When painting with objects, I always print the word of the object on the paper so the children can see that word as they participate in the activity. In this case the word is Orange. We cut an orange in half and used one of the halves for creating orange prints on our paper. For […]
Archives for July 2010
An overview of what you may want to keep on a parent board in preschool!
I enjoy coming in and observing the different ways each class puts their own spin on making a sun. In this class, the children painted their paper plates with yellow tempera paint mixed with salt to give a little sparkle and texture. After the paint dried, the children turned the plates over and added strips […]
A focus on coloring within the lines will not lead towards creative expression, imagination, and the ability to think outside of the lines!
What do your preschoolers see when they walk into your classroom? One of the best ways to find out is to look from the child’s level. Go to the front door of your classroom, sit down low, and take a look! What do you see? Does your classroom look inviting, safe, and friendly from the […]
One of the things I love most is to build an entire day around music or even build an entire day around one single preschool song. When I write songs, I am always visualizing the many amazing things that can be done with that song. Today I added the Ribbon Song to my fingerplay blog […]
The process of making large Group color wheels in preschool.
Three colorful buckets Clara goes inside the bucket Clara goes outside of the bucket Clara goes on top of the bucket Clara goes under the bucket Where’s Clara? There she is! Clara goes behind the orange bucket Clara goes behind the yellow bucket Clara goes behind the blue bucket Infant Lesson Plan You can find […]
Scissors come in all different shapes and sizes. Here are just of few of my observations of different types of scissors.
Straws are not just for drinks! They are for painting too! Come and see our polk-a-dot straw paintings!!
Looking for some watermelon ideas? Here are a few ideas I put together… And I thought this was a fun little tutorial on drawing watermelons!
Make your own paintbrush in preschool!