What I need are suggestions on how to fill my space and make it awesome in a therapeutic and fun way. The first thing I'm working on is building up my play area with new toys that can be used for alternative recess and with my groups.
I just ordered THIS:
Have you seen these before? It's a marble run! I used to have one many years ago when I ran an indoor recess program. It was the NUMBER ONE toy the kids would play with. It's great because it's not competitive, the kids share the marbles, and work together to build it.
What do you have in your office/classroom that is a super hit with kids?? I'm going to keep posting what I buy for my space - but your suggestions are much needed! I'll post classroom pics also - right now it's just too embarrassing - it's pretty drab lookin' y'all.
Here are some cool marble runs: