Maths Investigation Area for Open-Ended Learning

Set up a specific area for playful maths investigations at home or in the classroom, to encourage plenty of open-ended play and self-directed learning with a range of inviting materials.

Maths investigation area

This post is part of an ongoing series called Exploring Reggio, in which we

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Mixing Textures into Paint

Set up an investigative art experiment mixing textures into paint to see what effect each one creates! A lovely hands-on, multi-sensory art activity for everyone to enjoy.Mixing textures into paints

Welcome to the next in our on-going series of Exploring Reggio , where we look at the ideas of Reggio

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Exploring Shapes and Patterns on a Mirror Box

Make a DIY mirror box for exploring with shapes and symmetrical pattern-making in a creative maths activity!Playing with shapes and symmetry on a mirror box

Welcome to the first in our new series about Exploring Reggio philosophies and ideas. This is a bi-weekly, on-going series being published

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Exploring Reggio: An Introduction

I’m thrilled to be starting a new bi-monthly series with some talented fellow-bloggers, about Reggio Emilia, a much-loved educational theory. Many proponents of play-based learning and child-centred educators may discover that Reggio principles are already at the core of so much of what we do when aiding children in their individual learning journeys.  I can’t wait for

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