While I prefer to stay inside by a cozy fireplace during the freezing cold days of winter, our students prefer to be outside digging up chunks of ice. So after zipping up coats, struggling to put fingers in the right holes of their gloves, and putting on boots, the children are ready to go outside and hunt for ice. On this day, the ice was kind of slim pickins' because it had warmed up a bit and [...]
The children in my preschool classroom invested their creative energy into making their own puffy paint snowmen.
We decided we were snow scientist in preschool today!
A preschool day filled with simple and fun penguin play and activities...
Reading Lois Ehlert's "Snowball" book and making our own paper plate snowman faces in preschool!
No two snowflakes are alike: A wonderful book and snowflake activity for preschoolers to enjoy!
Wrapping up our Five Seasons of Christmas with this fun Five Senses Snowman activity!
Our own version of snow globes with these snow globe boxes we made in preschool!
Today, we enjoyed a little ice play. Sometimes the simplest of ideas can be the most enjoyable for young children. The teacher in this class set out a bowl of ice with some cups, smaller bowls, and spoons... The children scooped the ice from one container to the other... And some children used their hands to pick up ice cubes.... What makes an activity like this so successful is that it is truly all about [...]
There are lots of snowflake ideas out there and at the end of this post, I have collected a few links to other ideas that I would love to try. But first, let me share with you this simple snowflake puzzle we made this past week. The PreK children in this class were given a printout of a snowflake (I do not have a copy of this printout), some blue construction paper, scissors, and glue [...]