My students cooked up their own Thanksgiving feast to serve up for our classroom family. Teach Preschool wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving too!
We had two different kinds of pie on our agenda but to start off our pie making experiences, we read the book "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie."
Today in preschool, we tossed the dice to inspire some rather unique turkey drawings!
Holidays present the opportunity to introduce new words and ideas in our classroom. This Thanksgiving, we introduced cornucopias.
We filled our classroom centers with materials that were somehow related to our Thanksgiving books including lots of feathers and beads for play!
Last week, the Discover and Explore team shared our ideas for cooking with kids and we asked our fellow bloggers to do the same. Today I am highlighting a few easy recipes for children to make, mostly on their own... A Day in the Life of a Preschool Teacher gives us simple ideas to get kids involved in making their own meals. And she also shares great ideas for encouraging an appreciation of food by [...]
Our children just love story book games! We read a story during circle time and then often follow it up with some sort of learning activity or game. We've played several different variations of this particular game and it is one that they never get tired of... The story book that inspired this game was "Little Hoot" by Amy Krouse Rosenthal... If you aren't familiar with this author, she is well known for writing children's [...]
Let's take a quick look at the important process of promoting life skills in the preschool classroom!
Our Pre-kindergarten age children designed their own stained glass artwork using tape and paint!
Exploring the concept of stained glass through this simple easel starter in our preschool classroom.