Eric Carle

Making our own very busy spiders and spider webs

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Spiders are quite common around our preschool and so we spent a little time reading about and making our own very busy spiders.

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Painted paper collages and storytelling inspired by Eric Carle

Our children retold the story and created painted picture collages in the style of Eric Carle.

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A wonderful collection of Eric Carle books and activities

Come and see this wonderful collection of Eric Carle books and activities!

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Sponge painted fish

We read the wonderful book titled “Mister Seahorse” by Eric Carle then enjoyed making our own under-the-sea paintings…

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Tissue paper caterpillars

We read the wonderful book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle and created our own tissue paper caterpillars!

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Torn paper grouchy ladybugs

Exploring the wonderful books of Eric Carle. Today, we are reading “The Grouchy Ladybug” and making our own ladybugs too!

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Starting with the activity and ending with the book in preschool

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 […]

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Painting with a mop and a preschooler

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 […]

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Exploring mixed-up chameleons with Eric Carle

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 […]

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