschool

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Ideas on play, activities, creative time, resources, equipment, set up, philosophy for a nature based preschool

Katherine Lockett-Clark

DIY Tree House for Small World Play - Little Lifelong Learners

Read how we made our DIY tree house for small world play featuring DIY fairy furniture, fences, trees, bridges and ladders! Perfect for Waldorf, Reggio inspired play using chopping boards and cutting boards from Kmart and IKEA. This is a super easy play hack for children!

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Top 40 Examples for Handmade Paper Events - Everything About Kindergarten

Handmade papers are a4-size paper that consists of various colors such as yellow, red, green, and blue, available from stationery. We have included pictures in our gallery of 40 most beautiful example

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10 Fall Activities For Preschoolers

Keep your toddlers busy this fall with these awesome fall activities for preschoolers. These sensory activities will keep them learning and having fun.

I would love to add this to our outdoor area. Its a mud kitchen. The children love to play in the mud and this is a great place for them to do so but in a more controlled setting.

I would love to add this to our outdoor area. Its a mud kitchen. The children love to play in the mud and this is a great place for them to do so but in a more controlled setting.

Lovely for your new class. If anyone knows the origin please post the link. I'd love to give them the credit.

Classroom Doors - Be All You Can... (Picture Heavy Post)

Lovely for your new class. If anyone knows the origin please post the link. I'd love to give them the credit.

let the children play: seating in the preschool outdoor environment

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Tree Activities for Kids

Tree Activities for Kids

This collection of tree activities for kids is full of hands-on ways to learn about trees for kids to go along with Earth Day, Arbor Day, or a tree theme. It includes tree science activities, tree crafts, tree art ideas, parts of a tree, lesson plans and more for your tree theme.

This would be a great way to use all the play food product I purchased for them.

DIY PVC Children's Grocery Store {Tutorial} | Tauni Everett

This would be a great way to use all the play food product I purchased for them.

Funnels, tubes, and colored rice - how fun!
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Sensory Play with a Funnels and Tubes Pegboard - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Vinyl tubing, funnels, and a pegboard make a GREAT sensory play station! Owen (4.5) and Jonathan (2) adore any type of sensory play. Pouring, scooping, digging – they love it all. We recently made a pegboard with funnels and tubes for pouring rice, and it has been an absolute hit! Aidan (age 10) helped me […]

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let the children play: 20 Playful Ideas for using Pallets at Preschool
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Mud kitchen - love the pallets used for the flooring, great way to keep the floor tidy, as it can be swept up (another great life lesson.)

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Mud kitchen - love the pallets used for the flooring, great way to keep the floor tidy, as it can be swept up (another great life lesson.)

Strawberry planter

Strawberry planter

Simple play boat

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How to put together a kids' tinker space on a zero dollar budget.

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Things to explore from Stomping in the Mud

Month End Snapshots - October 2013

Rolly Polly Bugs! (Pill Bugs) On this day we threw some leaves into the creek and followed them as they floated down stream. There are no salmon yet, but we hope to see some soon! We read The Great Big Enormous Turnip and then tried some real turnip...yummy! On our forest walk we found these three mushrooms. We didn't know that slugs like to eat mushrooms. The following three pictures were taken of the same mushrooms over the next three weeks. We observed that they grew and then started to…