These Light learning Tessellations were a hit at a conference in BC I was at with Quality Classrooms. Check them out here: http://www.qualityclassrooms.com/light-learning-tessellations.html
So you may expect the following information to show a geoboard being used in the traditional way with elastic bands. Apparently that was not as appealing to my grade 2 daughter as these beautiful counters and beads: I did leave out rubber bands but they were ignored. Instead the counters and beads seemed to be more... Continue Reading →
The Light Cube is a wonderfully versatile light source. It can be used in many different ways including as a light table. Here it is shown as a light inside a reading fort.
Interested in learning more about the light cube? Check it out here: http://www.qualityclassrooms.com/light-cube.html
Look at this great resource! So as you probably know if you are a regular reader, I am a big fan of light tables. Adding light to an activity, brightens everything, including my attention span! This was the first time we tried out this resource, the First Look Light Table Kit so I laid it all... Continue Reading →
All that gorgeous fruit from the Avalanche Fruit stand was just asking to be used in other ways. One of the ways we played with it was sorting by colour on the light table. The Invitation: Fruit from the Avalanche Fruit Stand Easy Grip Tweezers First Look Light Table coloured (paper to match the fruit)... Continue Reading →
I loved using invitations to play with my children. Sometimes these invitations are independent and others I join in on. In this case, joining Rose allows me to spend a few minutes one on one between chores. I focus totally on her and ignore the chaos for a quick break. We used: Transparent chips Light... Continue Reading →