Exploring Light and Shadows https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/ Exploring Light and Shadows Moving color A quiet time favorite ~ exploring the various soothing oceans and moving colors through the water wheels and so forth! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352062 178352062 Joy ... the excitement of discovering how moving the container makes the fluid inside flow differently! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352063 178352063 Excitement making a hypothesis about which color will move 'faster' through the bottle and watching with excitement as you see if you were right! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352064 178352064 Discovery investigating how Kaleidoscopes work! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352065 178352065 Overhead projector fun The addition of an overhead projector to the playroom has added a whole new depth of investigation for the children ~ they love exploring how just about everything looks different on the overhead! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352066 178352066 Creativity is when you can take materials like this and turn them into .... https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352067 178352067 Shadow people Potato head materials being explored on the overhead make Mr Potato head a whole new invitation! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352068 178352068 More shadow people Exploring how moving the pieces on the projector changes the movement on the shadow wall! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352069 178352069 Never too young ... even the youngest in the group is fascinated with the concept of the overhead! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352070 178352070 Glow sticks offer hours of fun as well! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352071 178352071 Look it's the Moon the children are always surprising me with how they can take an invitation in a whole new direction .... adding the glow sticks to the block area tubes created cool Kaleidoscope discoveries! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352072 178352072 Hmm glow sticks on the projector? Indeed the crew found that the glow sticks did not 'glow' on the wall but they did cast cool shadows! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352073 178352073 Color and movement ... exploring how the color moves and dances in the dark when you move the glow sticks https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352074 178352074 Color and movement ... exploring how the color moves and dances in the dark when you move the glow sticks https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352075 178352075 Making Butterflies ...exploring how when you hold ALL the sticks in your hand and move them really fast it looks like a butterfly flying around the room https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352076 178352076 Making Butterflies ...exploring how when you hold ALL the sticks in your hand and move them really fast it looks like a butterfly flying around the room https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352077 178352077 Finger light shows Finger lights from the Dollerstore = hours of shadow play fun with the added joy of 'color' to the shadows! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352078 178352078 Finger light shows Finger lights from the Dollerstore = hours of shadow play fun with the added joy of 'color' to the shadows! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352079 178352079 Finger light shows and when we are not doing shadow shows we are playing 'light tag' as the crew tries to catch each others lights! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352080 178352080 Finger light shows Exploring how different things look in 'color' like the ceiling lights and other reflections around the room! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352081 178352081 Exploring the 'light fans' another favorite exploration in the dark ~ awesome on those rainy days when we cannot get outside! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352082 178352082 Exploring the 'light fans' another favorite exploration in the dark ~ awesome on those rainy days when we cannot get outside! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352083 178352083 Exploring the 'light fans' .... hmm wonder what it looks like on the overhead projector? https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352086 178352086 Exploring the 'light fans' .... hey now there are lots of lights! Discovering reflections in the light! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352085 178352085 Exploring the 'light fans' "its like a rainbow singing to me" https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352087 178352087 Glow in the Dark Easter fun Building on our exploration of light and color this year we opted to try a glow in the dark Easter egg hunt! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352088 178352088 Glow in the Dark Easter fun The crew took turns for weeks before Easter and after hiding eggs around the playroom and than hunting for them into the basket. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352089 178352089 Glow in the Dark Easter fun The crew took turns for weeks before Easter and after hiding eggs around the playroom and than hunting for them into the basket. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352090 178352090 Glow in the Dark Easter fun The crew took turns for weeks before Easter and after hiding eggs around the playroom and than hunting for them into the basket. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352091 178352091 https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198287381 198287381 Glow in the Dark Easter fun Even the youngest one was fascinated by the glow in the dark egg concept and the crew was amazing at helping him to hunt for eggs or sharing their found eggs with him! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178352092 178352092 Reflections are fun The children love the use of mirrors, lights, shadow and reflection to explore their understanding of concepts like 'color, size, distance' and more ... a fun interactive way to introduce early math and language concepts through play. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198283841 198283841 https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198287389 198287389 https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198287390 198287390 https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198287391 198287391 https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198287392 198287392