For this play provocation we made different colours of play dough.
We put cut-up straws, cocktail swords and paper clips with the play dough as an alternative to the usual play dough toys.
Here’s a fantastic idea for an outdoor play provocation, from reggiokids.blogspot.ca. The clear, coloured cups throw beautiful coloured shadows that children will love! Click the photo below to see the whole learning story.
Here’s a wonderful idea for a play provocation, done by www.aneverydaystory.com.
Click the photo below to see the whole experience.
Here’s a great article on the theory behind loose parts, written by Simon Nicholson, who developed the theory. It’s very interesting; I definitely recommend giving it a read!
Here are some more ideas for bringing nature inside. Click on the image to go to the site for more details.
Writing with carrots. From www.nurturestore.co.uk.