3 years & up. Bring texture and sensory-based exploration to classroom storage with these handwoven Rattan Baskets. Featuring reinforced handles, this set of 3 standard classroom storage baskets integrates nicely with all Sense of Place furniture and offers versatile storage for dramatic play accessories, loose parts, and learning-center materials. Each measures 5.5'' H x 13.5'' W x 9''D.
3 years & up. Woven from palm leaves with hemp-rope handles, this set of 3 storage baskets brings unique texture and a fun shape to the classroom. Use them to encourage sensory exploration and nature-inspired learning. Natural colors may vary. Large- 10.5''H x 14''W x 14''D. Medium- 8''H x 10.5''W x 10.5''D. Small- 6''H x 8.5''W x 8.5''D.
3 years & up. Store and display loose parts in these handwoven Rattan Trays. Featuring removable acrylic mirrors, these trays can also be used as baskets and encourage exploration and interaction with objects from all angles. Large- 12'' Diameter x 3''H. Medium- 10'' Diameter x 3''H. Small- 8'' Diameter x 3''H.
3 years & up. Add texture and natural elements to the classroom with the Circle Acrylic Mirror. With a border woven from water hyacinth, the large acrylic mirror brings light, texture, and comfort wherever it is placed in the classroom. Woven hooks on the mirror's back allow for easy hanging. Measures 29" in diameter.
When was the last time you got down on your hands and knees to see your classroom from a child's height? Research shows that effective early childhood classroom design begins from the ground up. Classroom design is a crucial component of an effective learning environment. This book brings a new approach to classroom design that begins and ends with the child's viewpoint. Each chapter details how the classroom environment influences children's learning, and the authors provide specific examples of… More »
An early childhood classroom should reinforce and enhance young children's sense of belonging and connection to their environment, each other, their families, and their community. This book invites educators and administrators to rethink the traditional classroom, with inspirational examples showing how to weave elements that reflect each center's community into the classroom design. Colorful photos show what teachers can do to encourage a sense of community unique to each classroom. Easy-to-implement… More »