Shredded Paper

We provide babies with opportunities to explore.  Open ended materials that we see everyday, are new items for infants.  Many of these materials offer our infants a first time experience to explore.

Imagine the fascination these babies have with a bucket full of shredded paper!  This is their first time to see it, touch it, and explore it.  What will they do?

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Playing with Paper

Paper is one material that is available is so many textures, sizes and colors.  It is the perfect material for infants to have endless fun.  They hold it, shake it, tear it, crumble it, make sounds with it, and anything else that they discover it might do.

Providing children with open ended materials that allow them to explore and discover new things is something that our school implements on a daily basis.  This is the key to fostering creativity in our children.

The children found huge pieces of brown paper on the floor in their room one day…….

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Exploring With All of Our Senses

Today we presented new sensory tubes made of bubble wrap for our infants. Inside of the tubes we included different sized bells to create an auditory experience and a variety of colored materials to create visual experience.

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Curiosity in the Classroom

The infants have been provided materials that are provoking their curiosity…..

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Play Time

We like to provide our children with new experiences that allow for them to discover and explore.  Ms. Maggie made a special little house for the children, and they enjoy hiding in it and finding all of the different surprises she places in the house for them. Continue reading

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