Giving a few pointers to my class of preschoolers on how to draw their mothers along with reading the book “The Dress I’ll Wear to the Party.”
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…
Reading and coloring with a purple crayon just like Harold did!
Our students love to color so we thought during our color review week, we would mix it up a little and let them try coloring with crayon bundles…. In almost every case, the children began by making the crayons go round and round on their paper… Trying to get all the crayons to touch the […]
A focus on coloring within the lines will not lead towards creative expression, imagination, and the ability to think outside of the lines!
Creating structured and unstructured opportunities to draw and write.
Here are some ideas to consider when giving your preschool students opportunities to color or write. Offer Choices Provide your preschoolers with a variety of writing tools to choose from. Add crayons, markers, pencils, pens, colored pencils, and chalk of different sizes and shapes. Provide access to different types of paper as well such as […]
Set out a piece of paper and some crayons and see the growth and development that is taking place. Fine motor skills are being strenthened as preschoolers grasp the crayons and hold on tight enough to make the color show up on their paper. Eye-hand coordination is challenged as preschoolers learn to use the crayons […]