September 2013

DIY Friendship Blocks

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Our preschool class is loving our DIY friendship blocks. A great tool for helping the children make new friends and feeling welcomed into the community.

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Designing with dominoes

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Previously, I shared with you a couple of our domino math activities so today, I am sharing the creative side of playing with dominoes.

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How to make friends in kindergarten

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How can parents help foster friendships for their Kindergartener when they are not in the classroom themselves? Stop by and see what Sarah has to say!

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Simple domino math for preschoolers

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The children worked on developing their math skills as they played this simple domino game in prekindergarten.

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Five senses: Fun Friday features

Last week our Discover and Explore team asked our fellow bloggers to share ideas for exploring the five senses.  We had so many wonderful activities linked up that it was difficult to pick just a few.  I hope you enjoy these posts as much as I did! Crayon Box Chronicles shared Spices & Sprinkles Painting, […]

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Preschool pumpkin play

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Today, we are highlighting a few of our very favorite ways to play with pumpkins.

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Building fine motor skills with cotton ball painting

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We spent time in preschool exploring the fine motor process of cotton ball painting with a clothespin!

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Building fine motor skills at the apple tree play dough table

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As part of our fun with apples, I thought it would be a good time to set out our homemade red play dough and invite the children to practice their skill of rolling the play dough to make apples for our apple tree…

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Will the animals eat our apples?

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We went outdoors to find the answer to our question “Will animals eat apples?” for our science and discovery in preschool.

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Building with Texo [a Guidecraft educator review and give-away]

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Hop on over to learn more about Guidecraft Texo construction toys and then enter to win a 100 piece set of your own!

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Make and explore watercolor science

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Our preschool class explored the process of making their own watercolor paint plus a simple paper towel science too!

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Fall: Fun Friday feature

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Last week we asked our fellow bloggers to share their best fall posts with us for our Discover and Explore linky.  Well, they certainly did not disappoint!  Today I’d like to highlight a few of my favorite posts that were shared… mama. papa. bubba. are showed us how they display their beautiful nature collection on […]

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I can see: drawing the five senses

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Exploring the five senses with this simple googly eyed drawing activity in preschool.

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Five senses discover and explore kit

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Discover and Explore the five senses with this fun DIY Five Senses Discover and Explore Kit!

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15 Fabulous fingerplays and facts

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Having a set of fingerplays in your toolbox of teaching skills is a must do for anyone working in an early childhood environment.

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DIY chalk box

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I happened to pick up some a short while ago and I must tell you that it is hard not to get carried away with DIY chalkboard paint projects like our DIY Chalkboard Boxes!

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