Discover and Explore

Discovery and explore creating with natural materials

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We are sharing our collection of 11 wonderful ways to create with natural materials for our Discover and Explore linky.

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Halloween: Fun Friday features

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Last week, on the Discover and Explore linky, we invited our fellow bloggers to share their favorite Halloween posts.  A lot of really fun activities were linked up.  Some activities were a little creepy!  Some were really cute!  And others were really cool!  Read on to find out our favorites… By this time in the […]

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Discover and explore dinosaur eggs

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This week our Discover and Explore team has chosen to share with you simple activities you can do to promote and talk about dinosaurs and fossils. As part of our dinosaur adventures, my students found this very interesting dinosaur nest sitting on the table in our outdoor classroom filled with dinosaur eggs.

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Community Helpers: Fun Friday features

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We are sharing our favorite community helpers posts that were linked up to our Discover and Explore linky.

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Not so spooky spiders

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Ghosts and monsters and spiders, oh my!  A fun, and not so spooky, way to celebrate Halloween in preschool is by exploring all the fun and silliness that comes along with this holiday.  Over the past few years, we have had a lot of fun learning about spiders at Halloween.  Today I’m going to share […]

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Pumpkins: Fun Friday features

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Last week, the Discover and Explore team shared some of their favorite pumpkin activities.  We also invited you to share your pumpkin posts in our weekly linky.   There were so many fun ideas shared!  Today I am highlighting a few of our favorite posts that were linked up… Pumpkin crafts are a given during the […]

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Fire safety week in preschool

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Did you know that October is Fire Prevention month? Teachers all around the country will be using this opportunity to introduce the concepts of fire prevention and fire safety to their students.  As a teacher or parent of a preschool-age child, you may be wondering how to approach this subject in a developmentally appropriate manner, […]

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Five senses: Fun Friday features

Last week our Discover and Explore team asked our fellow bloggers to share ideas for exploring the five senses.  We had so many wonderful activities linked up that it was difficult to pick just a few.  I hope you enjoy these posts as much as I did! Crayon Box Chronicles shared Spices & Sprinkles Painting, […]

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Preschool pumpkin play

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Today, we are highlighting a few of our very favorite ways to play with pumpkins.

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Fall: Fun Friday feature

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Last week we asked our fellow bloggers to share their best fall posts with us for our Discover and Explore linky.  Well, they certainly did not disappoint!  Today I’d like to highlight a few of my favorite posts that were shared… mama. papa. bubba. are showed us how they display their beautiful nature collection on […]

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Five senses discover and explore kit

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Discover and Explore the five senses with this fun DIY Five Senses Discover and Explore Kit!

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Forests: Fun Friday feature

Last week on our Discover and Explore linky, we had some fabulous forest ideas shared by fellow bloggers.  Today I’d like to highlight a few of our favorites… My Nearest and Dearest shared this simple, yet lovely Forest Small World sensory tray that she created for her son with items found in nature… There are […]

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Discover and Explore: An acorn round-up

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Fall is almost upon us!  At preschool, we are already seeing glimpses of fall.  There is a chill in the morning air as moms drop off their children.  We’ve noticed the green leaves turning to vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow.  And probably one of the greatest tell-tale signs of fall around our preschool […]

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Discover and Explore: Arranging a forest

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Today our Explore and Discover theme is the forest and soon, my preschool class will be exploring our forest but for this post, I am sharing a simple idea my grandson and I came up with to explore our woods and to give grandma something to decorate the table.

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ABC’s & 123′s: Fun Friday feature

How do you teach a child his ABC’s and 123′s?  Well, that is the very question we asked our fellow bloggers last week.  They linked up some of their best posts to our Discover & Explore linky, sharing some wonderful ideas for teaching letters and numbers.    Here are a few of our favorites: Little Bins for […]

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Back to school: Fun Friday features

We are sharing a few of our favorite back to school themed posts from our back to school Discover & Explore linky.

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