Spiders are quite common around our preschool and so we spent a little time reading about and making our own very busy spiders.
Our children retold the story and created painted picture collages in the style of Eric Carle.
Come and see this wonderful collection of Eric Carle books and activities!
We read the wonderful book titled "Mister Seahorse" by Eric Carle then enjoyed making our own under-the-sea paintings...
We read the wonderful book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle and created our own tissue paper caterpillars!
Exploring the wonderful books of Eric Carle. Today, we are reading "The Grouchy Ladybug" and making our own ladybugs too!
I have almost always started our day with circle time in preschool. I choose a great children's book along with other conversation sparkers that ultimately branch out into a variety of other content areas like art, math, and so forth... But lately, my three year old nephew, Wy, has been teaching me to rethink my approach a bit and to be more willing to "teach outside of the box".... The other day, I posted a [...]
Last week, I got a chuckle out of reading "The 'Correct' Tools?" and the comments from Mrs. Karen's Preschool. Towards the end of her post, Karen stated... "The "correct tools" in my classroom are ones that encourage fun, creativity and yes, lots and lots of giggles. Why in this world would anyone settle for just paint brushes when there is a world of possibilities out there? Oh well... I guess I should stop the ranting [...]
Today is Eric Carle's birthday and in honor of his birthday, a large group of bloggers have been putting together ideas that would go nicely with many of his books. I love so many of Eric Carle's books that I had a hard time narrowing it down. But after much ado, I have narrowed down my choice to a sweet idea for "The Mixed-Up Chameleon"... This book is about a chameleon who isn't happy with [...]