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The Easel Play Prompts Series aims to provide simple invitations to play that are engaging and hands-on. They require very little setting up time and most importantly making it fun while learning and developing important skills.

Painting a rabbit shaped cloud on the easel. Easel art inspired by Little Cloud by Eric Carle

Painting Clouds on the Easel:  Painting on the easel provides an opportunity for children to be creative and incorporate art into theme based programs. Painting Clouds on the Easel was inspired by Little Cloud by Eric Carle and is a creative activity that has been incorporated with our learning about the letter C theme. Read more…

Cloud spotting on the Easel - letter C activity by learning 4 kids

Cloud Spotting on the Easel:  Cloud Spotting on the Easel is a fun and engaging activity that involves searching for clouds with the letter C and placing a magnetic cotton wool ball cloud on top. It involves recognising which letters are the letter C and which letters are not.  Read more…

Create a Spring Garden Sticky Easel - Spring Activities

Spring Garden Sticky Easel:  We have been talking about seasons a lot in our house, particularly as the weather begins to warm up and the sun rising earlier each morning. Miss 4 and I have been playing in the garden and noticing all the changes and this motivated us to create a Spring Garden Sticky Easel.  Read more…

Alphabet Sort - Learning the Alphabet Activities for KIds

Alphabet Sort:  Alphabet Sort is a simple, fun and engaging hands-on literacy activity children can play to help them learn and recognise letters. Learning the letter sound first and then the letter name are important for reading and writing development.  Read more…

Play opportunity using a sticky easel, match stick and pompoms. Lots of great ideas!

Sticky Easel – Match Sticks and Pompoms: Using an easel covered with sticky contact is a wonderful creative tool and canvas that will entice kids to play creatively and imaginatively.

Setting up an Invitation to play opportunity with match sticks and pompoms for your child to play freely using the sticky easel board allows them the freedom to discover, explore, create with no structure or end result.  Read more…

Sticky Easel Play Prompt - Sorting Shapes

Sticky Easel Play Prompt – Sorting Shapes:  Using an easel covered with sticky contact is a wonderful creative tool and canvas that will entice kids to play and learn about shapes.  Read more…..

number activities for kindergarten and pre school

Number Sort: Number sort is a fun, hands on activity to play and learn with numbers using the magnetic side of an easel. It sets a challenge of searching for specific numbers amongst a jumble of numbers. Read more…..

imaginative play with felt

Story Telling with a Felt Easel: Creating felt board on one side of an easel for playing with stick on felt character to create imaginative play opportunities.  Read more…..

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Hi and welcome to Learning 4 Kids!

My name is Janice and I am an Early Childhood Teacher in Australia.

I have a strong passion and love for teaching and creating meaningful learning experiences for my students. What I love most is watching children discover in those amazing light bulb moments. I hope Learning4kids brings you some useful ideas.

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