Try this bright and colorful spin art activity without the spinner!
Archives for April 2011
I just love a challenge because it makes me think “outside of the box” – yes pun intended… JDaniel4’s Mom and The Activity Mom are hosting this fun little challenge as a creative way to recognize earth week. The challenge is to make something out of a tissue box! I really am not all that […]
This week Childhood 101 is celebrating “Get Outdoors and Play” and that is one thing my nieces and nephews love to do. There are all kinds of fun things infants and toddlers can do outside… My little niece Clara is having a ball swinging in her backyard… If this doesn’t look like fun, then I […]
Becoming a grandma is an experience that only after becoming a grandma can you begin to appreciate. Bright and early this morning, my daughter had our first grand baby – a bouncing baby boy…. We arrived at the hospital at 1:00 in the morning and by 8:00 in the morning he was here! He is […]
This activity box is filled with a variety of dry beans and pasta for a little spring garden sensory play…. If you are wondering why there is pasta mixed into the mix – I can’t really say except that it provides a little more color and texture… As with any sensory activity like this, we […]
I love digging through the activity boxes that our curriculum coordinator puts together and today she had this fun little rubber ducky box… In the box there were rubber ducks and stamp pads of various sizes and colors… I thought I would give this a try and see what happens. Rubber duckies are quite fun […]
The preschoolers got a giggle out of comparing who was taller and who was shorter than the flower!
If you haven’t heard of the Ooey Gooey lady then let me introduce you to her. Last weekend I had the opportunity to meet her and attend her workshop at our local Indiana state early childhood conference… Lisa (the Ooey Gooey Lady) is know for her fun, fresh, hands-on activities that can be used in […]
This is a little chalk board that I made at home for the kids to use at preschool… I am not a natural crafter or woodworking kind of gal so there are probably better ways to make this but this worked very well for me and the kids love it… I found this little wooden […]
Through out the school year the children have been exploring all of their colors and color words. Last week, the children reviewed many of their colors through different kinds of paint and sensory materials… Some of the children finger painted their color words… Others sprinkled some colored salt on their color words… The salt was […]
Over the past few weeks, I have had folks on facebook ask me to help them find ideas for celebrating the Week of the Young Child (WOYC). So today, I attended a session at our local IAEYC conference that was designed to help foster better understanding of this event and how to implement it. Purpose […]