The kindergarten children from this class have been reading the book “The Rainbow Fish” by Marcus Pfister and today they made their very own rainbow fish collages… The teacher set out a basket of tissue paper squares and some aluminum foil to add a little bit of shimmer… Each child took their own approach towards […]
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This is a pile of magnetic numbers and a magnetic cookie sheet I bought at the dollar store. I have been organizing my activity boxes for future use… There was a second cookie sheet on the table without any magnets… As Tristan sat down to play, I realized that his focus wasn’t on the numbers […]
The use of an egg timer to promote play and learning in preschool!
There are lots of opportunities for young children to build daily living skills. When my little friend Tristan came over today, I thought we could do some art activities in my studio but he wanted to help me with some cleaning and arranging instead. As we started working together, I realized that this was an […]
I don’t know what it is about turtles but I just love them and I am always trying to think of new ways to make them so they are a little less craftsy and a little more artsy…. This turned out to be a fun way to make turtle prints to go along with the […]
This is one of my favorite glue bottles that I highly recommend for young children… The only problem is that after some use, the glue lid gets impossibly stuck to the bottle… I spent a long time cleaning the tops of these bottles and even ended up with some pretty sore fingers trying to pry […]
Preschool graduations will soon be coming. Find out more about how you can prepare for your preschool graduation ceremony!