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🌈🌿🦒🦘🦓 Exploring Noah's Ark and Rainbows 🦓🦘🦒🌿🌈
Miss Catriona writes “We wanted to extend on all the activities we have done with the children during our exploration of learning on Noahs Ark.
We decided to make a huge sensory tray filled with some of the animals that were on the ark, eggshells filled with colourful bi-carb powder and then introduced lots of utensils to encourage spooning, mixing, and transferring.
It was a very calm and soothing experience. It was wonderful for us as educators to see the joy the children got from this activity. The activity also gave us opportunities to mentor one of the younger children and help strengthen the relationships between educators and children.
Towards the end of the experience, we had a big mixture of all the colours. This represented a rainbow after the storm had passed.
A calming experience like this helps with children’s concentration length. It is evident how much they enjoy these sensory experiences. They stayed at the tray for a long time. The tray was very visually appealing. Children need to be surrounded by beautiful natural environments. ... See MoreSee Less
Miss Catriona writes; Every day we try to bring in as much of the natural world as we can and involve our children in the whole process. They’ve helped to collect the leaves while on our nature walks and the animals that were used in this matching experience. The children got to observe the making of the experience as we used the printer to copy our 3D materials into 1D. Children need to see how modern technology works and the advantages of using it. Miss Marliana put the experience together and when the children woke up, we went outside to explore it. We were very excited to see that the children understood what to do and then we observed the children collaborating together to assist each other. This is a very age appropriate matching experience and links in beautifully with Noah’s Ark. ... See MoreSee Less
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Top clever. I never thought about doing something like this. Thanks for sharing ❤
So sweet ❤️
The most important part of our work in the office!!
Omg I just saw this before and was going to share it! Love it!
It's 2D - has length and width - not 1D but a fun idea!
Love it! Amanda Bullen your age group 😉
Katrina Moore we need to do this as an extention 😍😍😍
Alexandra Plummer the printer idea is cool!
Emma-Jayne Georgiou how cool is this
Catt Webb + Pamela Webb could be nice for toddlers 😊 xx
Stefania Luongo would be good for your room!
Our new group inquiry in Kindy 2 is learning about motion, this has come from the children's interest and curiosity in our marble race equipment.
After some research we discovered the lego marble runs and we decided we would try to construct our own. There was some trial and error as we experimented with how far apart the lego pieces needed to be to allow the marble to pass through, but we got there with gaps of three. This video shows a demonstration of the finished product. ... See MoreSee Less
We need to make one of this , so clever :)))