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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Brilliant block play

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There are so many brilliant ways to use building blocks in your home or classroom that I thought I might take a few minutes to highlight some of them.

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The preschool art gallery

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Throughout part of our school year, we began saving a few pieces of the children’s artwork so to have a sampling of each child’s work that we could display in our simple preschool art gallery… It is always amazing to me how different artwork looks once you frame it or mount it on a colored background. […]

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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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Ten terrific ways to get the most out of water play

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Discover these terrific tips for how to get the most out of water play!

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Popsicle patterns, lines, and designs in preschool

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Stop on by and check out our exploration of popsicle patterns, lines, and designs in our preschool classroom!

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Popsicle watercolor paint for preschool

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A wonderful exploration of color, smell, taste, and creativity using one simple ingredient! Popsicle Paint!

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Inspiring outdoor playscapes

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Sometimes, it is hard to think of ideas to spruce up your outdoor play area.   With summer just around the corner, I wanted to share some child-friendly backyards and outdoor playscapes that I find to be so inspiring… Turn your screened-in porch into an outdoor studio If you have been following us for awhile, you […]

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Simple child made discovery bottles

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My students enjoy making their own discovery bottles only their version is a little more simple than the ones they find sitting around the window seal of my outdoor classroom.

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6 ways to encourage writing in preschool

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There are many different ways to encourage writing skills with preschool aged children.  Today I’m going to share with you some of the ways we encourage beginning writing in our preschool classroom… When it comes to writing, the most important thing to remember is that it should be fun!  Shouldn’t that apply to all learning? From time […]

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Roll up piano keyboard for the music center

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Having a full piano or even a large keyboard isn’t always possible unless you have something as cool as this rollup piano in preschool!

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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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Paintbrushes not required

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Simple and unique ways to paint without paintbrushes!

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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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Zz is for a zany zebra

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Exploring the letter Zz by making zebra stripes in preschool!

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