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Materials: Loose Parts

As the JK children begin to explore ‘Materials’, Mrs. Black recalled a significant book by Cathy Weisman Topal and Lella Gandini (1999), who wrote Beautiful Stuff: Children Learning with Found Materials. This book...


Exploring Metal in SK

As with any inquiry, new materials were placed in a learning space for the children to explore freely.  When new materials are offered, there is time given for the children to 'Mess About',...


Connecting Inquiry

From a Google question ‘Connecting Science Inquiry and Science Fairs’, an important site entitled ‘Just Science Now’ intrigued us immensely.  As we read further, we recognized that we could connect our own JK Science Inquiry...