Turn one of the trendiest new craft activities for kids: The Rainbow Loom into something educational too!
Archives for October 2013
After gathering a set of leaves, the children explored the leaves by sorting them on our table chart and making leaf confetti!
After tapping and blowing on our book, we went over to the table to essentially retell our story by exploring our own Tap the Magic Tabletop Tree!.
Today I’d like to share an activity that we did with our pre-k students to extend our study of the tools scientists use and to encourage them to “think like a scientist.”
Today I’m sharing a few of my favorite posts that were linked up to our Discover and Explore dinosaur linky party. We had so many cool sensory bins, excavations, fossils, and play dough activities shared that it was really hard to choose favorites… Little Bins for Little Hands shared this really fun icy dinosaur excavation […]
We read the story “Meet Einstein” and then explored the tools of a scientist in our preschool classroom! A super fun filled day of scientific discovery!
We are sharing our collection of 11 wonderful ways to create with natural materials for our Discover and Explore linky.
The kinds of games we play with the felt board are not all that complicated and all I really need are just a few bight and colorful felt pieces and I have everyone’s attention.
To promote time with shape recognition and drawing, I transferred our salt into to boxes that come in different shapes.
There is something so simple yet rewarding about making paper plate pumpkins. I know, because I sat down with my class and made my own paper plate pumpkin and while making it, I realized that the process was relaxing, simple, creative, and fun…
Last week, on the Discover and Explore linky, we invited our fellow bloggers to share their favorite Halloween posts. A lot of really fun activities were linked up. Some activities were a little creepy! Some were really cute! And others were really cool! Read on to find out our favorites… By this time in the […]
This week our Discover and Explore team has chosen to share with you simple activities you can do to promote and talk about dinosaurs and fossils. As part of our dinosaur adventures, my students found this very interesting dinosaur nest sitting on the table in our outdoor classroom filled with dinosaur eggs.