Ice play in preschool

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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 […]

We made paper plate snowmen globes in preschool

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No Time for Flashcards is always such an inspiration to me and where possible, I share her ideas with our teachers so we can try them too! This week, our Pre-K classes borrowed Ali’s snowman – snowflake craft idea! We gathered up… Small and large paper plates (with a small circle cut out of the center […]

Hot cocoa activity box for preschool


I posted before on activity boxes we use in preschool and this week, for a little dramatic play and fine motor fun, our curriculum coordinator put together a cute little hot cocoa box… Inside the box is a baggy filled with scrunched up construction paper pieces for the hot cocoa mix. Some cotton balls for […]

Spectacular styrofoam snowman preschool craft


Wy came over on New Year’s eve so his mommy and daddy could have a night out with their friends. Soooo, while he was here – we had fun making lots of goodies including this spectacular styrofoam snowman I happened to have one black Styrofoam tray and one smaller white Styrofoam tray saved and decided it would make […]