Group Art Activity, "Tennis Ball Painting" (from Art & Creativity in Early Childhood Education)
telling time. Did this today and it was amazing!!! Used sidewalk chalk outside and then gave blank circles for kids to make their own clock and played guess the time where students had to write the time their classmates were positioned in.
Corkboard Connections: Cooperative Learning - More Than Group Work - Learn the difference between cooperative learning and group work, as well as strategies for fostering effective team discussions.
From the Let the Children Play Facebook
Use chalk to count and sort items found outdoors.
A great way to explain the benefits of gardening in early childhood environments. Found on early childhood blog "let the children play".
Outdoor balance scale - Explorations Early Learning ≈≈
One of these could be made using everyday items, or adapting what we have - great for the back space up the back near the camping area, sand pit or dirt pit......Tick tick tick... lots of ideas here......
let the children play: When I Play Outside I Am Learning....
A Classroom With No Walls: The Power of Outdoor Learning By: Linda McGurk via Rain or Shine Mamma