December 2013

More ways to celebrate winter

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We are highlighting some of the best winter posts shared in the latest Discover and Explore linky!

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Gingerbread house shadow box

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We found a way to make a gingerbread house with candy and all and the best part is, even my youngest preschoolers could do it all by themselves!

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Gingerbread man playhouse

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Gingerbread is such a fun theme to explore during the winter time.  There are so many fun books to share with the children and of course, there are the gingerbread cookies and gingerbread houses… To kick off our Gingerbread unit, we read the story “The Gingerbread Loose in the School” by Laura Murray. This is […]

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Gingerbread man exchange in preschool

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Our class was recently invited to join in on a Gingerbread Man exchange. Come and see our exciting adventure with the Gingerbread Man exchange!

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After christmas for the birds

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Perhaps you are one of the many who are in the process of taking down the Christmas tree. Well don’t be too quick to think Christmas has to be completely over yet!

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I simply remember my favorite things

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An early childhood teacher’s rendition of “My Favorite Things” from “The Sound of Music.”

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Marble play in a Christmas ball

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Now that I have some time at home with my grandsons, we took out a few marbles and our Christmas balls for a little creativity and play.

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Marvelous mittens

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The Mitten is one of our favorite winter stories to share with our preschool children. Today I’m sharing a few activities to go along with the book.

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The sweet smell of Christmas book and activity

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A fun book and simple activity to get you talking about your sense of smell during the Christmas season.

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More indoor large motor play: Fun Friday features

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More indoor large motor activities shared by our blogging friends on the Discover and Explore linky.

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Simple gift bow game for preschoolers

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Hang onto those holiday bows and you have what you need for two simple but great games to get kids moving!

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Let it snow

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Winter has come early for us and we are embracing the snow with fun indoor and outdoor activities!

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Winter in a bottle |A kid made Christmas ornament

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To capture the essence of winter, my students created their very own winter in a bottle and turned it into an ornament as one of our parent gifts this year.

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Christmas writing station

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Promoting the spirit of giving along with writing skills and fine motor skills with our Christmas writing station in preschool!

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10 simple snowman activities

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As winter draws near, it is a good idea to begin planning for colder weather activities. We have 10 fun and simple snowmen activities to share.

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Holiday gift tag patterns

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I collected a few different sets of bright and colorful gift tags as an invitation to make simple patterns on our home made pattern board.

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