In the Mailbox: butterfly jar

Last week I ordered this butterfly jar and it came in the mail today! I found this little gem from Surviving a Teacher's Salary and for some crazy reason, I bought it! I plan to take it to preschool for my very own show and tell. The butterfly isn't real but it looks almost real. It flitters around in the jar when you tap on the lid or when the lid gets some extra vibration. [...]

By | April 6th, 2011|Categories: Around the Classroom|Tags: , , , |9 Comments

Butterfly sensory bags for preschoolers

I read this terrific idea over at Crafty-Crafted on how to make butterfly goody bags! As soon as I saw them, I started thinking of other ways you could use this idea.... When I see an idea that I love, I always want to see what else can be done with it.... I tried this several ways and each time, I learned something new so here is what I found worked best. Start by putting [...]

By | April 5th, 2011|Categories: Around the Classroom|Tags: , , , |26 Comments