Sunflower or False Daisy?

When I first looked at this oil pastel I thought, “hmm…sunflower!”  Then I thought some more, “no, false daisy!”   When I asked the little boy who drew this picture he did not know the type of flower because drawing a specific variety was not on his mind as he created this lovely and vibrantContinue reading “Sunflower or False Daisy?”

Math and Science through Plant Exploration

Math and science are aspects of early childhood education that can be learned through plants.  Columbine and spider wart are two plants that have unique petals and leaves; each plant allows for children to learn about how a plant grows and incorporates numbers and patterns.                    Continue reading “Math and Science through Plant Exploration”

Reggio Inspired Provocations with Flowers

As a Teacher I know there are countless ways in which to implement lessons, set up provocations, encourage interests for young children, so I thought I would show some ways in which I like to set up a simple provocation. Initial set up is aesthetically pleasing to me, the adult, but I never know forContinue reading “Reggio Inspired Provocations with Flowers”