Which parking spot has your name on it? The children were invited to find out as they headed over to our parking lot name game throughout the morning!
My grandson loves his cars and trucks so I thought I would introduce him to a simple version of ramps and cars this week. I started by making a simple toddler-sized ramp that he could easily explore.
Have you ever noticed the similarities between road maps and mazes? We are exploring the connection between the two this week in preschool.
Exploring the light table doesn’t have to be complicated or all planned out. Everyday things in the classroom are just as fun too!
Create your own magnetic race track and race cars for preschool!
A super simple book and idea for exploring the parts of a car with preschool age children!
Exploring crayons and cars on our DIY over-sized printable car mat…
The children and I made our very own paper car mat for the block center…
Our car painting turned into a surprise lesson on color mixing!
Today, I happened by this class to see what was up and while there, I discovered the real teacher hard at work play. This young teacher (a Pre-K student) was holding a set of cards that had been made for the transportation activity box. Each card had a different color of car on the front […]
As long as I have been teaching, I have been including car painting in my lesson plans. That would be over 20 years of ruining Hot Wheels and other cars (that are probably now collectibles) with paint and water… Today as I walked around, I observed children painting with cars yet again. But as I […]
I didn’t really have a plan for this activity and it isn’t something that will probably get hung up on the refrigerator but Wy had a terrific time with it… I set out a sheet of black construction paper and put a few dots of white paint on the paper. I told Wy that we […]