March 2013

Gummy worm science

Yesterday, I shared with you how we used live worms to create a worm farm. Today, I’d like to tell you about our gummy worm science.

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Gummy worm science on Indiana Fox 59 morning news

Gummy Worms and Worm Farm shared by Deborah Stewart on Fox 59 Morning News!

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Building a worm farm

A fun way to welcome spring is by studying worms. Last week, we created a worm farm.

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At play with the sticky board playhouse

Stop by and check out the super fun sticky board play house we made and enjoyed in our preschool classroom!

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Exploring life cycles

We’ve been exploring life cycles of plants and animals in preschool. Come along to see how we put an early childhood spin on this topic.

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Ten tips for circletime in the preschool classroom

Today I want to share with you ten tips for making circletime an engaging and interesting experience in the preschool classroom.

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DIY ramps and cars for toddlers

My grandson loves his cars and trucks so I thought I would introduce him to a simple version of ramps and cars this week. I started by making a simple toddler-sized ramp that he could easily explore.

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Snakes for snack

We’ve recently learned that the letter S makes the “ssss” sound like a slithering snake. To reinforce our new letter sound, we made snakes for snack.

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Patterning a garden

Our preschoolers explored and created colorful patterns in our paper flower gardens.

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All four seasons at the sticky table

A simple and fun way to explore all four seasons on the sticky table in preschool!

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Rockin’ drawings

Our children created some rockin’ drawings out of just a few simple materials.

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Creating colorful rocks in preschool

We read the delightful little story You be You by Linda Kranz and enjoyed creating our own colorful rocks in preschool.

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How we can explore rocks in preschool

We recently spent a day playing, creating, and learning with rocks. Come along as we discover all the ways we can explore rocks in preschool.

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Simple but beautiful abstract rainbow paintings

After reading the book “A Rainbow of My Own” the children explored the process of making these beautiful but simple abstract rainbows!

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Weaving through a rainbow

Using our whole bodies to weave through this beautiful rainbow made by our preschool students.

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Smudge painting on the easel

A fun way to create new interest in the easel is by offering different processes. Our latest offering was smudge painting on the easel.

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