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 [...]

Preschoolers like driving through a snow storm

I didn't really have a plan for this activity and it isn't something that will probably get hung up on the refrigerator but Wy had a terrific time with it... I set out a sheet of black construction paper and put a few dots of white paint on the paper. I told Wy that we [...]

By | January 2nd, 2011|Categories: Painting, Snow, Winter Art|Tags: , , , , , |11 Comments

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 [...]

By | January 1st, 2011|Categories: Winter Art|Tags: , , , , |10 Comments

We made marshmallow snowmen in preschool

After our Thanksgiving feast, we ended up with tons of marshmallows left over and they were starting to go stale. So instead of throwing them all away, we decided they would be perfect for making marshmallow snowmen. The children caught on to this idea very easily. They each started by tracing three circles on a [...]

By | December 17th, 2010|Categories: Winter Art|Tags: , , |4 Comments