Discover and explore dinosaur eggs

This week our Discover and Explore team has chosen to share with you simple activities you can do to promote and talk about dinosaurs and fossils. As part of our dinosaur adventures, my students found this very interesting dinosaur nest sitting on the table in our outdoor classroom filled with dinosaur eggs.

By | October 16th, 2013|Categories: Discover and Explore|Tags: , , , , |5 Comments

Teach Preschool in the news: Save those easter eggs!

This morning, I had a special guest join me for my three minute segment on local Indiana Fox 59 Morning News... Tristan and his parents joined me at the news studio bright and early this morning to present my newest segment - see video below.  Everyone pitched in to help me get ready... First I have to set out all the props I will need on this large rolling bar... Some of the paint spilled [...]

By | April 21st, 2011|Categories: Media|Tags: , , , , , , , |6 Comments

Plastic egg color mixing water play science in preschool

They say to keep your titles short but I couldn't decide what to call this so I threw in the all the words that describe this activity! This is a fun little activity for exploring water and color mixing. I have written this post with examples of questions that can be asked as the children explore the materials... Start by putting a few drops of food color in each of your plastic eggs.. Then close [...]

Crack open the egg and paint in preschool

  Kids just love to crack open the egg when doing a cooking activity so I thought we could have a little fun with cracking open plastic eggs too.. Just add a little bit of watered down paint inside the plastic eggs... If the paint is too thick, it wont drip out very well. You can add liquid starch instead of water to get the paint less runny but not so thick that it is [...]

By | April 7th, 2011|Categories: Easter, Painting|Tags: , , , , , |12 Comments