Have you ever witnessed two children argue over “make-believe spilled coffee?” I will never forget the first time I saw this happen in the dramatic play area in the classroom. Here’s a way to take advantage of the fact that … Continue reading
Category Archives: Investigations
Video 26: Kids, Camera, Action!
Have you ever noticed something “new”on a path you regularly follow – your commute, the walk to the mailbox, to the store, etc – only to realize that it’s been there all along?
We are back from our summer break and can’t wait to post videos again – the first one goes online tomorrow.
Stay tuned and enjoy the rest of your summer!
Video 26: Tall Painting, Tall Town – Part 2.
We never realized how deep this project would get but the children reached a variety of levels in understanding how communities develop and grow. ∞ For more, click on “Read the rest of this entry” below ∞
Video 25: Tall Painting, Tall Town – Part 1.
There is more to dripping paint than meets the eye… ∞ For more, click on the link below ∞
Video 24: Water Engineers – Water Study!
Everything seems to be turning into engineering in our house these days: Lego engineering, paper engineering (pop-up books, scenes and sets for their stop motion mini-movies), and water engineering. This water contraption has been a favorite for a long while … Continue reading
Video 23: Bubbles!
And lots of it! ∞ Find our recipe inside this post ∞
Video 22: When Life Gives You Rain…
…make rain gauges! Or go puddle jumping, ripple counting, and grass smelling. ∞ Peek inside for a separate clip on how to make the rain gauge you see in this video ∞
Video 21: Brick by Brick – Part 3.
Blocks from the recycle bin – we love this idea! ∞ Read the rest of this post for more ideas ∞
Video 20: Brick by Brick – Part 2.
Back to building and this time with add-ons to make things more exciting as well. [Look inside this post for the benefits of this type of play].