Special Occasions

Making invitations for our Thanksgiving feast in preschool

The children are preparing for a thanksgiving feast at our school. They started by making these turkey hand print invitations. The parents are invited to come in and join the children for the big day… We used fall colors to paint each child’s hand… The palm of the hand is painted brown and the fingers […]

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Celebrating grandparents day in preschool

I have been getting a lot of requests on my Facebook page for Grandparent’s Day so I thought I would share with everyone some of the ideas posted by the members of my facebook page along with the ideas shown below! Make a simple pot of flowers to give to Grandma and Grandpa. This is […]

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Birthday party planning for preschool

Celebrating birthdays in the preschool classroom!

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Framing your preschool artwork

The children have been creating all summer and the teachers have been saving a selection of each child’s art for an end of the summer Art Gallery. Part of preparing the artwork for the gallery is framing the art. I took a little look around to see how the children are framing their artwork and […]

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Making props for the preschool program

Tonight I have been working on the props for our preschool program. One of the dances is called Caterpillar Conga and we wanted to have each boy be a part of the caterpillar. I am still choosing whether to have a polka-dotted caterpillar, circle caterpillar, or just plain green.  The boys are only three and […]

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Musical production in preschool

Each year, I have the privilege of directing a preschool musical at one of our local schools. I thought I would share a few tips about preparing preschoolers to sing or dance for their parents… To help the children know where to stand during the presentation, I mark the floor with colorful painters tape. Painter’s tape is easily […]

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A collection of earth day ideas for preschool

A collection of earth day activities for preschoolers!

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