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Writing thank you notes

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Creating thank you notes is a great way to invite students to show appreciation, develop writing skills, and think about what is important to them.

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Yarn drawings in preschool

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Inviting children to expand their drawing skills by adding simple drawing prompts!

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DIY chalk rocks for preschool

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While I am on a DIY rock making mission, I thought I would share my DIY chalk rocks with you!

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Pizza toss drawing game for preschool

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One of our many ways of exploring pizzas in preschool included this simple DIY pizza toss game!

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What can you find in a people house? Exploring with Dr. Seuss

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We read the Dr. Seuss book “In a People House” and then spent time exploring things you can find in a people house all around our preschool classroom.

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Drawing lines and ladders for math

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The subject of ladders came up in my classroom a few weeks (or longer) ago and my class has been asking for me to bring a ladder in that they could climb ever since. So today, I brought in a ladder and we explored the ladder along with drawing our own lines and letters for math.

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Gift box chalkboard writing game

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Put a little holiday spirit into your chalkboard easel with this fun chalkboard gift box game for preschoolers!

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Holiday window tracing

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We spent time tracing many different holiday symbols with the help of the lighting from our big windows in our preschool classroom!

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Turkey toss drawings

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Today in preschool, we tossed the dice to inspire some rather unique turkey drawings!

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Exploring all kinds of shapes with salt box drawing

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To promote time with shape recognition and drawing, I transferred our salt into to boxes that come in different shapes.

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I can see: drawing the five senses

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Exploring the five senses with this simple googly eyed drawing activity in preschool.

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DIY chalk box

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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!

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Exploring numbers with lines and dots

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We spent time exploring numbers and drawing lines by making our own dot-to-dots after reading the book “Chicka Chick 123″ by Bill Martin Jr.

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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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Puffy paint sunflowers

Puffy Paint Sunflowers

Using puffy paint to draw sunflowers in preschool promotes the use of our fine motor skills!

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Wonderful watermelons

We spent the morning reading about watermelons, tasting and creating watermelons in our preschool classroom!

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