Making circles in the salt tray

Last week I shared our shape hunt activity as an introduction to our unit on shapes.  First up on our list of shapes to explore was the circle.  We explored this new shape by drawing circles in our salt trays... We use salt trays in our classroom quite frequently as a fine motor tool and to encourage pre-writing skills.  We use a basic plastic tray that can be picked up at most any school supply [...]

By | January 21st, 2014|Categories: Around the Classroom, Creative Art|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Dinosaurs: Fun Friday features

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 [...]

By | October 25th, 2013|Categories: Around the Classroom, Creative Art|Tags: , |1 Comment