Science and Nature

Dandelion blow painting

Dandelion Blow Painting

This year we had more dandelions than I have ever seen surrounding our wooded area so we put all those dandelions to good work in our preschool classroom.

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Drip-drop nature painting in preschool

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Along with new growth comes an invitation to spend our morning hunting for different colors of nature and creating our own drip-drop nature paintings.

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Five tips for taking preschool journals outside

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Come and see these five tips shared for taking preschool journals outside.

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Balancing bubbles in preschool

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Exploring bubbles in a bottle gave us a unique way to explore many new scientific and engineering terms in our preschool classroom.

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Exploring balance in preschool

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This week, we brought out the levels and have been exploring balance in preschool.

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Supplementing the preschool curriculum with My Big World from Scholastic

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Exploring the wonderful resource provided by Scholastic and how we use “Our Big World with Clifford” in our preschool classroom.

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Creating a mini-greenhouse in preschool

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Creating a mini-greenhouse and planting beans! Now we can watch our beans grow in preschool!

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Gummy worm science

Yesterday, I shared with you how we used live worms to create a worm farm. Today, I’d like to tell you about our gummy worm science.

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Gummy worm science on Indiana Fox 59 morning news

Gummy Worms and Worm Farm shared by Deborah Stewart on Fox 59 Morning News!

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Building a worm farm

A fun way to welcome spring is by studying worms. Last week, we created a worm farm.

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Exploring life cycles

We’ve been exploring life cycles of plants and animals in preschool. Come along to see how we put an early childhood spin on this topic.

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How we can explore rocks in preschool

We recently spent a day playing, creating, and learning with rocks. Come along as we discover all the ways we can explore rocks in preschool.

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14 fun flower activities for preschoolers

Here are 14 fun flower activities that you can explore with your preschoolers.

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Elephant toothpaste

February is National Children’s Dental month and we’ve been having all kinds of fun learning how animals have different types of teeth!  To extend our study into science, we created elephant toothpaste… We began our study of animal teeth by reading our Scholastic Weekly Reader.  The front cover of the Weekly Reader gave us a […]

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The mystery color experiment

All preschoolers love to see how baking soda and vinegar react. We’ve added a new twist with our mystery color experiment.

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Winter Wonderland: Snowman in a Bag

Exploring how snow melts and turns into water with this fun and simple snowman in a bag science activity!

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