All you need is a box

We spent quite a bit of time exploring different ways you can use a box in our classroom.  Of course, if you haven't read the book "Not a Box" by Antoinette Portis then you might not understand that any box you may have around is really not a box... "Not a Box" by Antoinette Portis is a simply illustrated book about using one's imagination to consider what else a box could be... I started collecting [...]

Turn a box into toddler fun

My plan was to decorate this box and make it really cool like this one here. But as much as I liked the idea of making a cool oven Wy  had other plans. Wy was all about the play! In and Out went Wy And Open and Shut went the "doors" Since the doors were what Wy loved most... we cut a few doors and windows out. And played a little peek-a-boo! While Wy climbed [...]

By | July 11th, 2010|Categories: motor skills, Physical Development, The Value of Play|Tags: , , |7 Comments