There have been so many fun ideas shared in the Daycare Spaces and Ideas Community Group on Facebook over the last few weeks. From Fall, to Fire Safety there is so much learning happening!
If you are a Childcare Provider who likes to Network with other providers, I invite you to join our group. Our members share photos of Childcare Spaces, Activities, and Meals they make!
Here are a few recent ideas that were shared from our Group!
Cheryl V. of Cherie's Learning Tree Shared several DIY Cardboard Items that she added to her space! In addition to a spectacular cardboard playhouse, She also added this Play Car above....
Cheryl also create this Ball run.....
and this super DIY Cityscape!
Katie F. of Katie's Daycare shared this fabulous photo of her Fall bounty! The Children in her care did a great job collecting these items!
Amy A. of Aguilera's Family Daycare set up this adorable pumpkin exploration area.
Sherry W. of First Friends Family Childcare shared the process art fire paintings the children in her care created.
Erica P. of Erica's Educare Learning Center Created these fun Color Mixing bottles! They turned out so vibrant!
Jena L. shared this photo of the leaf wreaths that the children in care made from leaves they collected on their walk. What a beautiful collection of leaves!
April L. shared this photo of these Salt Dough Pumpkins that the kiddos at Creative Corner Early Learning Painted.
Heather B. of Brown's Daycare created this clever leaf patterning activity.
Michelle J. of Making Memories Childcare Centre shared this super X-ray craft that the children in her care worked on. She traced their body part and they glued on q-tip "bones". She also provided them with "real X-rays" !
Sarah C. of Mi Escuelita Bilingual Preschool & Childcare shared this fun Apple Tasting Activity she did with the kids in her care.
Bonnie of Miss Bonnie's Happy Campers Home Daycare added some Fall Leaves to her Sensory Bin. She said the children in her care are having a great time smelling, crunching, and blowing them.
Jodi N. of the Apple Blossom Childcare & Preschool shared her 9-1-1 resist craft with our group. What a great activity for Fire Safety Week!
Jodi says she used regular tempera paint thinned with water to make a consistency thicker than regular water colors but considerably thinner than tempera paint. Also she said that a generic brand crayon is more waxy and works much better than a name brand one.
Jen H. of Stepping Stones Pre-K Academy gave her loft a Halloween Makeover!
Erica P. of Erica's Educare Learning center created this adorable Fall Photo shoot for the children in her care.
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Today I'm sharing some fabulous spaces and activities that have been shared in our Daycare Spaces and Ideas Facebook Community. If you are a childcare provider looking for inspiration we have thousands of photos of childcare spaces that have been shared in our group over the last few years-come on over an join us!
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Below you will find a sampling, from some of the supportive childcare providers that have shared their spaces with our community.
Korie W. of Ward's Wonderyears Child care shared her fabulous reading area. Complete with accessible shelving for Toddler Books below, and comfy pillows for relaxing and reading a book.
Sheena W. of Building Blocks Family Childcare shared her fabulous outdoor sandbox space, complete with a "Funnel Stand" that her talented husband built! I can see so much "pouring fun" happening here!
Heidi S. of Heidi Slaters Home Childcare shared these fabulous small world tables that she has in her space-created from wire spools.
Kimberly S. of Little Stars Home Childcare shared her new sign in area. The space looks so welcoming to everyone who arrives. The wicker baskets are great for extra storage.
Julie K. of Julie's Kids Childcare, shared the fabulous new felt items she
made for her Childcare Program to compliment her farm week. She is one talented lady!
Inspired by an activity she saw on Pinterest, Cindy B. created this Magnetic Color Matching Activity for her Childcare Program.
Veronica T. of Caterpillar Corner Preschool & Childcare shared this super
invitation to explore nature and science.
Shelley W. shared her cheery outdoor mural with our Community. What a fun way to be welcomed each day!
Veronica G. of Ronnie's Daycare shared some fabulous activities the Children in her care have been doing. They have been exploring sensory play, and colors! Such fun ideas!
Sometimes you find Childcare items in the unlikeliest of places. Jodi N. of The Apple Blossom Preschool and Childcare picked up some flooring samples at her local hardware store for .25 each and added them to her construction area. She said the children are having a great time building roads, and using them as
rafts for cars and animals!
Jena L. had some children transitioning out of her program. She shared this sweet canvas, that will remind them of their time in her care and all of the great friends they made!
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