March 2013

Painted paper collages and storytelling inspired by Eric Carle

Our children retold the story and created painted picture collages in the style of Eric Carle.

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The bloggers talk about fine motor skills

I am joining three of my fellow bloggers on Google+ today for a live video chat on the topic of fine motor skills. Stop by to tune in and listen in!

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DIY musical strummies

Reading the wonderful children’s book, “Red and Yellow’s Noisy Night” and making our very own DIY Strummies!

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Wall art in preschool inspired by ‘Ain’t gonna paint no more’

The book Ain’t Gonna Paint No More inspired us to create a beautiful mural on our classroom wall.

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Painting designs on our arms

The children painted colorful designs on their arms after reading the book “Ain’t Gonna Paint No More” by Karen Beaumont.

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“O” how we love to estimate

Estimating, counting, and drawing with the help of a cup full of cheerios in preschool!

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14 fun flower activities for preschoolers

Here are 14 fun flower activities that you can explore with your preschoolers.

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Painting owl babies

After reading the delightful book Owl Babies by Martin Waddell, we were inspired to paint our very own owl babies.

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Guidecraft educator review and give-away: peekaboo lock boxes

A beautiful set of six peekaboo lock boxes from Guidecraft! Check out the review and see how you can enter to win a set too!

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Salt tray mazes

Come discover how our preschool children used fine motor and engineering skills to create their own salt tray mazes.

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From maps to mazes and amazing teamwork

Have you ever noticed the similarities between road maps and mazes? We are exploring the connection between the two this week in preschool.

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How to make a simply amazing maze for play

Check out this tutorial on how to make a simple large box maze that will invite your preschoolers to play!

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Read across America : What our parents are reading in preschool

Read Across America day; I am sharing our parent reading experiences along with some terrific books our parents are reading in preschool…

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