There are so many brilliant ways to use building blocks in your home or classroom that I thought I might take a few minutes to highlight some of them.
Throughout part of our school year, we began saving a few pieces of the children's artwork so to have a sampling of each child's work that we could display in our simple preschool art gallery... It is always amazing to me how different artwork looks once you frame it or mount it on a colored background. It suddenly can change the look of the artwork from a blob of colors on paper to having the look [...]
Today I am sharing with you 10 playful ways to transform a pizza box for your preschool classroom...
Since my Pre-K children will be moving on to a new school, we have been enjoying exploring some of our favorite memories and playing some memory games too!
Discover these terrific tips for how to get the most out of water play!
Stop on by and check out our exploration of popsicle patterns, lines, and designs in our preschool classroom!
A wonderful exploration of color, smell, taste, and creativity using one simple ingredient! Popsicle Paint!
Sometimes, it is hard to think of ideas to spruce up your outdoor play area. With summer just around the corner, I wanted to share some child-friendly backyards and outdoor playscapes that I find to be so inspiring... Turn your screened-in porch into an outdoor studio If you have been following us for awhile, you know that we are fortunate to have our very own outdoor classroom that we take advantage of as often as the [...]
My students enjoy making their own discovery bottles only their version is a little more simple than the ones they find sitting around the window seal of my outdoor classroom.
There are many different ways to encourage writing skills with preschool aged children. Today I'm going to share with you some of the ways we encourage beginning writing in our preschool classroom... When it comes to writing, the most important thing to remember is that it should be fun! Shouldn't that apply to all learning? From time to time, a follower on Facebook will ask for advice about how to get their child to enjoy "writing practice." [...]