Learn how to make a forest small world using loose parts and natural materials plus find out how you can get a set of forest animal model printables to play with. We’ll talk about how to use small worlds as a science activity, and how small world play develops language skills.
Here’s an great idea for some pretend play with ice – make the South Pole! It’s lots of fun, and an excellent way to enrich learning.
Antarctic penguin pretend play with ice [Read more…]
This Goldilocks and the Three Bears free printable set is perfect for storytelling. You can use these ideas to explore this classic tale through imaginative play, and to develop sequencing skills and math concepts.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears free printable storytelling kit [Read more…]
This lesson on how to fold a paper house offers a printable folding guide. The Halloween house makes a super decoration, and use you also use it as a Halloween play set or a social story for Halloween trick-or-treating etiquette.
How to make a paper house with printable folding guide
Download the Play Academy’s ready-made Small Worlds thematic unit and you’ll be ready to lead a week of activities that boost your children’s play, imagination, language and storytelling skills.
Ready-made Small Worlds thematic unit lesson plans[Read more…]
Make this fantastic outer space small world for space-themed imaginary play.