Before sharing this simple torn paper strip sticky collage with the children, I told them that we needed to work on building stronger hands and fingers and one of the best ways to do that, is by tearing up some paper… To prepare for our paper strip sticky collage, Mrs. Courtney put three strips of […]
Archives for January 2013
Exploring our own version of tubular painting and drawing as we repurposed tubes and a paper dispenser in our preschool classroom!
Find out about our new and free tube blocks for preschool. An amazing and versatile new addition tool for play in our classroom!
Find out how discovery bottle can make a wonderful way to boost your experience in science and in play!
More on the A-Z’s of Discovery Bottles. Discover how to incorporate nature and kid-friendly toys into your discovery bottles!
Lots of things happening all around the preschool classroom! Hop on over and see what they are!
Continuing with the A-Z series of discovery bottles. Today’s bottles include letters F for fine motor through J for Discovery Jar. Stop by and see what all the discovery bottle excitement is about!
Come and learn about the engaging world of discovery bottles. This series will give you tips for making discovery bottles as well as examples of different kinds of discovery bottles.
The children in my preschool classroom invested their creative energy into making their own puffy paint snowmen.
Exploring the wonderful world of cotton balls with this simple scientific cotton ball activity in preschool!
Before the real snow started to fall, our class discovered that a surprisingly fun substitute for snow turned out to be three bags full of large, fluffy cotton balls. Cotton balls certainly don’t have all the qualities of real snow but they are white, fluffy, and do a nice job promoting conversation and pretend play when used to create a cotton ball blizzard in a box…
Having fun exploring snow with this sensory based puzzle and fine motor play process!