In celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month, we spent the morning brushing teeth all around the classroom which meant we had some serious small motor strengthening going on too! Mr. Big Mouth on the chalkboard needed lots of help keeping his teeth clean... All day long, his teeth kept getting stains on them but fortunately, someone would stop by and clean them up with a good toothbrushing. We tried a little toothbrush painting at the easel [...]
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!
While I am on a DIY rock making mission, I thought I would share my DIY chalk rocks with you!
Put a little holiday spirit into your chalkboard easel with this fun chalkboard gift box game for preschoolers!
I happened to pick up some a short while ago and I must tell you that it is hard not to get carried away with DIY chalkboard paint projects like our DIY Chalkboard Boxes!
Chalk paint is so simple to make and because it includes a little bit of chalk pounding, the process of making chalk paint is quite fun too.
Making clouds disappear is almost like magic!
This is a little chalk board that I made at home for the kids to use at preschool... I am not a natural crafter or woodworking kind of gal so there are probably better ways to make this but this worked very well for me and the kids love it... I found this little wooden frame set in the Walmart woodworking craft section. It is supposed to be used as a picture frame to hang [...]
Today the children were exploring rain and the goal was to make a rainy day picture with chalk... First they were to create a picture with the chalk and then sprinkle some water, like rain, on top of the chalk drawing... The children were interested in making the rain but they were not grasping how the rain (water) made any difference on the chalk. Part of the reason was because they hadn't used enough of [...]
In this classroom the children are literally writing on the walls! The bottom half of the wall is painted in chalk board paint around two whole walls of the classroom. Each of the children who have decided to write on the walls have a piece of chalk in one hand and an eraser in the other hand. They erase as fast as they draw. It is obvious that erasing is a very important part of [...]