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Sensory Rich Experiences

Collection by Kakapo & Kiwi's Team

Kakapo & Kiwi's Team
Gather seed pods (or other natural items) as nature's stampers to make fun impressions in play dough. Fun sensory art activity for toddlers and preschoolers (and mums!) ~ Danya Banya diy natural playgrounds Nature's Stampers: Impressions in play dough Fun Activities For Toddlers, Nature Activities, Forest School Activities, Childcare Activities, Naidoc Week Activities, Nature Based Preschool, Process Art Preschool, Childcare Environments, Preschool Curriculum

Nature's Stampers: Impressions in play dough – Danya Banya

Use found natural items as nature's stampers to make fun impressions in play dough.

place to mix and smash plants and water, needs only a few bowls and a stick, but is a great place to learn about how things change and sense of capability. medicine making - Stomping in the Mud Reggio Emilia, Nature Activities, Preschool Activities, Summer Activities, Outdoor Play Spaces, Mud Kitchen, Outdoor Classroom, Outdoor Learning, Forest School

Stomping in the Mud

Thanks everyone for your support over the past four years. Stomping will be closed for the 2015/2016 school year. Check back for an update in the spring for our September 2016 plans. We hope you have a wonderful summer. Thanks for Stomping by!

Natural Loose Parts provocation for creating or storytelling from Stomping in the Mud! Natural Loose Parts provocation for creating or storytelling from Stomping in the Mud! Reggio Classroom, Outdoor Classroom, Play Based Learning, Early Learning, Nature Activities, Preschool Activities, Preschool Homework, Micro Creche, Tree Study

Having loose parts from nature organized onto a light-coloured table. Children can create their own forest or do storytelling. Various ways to explore.

LUDIC PLAY: "Rock garden for our dinosaurs and lizards"- This Little Family Daycare Outdoor Learning Spaces, Kids Outdoor Play, Outdoor Play Areas, Backyard Play, Backyard For Kids, Outdoor Fun, Play Yard, Outdoor Ideas, Natural Playground

This Little Homeschool Family

This Little Homeschool Family added 9 new photos to the album: Outdoor Spaces.

Exploring Spices and play dough :: Open ended Reggio Activity for toddlers and preschoolers :: Waldorf Winter Curriculum :: Animals in Winter :: Tracks in the Snow :: From A Life Sustained Reggio Classroom, Toddler Classroom, Toddler Preschool, Toddler Games, Outdoor Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Early Learning


Ever since this moment when Silas discovered the spice cabinet (which was in a bottom cabinet) and dumped out an entire jar of cream of tartar, my collection of spices has been haphazardly re-homed wherever they could fit in the cabinets that are not within his reach. During last week's cold snap when we really couldn't leave the house, I took the opportunity to organize and purge my stash. Silas helped and we put together a little play dough and spice exploration for him. We started by…

What to do with Extra Herbs from your Garden - Crafts & Activities for Kids - Easy, Fun & Free Things to Do With Kids Eyfs Activities, Nursery Activities, Spring Activities, Craft Activities For Kids, Activity Ideas, Indoor Activities, Family Activities, Water Tray, Sand Tray

What to do with Extra Herbs from your Garden — Local fun for kids

I have more herbs in my garden that I know what to do with. So, I decided to make a cool herbal bath. It's really pretty and smells amazing! Looking at these photos, it almost looks like something that is too elegant to share with the kids. But, my kids loved

Icy Suncatcher- Fun nature craft geared towards children. A treasure hunt for the natural materials needed for this project precedes the craft portion. Forest School Activities, Nature Activities, Winter Activities, Activities For Kids, Outdoor Activities, Winter Crafts For Kids, Winter Fun, Winter Theme, Art For Kids

Mama's Little Muse

Mom and son exploring the days together with arts and crafts, cooking, science and adventure.

Sorting Beans - Autumn Montessori Preschool Activity at Home Montessori Trays, Montessori Homeschool, Montessori Classroom, Montessori Toddler, Montessori Materials, Montessori Activities, Preschool Math, Educational Activities, Toddler Activities

Counting Coconuts

I heart my new button turkey! He's so cute! I can't wait to introduce him to James! I love exclamation points! :) This lil' bird will be a great learning tool to teach James how to button. And bonus - the buttons and feathers create a color matching game! This was fun and easy to make and I finished it in about 2 hours (sewn by hand). I first found the idea on Itty Bitty Love, but I've also seen it on My Montessori Journey (two of my fav blogs!). I didn't follow an actual pattern to make it…

Coconut Play Dough & Wooden Buttons - Scented and Textured Play Dough for Sensory Play Play Based Learning, Early Learning, Fun Learning, Playdough Activities, Toddler Activities, Motor Activities, Messy Play, Toddler Play, Sensory Play

Coconut Play Dough & Wooden Buttons

Coconut Play dough Invitation to learn. It is a great activity for kids to explore their creativity and imagination as they create freely using simple props in an open-ended and unstructured way.

Stomping in the Mud: Random Spring 2013 Snapshots Reggio Classroom, Outdoor Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Reggio Emilia, Outdoor Learning Spaces, Play Spaces, Heuristic Play

Random Spring 2013 Snapshots

Stomping in the Mud Playgroup starts back on September 4th & 5th. We are looking forward to another year of stomping adventures...stay ...

Whole spices for a SCENTsory exploration. Good for practical life works. Sensory Tubs, Sensory Bottles, Sensory Play, Activities For Boys, Sensory Activities, Montessori Practical Life, Inspired Learning, Nature Table, Food Themes

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Whole spices for a SCENTsory exploration