Wet yarn with glue, arrange on wax paper, allow to dry~Moon~by Elaine Carstairs Beautiful. I suspect the children would have a blast creating this, - could be developed into an art lesson - radial balance maybe.
Trace the shadow of your sculpture - foil figure or another object with a clearly identifiable shape. Ask, "If I hold the light here, will the shadow move?" Explore how the shadow elongates and shortens as the light is moved.
Light-Shadow tracing ~ so simple, yet so brilliant. It was this picture that inspired me to get the old light projectors from the school storage, and do a tracing activity for Groundhog Day. The kids loved the light and shadow experiment.
Groundhog Day: Outdoor Shadow Faces-photography fun - I will have to do this next year for shadow and Ground Hogs day. What a fun outdoor activity! Recommended by Charlotte's Clips
Emotions: Playing With Shadows- make chalk expression, let your shadow show an emotion
Extraordinary Classroom: The children test their theory- Shadows Move when the Sun Moves
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Shadow/Light Play with colored glass blocks, dinosaurs, natural wood blocks
Using colour blocks to explore shadow in the Early Years
Using colour blocks to explore shadow in the Early Years - reggio emilia
Reflection/shadow play using natural materials. Nido La Casa Amarilla ≈≈ photo only link does not lead to
atelier ombres contours Have children trace each other and then fill themselves in with color, pictures, and/or words to describe how they feel
Exploring Light & Shadow (Reggio) a provocation?
The shadow screen is a wonderful addition to a construction area. The children have opportunity to build and see objects grow and shrink. The possibilities are endless and when you add translucent objects, colors explode.
Early STEM & STEAM in Reggio Inspired Activities with Light Projector (via play at home mom llc.