How to set up the science center (with freebies) in your early childhood classroom.

How to set up the science center (with freebies) in a preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten. Plus FREEBIES (posters, charts, and discovery pages)

Setting Up a Science Center in Your Early Childhood Classroom (from Pocket of Preschool)

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

Provocations in learning: drawing children in. I like the idea of having a science center of just materials set out for exploring, no instructions or activities outlined.

Provocations in learning: drawing children in with a science center of just materials set out for exploring, no instructions or activities outlined. Add a related quote at top to inspire inquiry.

Investigation Area - shell exploration

Investigation Area - shell exploration Uses a book for inspiration. Can do this for any of the books that fit with metacognition.

Painting stones with water...great set-up on the science area table for a few days

Stones & Water

Painting stones with water.great set-up on the science area table for a few days. Could also put this in our outdoor area, so the stones can become part of the zen garden!

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.

Materials and their properties | Foundation, Prep and Kindergarten Science Unit | Includes posters, printables and hands-on activity ideas for early learning | Australian Curriculum | Printables for the classroom | Chemistry strand | What are objects made from? | Properties of familiar objects

Exploring Materials and Their Properties

Materials and their properties Foundation, Prep and Kindergarten Science Unit Includes posters, printables and hands-on activity ideas for early learning Australian Curriculum Printables for the classroom Chemistry strand What are objects made

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!

I like the white lights at this nature table. Small twinkle lights would be great. Nature table at Kids Cottage Navan, image shared by let the children play (",)

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