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Colorful fun with musical notes

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As part of our unit on xylophones, we invited the children to explore some simple and colorful fun with musical notes.

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Blue print designs

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We recently spent some extra time exploring the color blue and this particular process of making blue print designs ended up being far more engaging to my students than I ever thought it would. I love it when every child in the classroom takes their time exploring a process.

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Making our mark in the snow

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We are always looking for new and interesting ways to explore snow in our classroom. This one really hits the mark!

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Explore and discover bubbles in a bowl science

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Today’s explore and discovery linky is all about science! I can’t tell you how much we enjoyed this simple science process with bubbles and water color!

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Simple shape games on the felt board

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The kinds of games we play with the felt board are not all that complicated and all I really need are just a few bight and colorful felt pieces and I have everyone’s attention.

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Fall flower water science

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Yesterday I shared with you how we explored and collected the colors of fall flowers and today I want to share with you our fall flower water science.

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Exploring the colorful flowers of fall

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Since our leaves haven’t changed color yet we introduced fall colors by exploring the flowers of fall and soon we will explore fall leaves.

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Building fine motor skills with cotton ball painting

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We spent time in preschool exploring the fine motor process of cotton ball painting with a clothespin!

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Make and explore watercolor science

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Our preschool class explored the process of making their own watercolor paint plus a simple paper towel science too!

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Drawing and story telling with a purple crayon

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While I read the classic tale of “Harold and the Purple Crayon” to my students, I invited them to tell me their own purple crayon story.

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Stirring up colorful designs through sensory coloring

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The children had fun using jumbo sized crayons to stir up a colorful design through sensory coloring!

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Exploring our world with DIY color scopes

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Exploring color with our DIY Color Scopes in Preschool!

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Water color wheels

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To give our students time to explore the process of mixing colors and a color wheel, we invited our students to explore water color mixing on a paper towel!

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A lesson in color mixing

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All through out the year, I give my students lots of opportunities for exploring concepts such as color mixing but along with the freedom to explore, I will often take the time to sit down with my students and walk through a concept. This lesson in color mixing is an example of such a time…

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DIY Kleenex box (math) games

DIY Math Boxes

Exploring math with these fun do-it-yourself fun math boxes and lots of stuff saved from around the school or house!

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Drip-drop nature painting in preschool

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Along with new growth comes an invitation to spend our morning hunting for different colors of nature and creating our own drip-drop nature paintings.

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