Hearts at the easel

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Of all the painting experiences I share with my students, the one they most enjoy is anything that has to do with painting at the easel.

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Heart math : Five simple math ideas for preschoolers

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Here are five simple heart math ideas our prek students explored this week.

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Chopstick painting

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Exploring a new art process with a book and a pair of real chopsticks!

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The name game

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We’ve all heard of the “Name Game” song, but this is a fun large motor game with lots of different possibilities!

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Ice gems

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Exploring beautiful ice gems in preschool…

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Color mixing

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A simple, yet engaging color mixing activity for preschoolers…

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The step ladder game

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The step ladder game is a simple game that we made up and added to the end of our ladder exploration day.

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Drawing lines and ladders for math

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The subject of ladders came up in my classroom a few weeks (or longer) ago and my class has been asking for me to bring a ladder in that they could climb ever since. So today, I brought in a ladder and we explored the ladder along with drawing our own lines and letters for math.

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Listening at the easel

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Continuing with our interest in listening, I set up the easel for my students to enjoy a little listening time as they painted as the easel.

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Let’s listen with a listening tube

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We have been exploring our sense of hearing by listening around the classroom but we started our day by listening with our simple to make listening tubes.

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Don’t push my button!

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You quickly learn that if you don’t want a preschooler to do something then just start your sentence with the word “Don’t!”. Come see what my preschoolers are saying, “Don’t push my button!”

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Gathering up simple materials for creative art

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We are introducing two unique and inexpensive art materials to our class. Perhaps you even have them around your house!

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How we make our own snacks in preschool

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Cooking in the classroom can be challenging, but it can also be fun!  Our children love any opportunity to take part in preparing their own snack.  So it was no surprise that our pre-k students were so eager to make their own banana pudding cups for snack.  They would like to share with you how […]

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Our daily schedule in preschool

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Stop by and read all about our daily schedule in preschool. Then be sure to share your own schedule with us too!

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Signing in to preschool

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Part of our morning routine includes signing in on our clip board. Come and see how the process is going in our preschool classroom.

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Hugs and kisses tic-tac-toe

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You won’t find a game sweeter than our hugs and kisses tic tac toe!

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