Ayla would love to have one of these for her crayons/ colored pencils/ markers. I'm thinking with colored cups that she can paint herself :) Use a wine rack and large cups to store markers, colored pencils. for paint markers and such.
For Cinco de Mayo in Kdg. - Plastic egg maracas - plastic easter eggs, fill them with what you want (candy, beans, etc.) 2 plastic spoons, wrap in colorful duct tape or plain masking tape and hand decorate.
Incorporate art into writing (poetry): Students can even pick a page from their favourite book as an inspiration. Book page poetry is really neat and a great way to show creativity with older kids. This is an interesting way to teach poetry.
Fairy Tale Storytelling Basket - The Imagination Tree. Create a story basket full of storytelling props to retell favorite fairy tales together in a playful way! So easy to set up and beneficial for so many strands of early literacy development.
What a great positive group activity! Have one person sit on a chair in front of a white board while the others wrote a positive phrase about them. Take a picture to give to each person. A very creative and positive group activity.
Cool science experiment with Marshmallow. Children liked to explore the science of these sticky, spongy sweets marshmallows. They can learn about sink or float and chemical reactions of marshmallow with different liquids.
Earth and Space Science Daily and Seasonal Changes Have the students create their own sun dials. They can tell time from the sun and learn how people told time back in the day. you can also tie this into a social studies lesson dealing with with any cu
Any time we're getting bored with the layout, I may draw from here. good reminders/sparks for ways to arrange the room! Classroom layout as an extension of learning - designing desks and rooms to aid teaching, differentiation, and creativity