caterpillars

Butterflies all around the classroom

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Spring is a wonderful time to explore butterflies and their life cycles! Today I am sharing some great ways to learn about butterflies all around the classroom…

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Tissue paper caterpillars

We read the wonderful book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle and created our own tissue paper caterpillars!

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We made caterpillars in preschool

There are some activities that just look like fun and this caterpillar painting activity is one of my favorites…. The teachers set out bright colors of paint, some plastic cups, and some plastic forks. The children used the plastic forks to scratch some green grass on their paper… We had all kinds of green grass […]

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Exploring weather patterns in preschool

To extend the weather graphing experience over time, the children help to create a weather caterpillar… Each day, the children add a new circle to their weather caterpillar and discuss the patterns in the weather. As you can see below, the weather pattern is “rainy, rainy, cloudy, cloudy” (AABB)… In the younger classes, the teacher […]

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Simple flowers, caterpillars, and rainbows in preschool

I keep this product in my kitchen cabinet all the time and love it because of its special kind of adhesive ability to wrap up foods with an easy seal. I buy Glad Press’n Seal wrap from the local grocery store or Walmart. Pull out a length of the sealing wrap and set it out […]

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