February 2013

Elephant toothpaste

February is National Children’s Dental month and we’ve been having all kinds of fun learning how animals have different types of teeth!  To extend our study into science, we created elephant toothpaste… We began our study of animal teeth by reading our Scholastic Weekly Reader.  The front cover of the Weekly Reader gave us a […]

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National dental health month: Let’s brush our teeth!

Our students enjoyed National Dental Day through two super fun hands-on tooth brushing centers and a visit from the dentist!

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The mystery color experiment

All preschoolers love to see how baking soda and vinegar react. We’ve added a new twist with our mystery color experiment.

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Booking across the USA : Indiana

Come and explore Indiana then scroll on down to check the other posts being shared by my fellow bloggers about their own states in “Booking Across the USA!”

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Twelve rainbows for kids to create and explore

Twelve wonderful and irresistible rainbow ideas for kids to create and explore!

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Scented invisible ink

Come discover a fun new recipe for making scented invisible ink.

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The mystery of the missing snack

Preschoolers love to investigate and make new discoveries. When our snack came up missing, I knew just who to call on to help us solve the mystery.

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Upside down, wacky weaving

Reading Dr. Seuss “Wacky Wednesday” and exploring wacky weaving in the preschool classroom.

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Reading Dr. Seuss: Wacky Wednesday

Our class came to preschool and enjoyed the fun and crazy antics of the Dr. Seuss book titled, “Wacky Wednesday.”

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We explored mitten weaving in preschool

Exploring the process of mitten weaving and extending our understanding of where mittens come from.

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At play with mittens like the Three Little Kittens

Reading and reenacting the Three Little Kittens through fine motor play!

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Let’s get moving with a DIY action cube!

Get your preschoolers up and moving with these simple DIY action cubes!

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Painting with mittens

A fun way to change up the painting process is by offering different materials to paint with. We’ve had fun painting with mittens this week.

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Catch a falling snowflake

Have you ever taken the time to truly examine a snowflake? That’s exactly what we did when we tried to catch a falling snowflake in preschool.

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Lining up colored craft sticks

Lining up colored craft sticks was one of our favorite activities during our study of lines in preschool.

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Creating art with lines

Taping paintbrushes and crayons together creates a unique art experience while exploring lines in preschool.

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