Outdoor Activities Blog Posts

15
Mar
2019
Little Dreamers’ Next Top Model

Little Dreamers’ Next Top Model

By admin on March 15, 2019 in Outdoor Activities Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

Lately the kids have been very into dress-up and fashion. After some insisting by the students, the teachers finally helped set up a fashion show outside, complete with mirrors, decorations, music, and of course lots of costumes. The kids chose outfits and accessories, asking each other and the teachers for assistance when needed, and had fun strutting their stuff and posing for the camera. Dressing up helps kids to foster their imaginations and better develop their sense of self.

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14
Mar
2019
Future Bakers!

Future Bakers!

By admin on March 14, 2019 in Outdoor Activities Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

Our kids love playing in the”Mud Kitchen”. This particular day the kids were making mud pies and cupcakes. They explored how the different molds and tools worked and shared the findings with their constituents. This type of creative play helps kids expand their imaginations, develop social skills, and improve their large and fine motor skills.

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8
Mar
2019
Stickers in the Art Garden

Stickers in the Art Garden

By admin on March 8, 2019 in Outdoor Activities Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

Today in our Art Garden area, the kids had fun playing with heart shaped stickers. They had to ask a teacher for stickers, peel the backing off, and remember to place all trash in a bin. Peeling the stickers can be quite tricky so this helped them to improve their dexterity and fine motor skills. Many communication skills were also used as the kids asked the teacher and their friends for assistance, and shared their art with others.

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6
Mar
2019
Project Runway at Little Dreamers

Project Runway at Little Dreamers

By admin on March 6, 2019 in Outdoor Activities Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

This week during outdoor playtime a group of children decided to play fashion designer. Pictured here is a team of children helping to construct a costume by rolling, folding, cutting, and taping paper. This activity is helping the kids to improve dexterity and develop fine motor skills. The children are also improving their communication and teamwork skills as the talk and work cooperatively to create their masterpiece.

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