This post provides an easy introductory Montessori inspired activity to geometry for your preschoolers. Children are ripe for learning in preschool. They are build a foundation for abstract thinking early in their development. The best part is that this stuff is FUN for children and remarkably effective.

Math for Kids

Math for Kids-Introduction to Geometry for preschoolers. The foundation for math learning begins much earlier that we realize. Playing creatively with shapes and patterns does more than you can imagine for later math skills

Garden sensory tub for #preschool #ece

The Tale of Peter Rabbit: A Garden Sensory Tub - using the garden preschool pack from homeschool creations for plant cards

Math - For sensory recognition, make a homemade light box for adding a new sensory dimension to play - can tape shapes to bottom of lid, so children can trace and paint at the same time

Lightbox activities (I made my own with an underbed storage box & some christmas lights!

Alphabet activities: ABC nature walk - National Early Childhood Educational Activities |   Children could help form letters from items found in nature.

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nature abc - go on a nature walk and create letters of the alphabet using found objects. Document through photos to create a unique class alphabet book - maybe it can be adapted to "found poetry".

Muffin Liner Flowers - KinderArt Littles, Preschool, Daycare and Early Childhood Education Activities and Lessons

Preschool and Daycare Activities: Early Childhood Education: Themes, Crafts and More to give Toddlers a Head Start

Early childhood is when we develop our core dispositions — the habits of thinking that shape how we live. This book shows how educators can nurture empathy, an ecological consciousness, curiosity, collaboration, and activism in young children. It invites readers to rethink early childhood education, reminding them that it is inseparable from social justice and ecological education.

Rethinking Early Childhood Education is alive with the conviction that teaching young children involves values and vision

10 great ideas for outdoor classrooms!

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Back yard learning centers: 10 ideas for outdoor classrooms. This also works in the water bin using an ice cube tray

Outdoor art 101: how do I make a sand painting craft? - National Early Childhood Educational Activities |

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