Two Materials and a Mirror

Two Materials and a Mirror

At the beginning of this provocation, I wondered how the children would approach the work. They started off slowly, but through experimentation and supporting each other, new discoveries were made about how materials can be used in ways different from what we think they are capable of.

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The Magna-Tile Exploration

The Magna-Tile Exploration

Whenever I think that the Magna-Tiles have been assembled in as many ways as humanly possible, I delight in seeing a new creation by the children, born by weaving and interchanging the Magna-Tiles in a form I would have never thought possible.

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Thinking About Environments

Thinking About Environments

Our environments are our professional calling cards.  In a field where parents and colleagues don’t see us during the day, our environments offer visible proof of our values and intentions towards children’s learning.  What does your early childhood environment say about your practice?

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