I have a little guy in my classroom that is always talking to me about a treasure he has found here or there and what goes well with treasure? Why a treasure map! Inspired by my little guys interest in treasure and treasure maps, we went on a simple exploration of a broad range of maps.
Throughout the school year, make sure to invest time in planning activities that promote various types of large motor skills!
We discovered that there are a whole lot of holes to be explored all throughout the preschool classroom!
Exploring leaves outside and extending the fun inside with our Alphabet Tree letter review!
With the help of my preschool students, we came up with our own DIY pumpkin puzzles!
Exploring pumpkins and then having fun exploring the seeds with pumpkin seed soup!
Dominoes are a wonderful tool for play and I have a collection of dominoes that I pull out every school year for the children to explore. On this particular day, the children spent time tinkering with dominoes on our tinker table…
Following the children’s lead has led to new kinds of waterplay!
Exploring fingers and hands while the children enjoy the process of making their own handprints!
Exploring the letters of the alphabet or even your child’s name with leaves!
Today with our preschool class, we explored the different colors that the leaves change into as this season progresses, observing different greens, yellows, oranges, and even browns!
I want my group times to be all about building community and in my mind, building community is all about being close together, being engaged in the process, being aware of each other as needed, and making any necessary adjustments as we go along.