AMAZING lava lamp sensory bags. These are easy to make and allow kids to explore in a variety of ways. Learn colors, explore the Science of liquids, create fun works of art, and engage in sensory play in a mess free way. There is no clean up with these and the FUN never ends.
Trains travel throughout the length of Italy. Some larger cites that might want to be explored include Milan, Brescia, Padua, Verona, Genoa, Trieste, and Rome; in southern Italy there is train service in Palermo, Reggio di Calabria, Naples, Brindisi and much more. A rail pass will take the traveler to cites that they might not see otherwise.
Make a fun posting box resource for early counting and sorting skills with the added benefit of fine motor practise and problem solving too! The enduring appeal of dropping and posting through holes will make this a real favourite game with toddlers to school age kids, with possibilities to extend the learning for the older...Read More »
beautiful learning spaces in reggio emilia inspired preschools We place enormous value on the role of the environment as a motivating and animating force in creating spaces for relations, options, and emotional and cognitive situations that produce a sense of well-being and security. Loris Malaguzzi, Reggio Emilia Italy.
Digital Documentation: Making Teaching and Learning Visible
very informative post on the different learning styles of children: Auditory/Verbal, Visual/Spatial (or Reading), Tactile/Kinesthetic (or Active), Analytic/Sequential, Global/Intuitive, Reflective/Sensing
Observing Children . This is an excellent article that explains why it is so important to observe children to help you plan for their learning. It is somewhat lengthy and has video clips in it to show you examples. But most importantly I want you to pay attention to the first few paragraphs.