Building on our playscaping skills we can also use rocks and pebbles to add to our world.
Do you have a collection of rocks in your yard somewhere? Maybe there is somewhere you can find rocks. A couple weeks ago I build a bear cave out of large rocks over the course of the week. Stacking rocks takes a lot of patience and careful concentration. It doesn’t always work the first time.
Here are some ideas for things you can add to your world with rocks:
To the grownups:
At outdoor preschool I’ve added a small world play set and mat to the toys I’m hauling around in my wagon. I really love small world play and find it is a beautiful and valuable way for children to process emotions and experiences.
But like anything creating small worlds is a skill that must be built upon.
For more ideas getting started building with rocks head on over to Kid Activities blog and check out Tricia’s post.