The science center in my classroom is always a busy place. Students can observe, experiment, create, construct, classify, compare, and qu...

How to set up the Science Center in your Early Childhood Classroom

Love this idea! Build a bug activity. To use with our microscope bug slides in spring!

Explore Insect Compositions with tangible materials, reference books and Reggio-inspired setting. (via Imagine Learning Center)

Magnetic sorting investigation.

(Pin N) Magnetic sorting investigation- children can explore ideas engaging with and co-constructing meaning through play- based learning. Children resource their own learning through connecting with material and exploring ideas and theories through play.

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Autumn Investigation Area, another nice idea, could adapt this with feely bags on the display.

A great way to make a science area visually pleasing or to effectively place natural materials for the children to use. Looks very inviting and interesting!

A great way to make a science area visually pleasing or to effectively place natural materials for the children to use.

Smelling Bottles- I love this... always the most difficult sense to include

Smelling Sensory Bottles Free Printable Labels

5 senses theme - DIY smelling bottles made from spice containers with a cotton ball and a few drops of cooking extracts or essential oils.

Cool idea for a science station for strong and stable structures

Cool idea for a block station to show them what they can build and to post pics of cool things they or other students have built!

Nature Inspired Sensory Bottles can be used for safe no mess safe sensory play, a teaching aid, a time out tool, and to help children (and adults) calm down and unwind. They are also the perfect way for babies and toddlers to safely investigate natural it

Nature Inspired Sensory Bottles

Nature Inspired Sensory Bottles can be used for safe no mess safe sensory play, a teaching aid, a time out tool, and to help children (and adults) calm down and unwind. They are also the perfect way for babies and toddlers to safely investigate natural it

Investigation station idea-use hands to feel what's in each box and try to match the picture with each box- stick on with Velcro

Teach with Trash: Tissue Box Science It would be a good idea to use these as mystery boxes. Place six items in boxes and have them guess what the objects are or what they may all have in common. Could be used to introduce a new unit or book.

understand place value in EYFS. But, for preschool, simply measuring the distance traveled. closest to the tube, furthest, etc.

MEASUREMENT understand place value in EYFS. But, for preschool, simply measuring the distance traveled. closest to the tube, furthest, etc.

New technology area! My favourite addition is pastry brushes for 'painting' on the smart board.

New technology area! My favourite addition is pastry brushes for & on the smart board.

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