For example, allowing children to freely walk in and observe materials and specimens in the Laboratories such as– insects, fish, amphibians and reptiles in the life science lab and inviting children's participation in regular cleaning and maintaining of aquariums, terrariums and outdoor pit based on individual's interest. <ref>http://wiki.auroville.org.in/wiki/SAIIER_Annual_Report_2014-2015:_Deepanam_Life_Science_Lab</ref>
===Activities Helpful in Nurturing Free Progress ===
'''Free Play '''
Providing free space and time for children to play on their own. Free play is crucial for a developing child, it provides a medium to understand the world as well as discover one's own nature. <ref>http://wiki.auroville.org.in/w/images/2/2d/SAIIER_Annual_Report_2011-12_ Vol._1.pdf</ref> <ref>http://wiki.auroville.org.in/w/images/7/7f/Annual_Report_2010-11 _-_Vol._1.pdf</ref>
This unstructured play with wooden blocks provides them the freedom to be original and develop their creativity. <ref>http://wiki.auroville.org.in/w/images/b/ba/SAIIER_Annual _Report_2009-10_Vol._1.pdf (p.35)</ref>
'''Qi Gong '''
Breathing with gentle movements, working to bring subtleness and freedom to the body.
This process activates the chi (energetic body) to bring balance to the physical, mental and emotional realms. <ref>http://wiki.auroville.org.in/wiki/SAIIER_2013:Pitanga</ref>
'''Individualised Personal Learning Strategies '''
Each child is unique and has a different learning style and learning pace. Individualised and personal approach to learning provides each child with the freedom to learn and develop in their own unique way.
Addressing different learning styles of children by implementing different methods such as individual work, class projects, outings etc. <ref>http://wiki.auroville.org.in/w/images/7/7f/Annual_Report_2010-11_-_ Vol._1.pdf (p.121)</ref>
'''Developing and Arranging Classroom Materials '''
Working towards developing and classifying the classroom materials to meet particular needs of students after observing the students for a longer time period;
Further new materials can be developed to address the constantly changing needs of children and should be introduced to the children before placing it in a particular shelf. <ref>http://wiki.auroville.org.in/w/images/b/ba/SAIIER_Annual_Report_2009-10_Vol._1.pdf (p.14)</ref>
'''Study Plan Development and Goal Setting '''
Inviting students to generate their own plan for individual development. <ref>http://wiki.auroville.org.in/w/images/b/ba/SAIIER_Annual _Report_2009-10_Vol._1.pdf</ref>