Do it Yourself and make learning fun!

One of the best ways to make the early learning environment fun and engaging is to take everyday materials and turn them into dynamic activities, games, and more. Check out the many different simple DIY ideas shared here on Teach Preschool.

DIY Lap boards for preschool

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How to make your own DIY lap board and ideas of what we use them for in our preschool classroom!

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The art wall

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A DIY art frame made for hanging up children’s art!

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Flower petal glitter for preschool

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Real flowers are so beautiful in the classroom and before all the petals naturally fall of this set of colorful flowers, I decided to turn the petals into an array of flower petal glitter.

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Pool noodle water hose play

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If you happen to have an extra pool noodle on hand and a water hose, then you have all you need for a very fun day of water play!

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10 playful ways to transform a pizza box

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Today I am sharing with you 10 playful ways to transform a pizza box for your preschool classroom…

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DIY Memory Box

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Since my Pre-K children will be moving on to a new school, we have been enjoying exploring some of our favorite memories and playing some memory games too!

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DIY chalk rocks for preschool

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While I am on a DIY rock making mission, I thought I would share my DIY chalk rocks with you!

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Exploring our DIY rainbow rocks in preschool

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I enjoy filling our outdoor classroom with all kinds of interesting things for the children to explore and one of my latest additions was a set of DIY rainbow rocks.

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Rubber loom bands in a discovery bottle

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These brightly colored rubber band loom bands were perfect for making our very own discovery bottles!

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Xylophone painting

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A xylophone is simple in design and can lead to an exploration in sound, color, shape, and of course – music.

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Pizza toss drawing game for preschool

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One of our many ways of exploring pizzas in preschool included this simple DIY pizza toss game!

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DIY Junk bingo game for preschool

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Today we put our math tokens to good work by making a DIY junk bingo game in preschool!

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Holiday gift tag patterns

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I collected a few different sets of bright and colorful gift tags as an invitation to make simple patterns on our home made pattern board.

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Simple sewing jars

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We have been introducing several types of sewing processes into the mix of things we do in our classroom and these simple sewing jars have been a nice way to introduce the basic concept of sewing to our little ones… The jars are clear plastic jars that I picked up over the summer from the […]

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DIY Friendship Blocks

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Our preschool class is loving our DIY friendship blocks. A great tool for helping the children make new friends and feeling welcomed into the community.

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DIY chalk box

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I happened to pick up some a short while ago and I must tell you that it is hard not to get carried away with DIY chalkboard paint projects like our DIY Chalkboard Boxes!

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