Light Table

Fall leaves at the light table

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A really good light table can make all the difference in the classroom experience of using a light table. I am sharing about our new light table and exploring fall leaves with our leaf windows!

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Exploring our world with DIY color scopes

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Exploring color with our DIY Color Scopes in Preschool!

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Five fun ways to teach with tape

Teaching with Tape

Introducing five fun ways teachers can use tape in the preschool classroom to promote learning and play!

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Matching upper and lowercase letters on the light table

A fun way to review the alphabet is by matching upper and lowercase letters on the light table.

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L is for lines

Learning about the sound of the letter L was a fun experience as we played games on lines taped to the carpet and traced lines on the light table.

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Lemon drops on the light table

We’ve have been building our eye-hand coordination by playing with lemon drops on the light table in preschool.

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Light table explorations

Exploring the light table doesn’t have to be complicated or all planned out. Everyday things in the classroom are just as fun too!

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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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Everyday light table play

We play everyday on the light table. Come and see some of the things we do and join in on the light table linky!

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Candy cane sensory tubes for preschool

Candy cane sensory tubes are amazing tools for play! See this idea and ways this idea can be extended for more great fun!

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Exploring the light table in preschool

Exploring turkeys on the light table plus a few other items we have added to our light table!

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Exploring mixed-up chameleons with Eric Carle

Today is Eric Carle’s birthday and in honor of his birthday, a large group of bloggers have been putting together ideas that would go nicely with many of his books. I love so many of Eric Carle’s books that I had a hard time narrowing it down. But after much ado, I have narrowed down […]

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Painting on the light table

With my new light table all ready to go, I just had to play with it here at home and the first thing I wanted to try was a little painting… Now keep in mind that this is my DIY light table so there is no plug or electricity and because the lid is totally […]

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DIY: Making a mini-light box for preschool

Once I start trying to figure out an idea, I tend to go overboard so I hope I am not driving everyone crazy with all the light box posts. I have one more very simple light box idea to share and I think I will have given you all my best efforts of creating a […]

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Have fun with button lights in preschool

I love those little surprises that come up along the way and this is one of those times where the best things come when the child leads the way! While I was busy making my light table, Wy was busy playing with the button lights… At first I wasn’t paying attention but then I realized […]

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DIY light table for preschool

On my wish list is a brand new light table but I have a very long wish list and not much patience. After seeing so many wonderful light table ideas and reading a bunch of amazing ideas on Teach Preschool on Facebook about using a light table, I decided to try making my own… This […]

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