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.

Storybook games

Anytime I find a children’s book that is really well written and I know my students will enjoy it – I try to think of ways to expand on that book.  One way I expand on a children’s book is by coming up with a story book game… In my previous post, I shared with […]

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DIY table top puppet stage and The Three Little Pigs

Creating a DIY tabletop puppet stage and telling the story of The Three Little Pigs! My kids loved it!

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DIY eyeballs for our play dough spiders

Making spiders with our new DIY googly eyes for play dough!

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Ants on a log counting and drawing game

Counting and drawing our own ants and exploring our outdoor log maze too!

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Designing with DIY colored glue in preschool

Exploring the process for using a squeezable glue bottle as we also make beautiful colored glue designs!

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How to make skittle paint

Stop by and see this sweet idea for art and math. Learn how to make Skittle Paint!

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DIY colored glue letters, numbers, and shapes for the light table

Make your own letters and numbers for the light table with colored glue and cookie cutters!

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DIY Magnetic Board

Make your own magnet board for home or for your early childhood classroom! See this post to learn how!

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Ten ways to use your noodle

Noodles bring a big variety of playful opportunities into the preschool classroom!

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A round up of DIY toddler board books

A round up of DIY board books for young children.

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DIY toddler block board book

Having fun exploring our DIY Toddler Block Board Book!

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How to make blank toddler board books

Make your own toddler blank board open-close or turn-around board books!

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How to make toddler tubes

A simple DIY toddler tube for all kinds of toddler play!

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DIY play dough magnets for the magnetic board

Keep a hot glue gun around in your preschool classroom and make your own magnets for the magnetic board!

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Zoom, zoom around the DIY magnetic race track

Create your own magnetic race track and race cars for preschool!

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Simple easels for outdoor painting

Make your own simple easels to take outdoors for some outdoor easel painting…

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