We are highlighting some of the best winter posts shared in the latest Discover and Explore linky!
More indoor large motor activities shared by our blogging friends on the Discover and Explore linky.
Last week, the Discover and Explore team asked our fellow bloggers to link up their December holiday activities. We had so many fabulous ideas that were shared! Today I'm going to highlight some of our favorite Christmas tree crafts and activities... Fun at Home with Kids shared this super cute oversized sticky contact paper Christmas tree... Mama Papa Bubba also shared another wonderful use of contact paper with this life size sticky Christmas tree... Here [...]
In the winter time, we have a lot of requests for indoor games and large motor activities. While we try to get outdoors, even for a small amount of time each and everyday, Midwest winters can be frigid forcing our time outside to be limited. For that reason, we've compiled a list of our favorite ways to get kids up and moving in the classroom... Large motor activities should be a vital part of any [...]
There are so many wonderful ways to celebrate the holidays with pinecones and pine needles. Today we are sharing six of our favorite classroom ideas.
Last week, the Discover and Explore team shared our ideas for cooking with kids and we asked our fellow bloggers to do the same. Today I am highlighting a few easy recipes for children to make, mostly on their own... A Day in the Life of a Preschool Teacher gives us simple ideas to get kids involved in making their own meals. And she also shares great ideas for encouraging an appreciation of food by [...]
Let's take a quick look at the important process of promoting life skills in the preschool classroom!
Last week our fellow bloggers shared some awesome Thanksgiving activities in the Discover and Explore linky. Today I'm sharing four different ways to make "gratitude trees" or "thankful trees." These trees are a fun way for children to express their thoughts of thankfulness... Mrs. O'Daniels shared these colorful thankful trees that her children made for their grandparents... Adventures in Wunderland shared this really sweet handprint thankful tree… Makeovers and Motherhood shared a printable template for their thankfulness trees... [...]
We recently spent a morning exploring different types of fruit. With that fruit, we created a delicious rainbow fruit salad. What we learned is that cooking in the classroom is about so much more than just measuring, slicing, and pouring. It can be a multi-sensory experience... To begin our morning, we read a delightful story called "End of the Rainbow Fruit Salad." It is a simple book that explores both colors and numbers, as well [...]
Last week, the Discover and Explore team invited our blogging friends to share their best science activities. We received a wonderful response and would like to highlight a few of our favorites today.. Crafting Connections shared some fantastic ways to encourage young scientists with this practical guide... Blog Me Mom shared this really cool red cabbage experiment , along with some great ideas for dramatic play... And Little Bins for Little Hands shared their experience exploring [...]