Using playdough, our preschoolers decorated their pumpkins and made some wonderful 3 dimensional designs!
Making games from pizza boxes for my preschool students to explore!
All kinds of fun with foam noodles and a Guidecraft review/give-away!
Bright and colorful cups can end up building imagination and tall towers!
We have been exploring the use of measuring and cooking tools in our prek class. The children loved using the measuring tools to scoop up dried beans... Beans have a wonderful quality to them. They feel smooth to the touch which invites hands on exploration... As the children explored the beans, we were able to talk more about our measuring tools which included measuring cups, measuring spoons, and measuring scales... Later in the day, we [...]
See how to make textured clothespins...
Our class LOVES story stones!
Exploring the materials in the preschool classroom is part of setting the groundwork for future learning..
Wy is always playing with the chip clips around our house, so I thought I would integrate the chip clip play into a little chip clip painting... I set out some chip clips, yarn, pieces of craft foam, and three colors of paint. To paint with the clips, the boys put the scraps of yarn or foam in their clips then dipped the scraps of materials into the paint... Making the clips open and trying [...]
One way I like to introduce a new concept to young children is by filling up my treasure box with little trinkets that inspire questions and conversation about that topic. Today's treasure box is a forest box... Inside my forest box are different items one might find if they went for a walk in the forest. As I pull out each item, I invite the children to tell me about what they see... Although I [...]