Light Table Letter Match
About a year ago I started noticing other bloggers' posts on using light tables with kids. Although they make light tables specifically for kids, I was inspired to ask on our town e-mail list if a former photographer had a table they would be willing to sell of give away. I was pretty excited when someone responded with a homemade one as it seemed perfect for using with kids. We started exploring it just after the winter holidays, when the early evenings were dark and we needed something to…
"L" Week is Lovely!
When I think of all the different activities we do, I am pretty sure that "L" week is one of my favorites! I know I say that a lot, but we always seem to have so much fun. Let me show you some of the highlights of our week . . . Our friend, Larry the Leaping Lizard, was a huge hit! Besides being fun to put together, we used our fingerprints to make the little purple dots on his body. The best part was getting to leap like a lizard all day long. Another fun surprise for the week was our…
Our Space Inquiry
The kids have been asking a lot of questions about space. I started out by setting out some invitations to learn around the room for them to explore the Earth and the moon during Thinking, Learning and Dicovering Time, inviting them to look closer and document what they noticed. We looked closer at maps and the kids created their own maps of a community complete with symbols, a key, and a rose compass. They kept asking what the earth was made of so we investigated the inside of the earth and…
Collages on the light table
Sometimes Graham and Parker like to make collages of their light table toys. Here are some fun examples!! Sometimes they turn out so pretty!! Hope you all enjoy seeing them!
Children's Play X-Rays that can be printed at home!
These Children's Play X-Rays are perfect for kids interested in skeletons! Includes 9 play x-rays that can be printed on vellum and enjoyed!