Overcoming frustration through creative art – tape activity

On occasion, my daughter invites several young families to my house for a life group meeting. The families bring their children and when I think about it, I try to provide an activity for the preschool age children to do. On this particular evening, only two young boys came. Having seen all the wonderful ideas on tape creativity by Teacher Tom and others, I decided to try it myself. I set out several rolls of colored [...]

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Musical instruments in the preschool classroom

There are a variety of ways you can use musical instruments in the classroom. Create a music center and try adding... Baskets of musical instruments A CD Player A pretend microphone A mirror A little platform for a stage (square) Posters and books about music, composers, notes, and nursery rhymes. Staple together little books of notation paper and add drawing tools for children to create their own songs. Baskets of movement props like paper plates, [...]