There is something so simple yet rewarding about making paper plate pumpkins. I know, because I sat down with my class and made my own paper plate pumpkin and while making it, I realized that the process was relaxing, simple, creative, and fun…
Last week, on the Discover and Explore linky, we invited our fellow bloggers to share their favorite Halloween posts. A lot of really fun activities were linked up. Some activities were a little creepy! Some were really cute! And others were really cool! Read on to find out our favorites… By this time in the […]
This week our Discover and Explore team has chosen to share with you simple activities you can do to promote and talk about dinosaurs and fossils. As part of our dinosaur adventures, my students found this very interesting dinosaur nest sitting on the table in our outdoor classroom filled with dinosaur eggs.
We spent a week exploring dinosaurs all through out our centers. As part of the children’s exploration of dinosaurs, they spent lots of time playing in our dinosaur land which was located right inside our sand table…
Join me this Monday, October 14, 2013 from 9 – 10pm EST on Twitter for a discussion on Outdoor Learning and Conservation and a chat with expert educators and Georgia-Pacific: We will be sharing ideas that you can do to bring learning outdoors. In honor of World Teachers’ Day which took place on October 5th, we’ll be […]
When I come across a picture book that has a few very carefully chosen words along with amazing illustrations, I get so excited. The book titled, “Tall” by Jez Alborough was the perfect book to get us talking about the words, “small, tall, and fall.”
Ghosts and monsters and spiders, oh my! A fun, and not so spooky, way to celebrate Halloween in preschool is by exploring all the fun and silliness that comes along with this holiday. Over the past few years, we have had a lot of fun learning about spiders at Halloween. Today I’m going to share […]
We have been introducing several types of sewing processes into the mix of things we do in our classroom and these simple sewing jars have been a nice way to introduce the basic concept of sewing to our little ones… The jars are clear plastic jars that I picked up over the summer from the […]