Inchworm sensory and magnet play in preschool

Continuing with our inchworm fun, the children really enjoyed this inchworm magnet and sensory play activity... I used a paper shredder to make some green "grass" from construction paper.  I think I cut up about 5 sheets of paper to get all of this paper.  For the inchworms, Miss Abby helped me cut up some green pipe cleaners and then bend them up and down a bit... Because the pipe cleaners are magnetic, we also [...]

By | November 4th, 2011|Categories: Activity Boxes|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Exploring spring sensory play with preschoolers

When I fill a sensory table, I usually have everything already in it that I think the children would like to play with but today, I just set out set out different items for Tristan to choose from... I set out a basket of rocks, some colorful green rice, a pile  of plastic bugs, paint brushes, plastic laundry lids (for cups), and a set of scales... Tristan poured the rice in the sensory table first... [...]

By | May 5th, 2011|Categories: Science and Nature, Sensory Play|Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments