Turn one of the trendiest new craft activities for kids: The Rainbow Loom into something educational too!
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 that would be a perfect way to stay cool on a hot summer day... Happy Hooligans shared a really beautiful [...]
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...