These preschoolers are up to something fishy!

This week has been all about the wonderful creatures who live in the pond. The children have been exploring fish, turtles, and frogs. Today, the children created some bright and colorful fish! The teacher set out the fish, colorful scraps of construction paper, and glue for each child. Then the teacher explained the process to the entire group of children so they will understand what they are to do when they go to the tables. [...]

By | August 26th, 2010|Categories: Around the Classroom, Creative Art|Tags: , , |7 Comments

These preschoolers are up to something fishy!

This week has been all about the wonderful creatures who live in the pond. The children have been exploring fish, turtles, and frogs. Today, the children created some bright and colorful fish! The teacher set out the fish, colorful scraps of construction paper, and glue for each child. Then the teacher explained the process to the entire group of children so they will understand what they are to do when they go to the tables. [...]

By | August 26th, 2010|Categories: Around the Classroom, Creative Art|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Making your own fishing poles for preschool

Fishing poles can be made in many ways and can be used for all kinds of preschool activities.  This fishing pole is simply a dowel rod that I painted then taped on a length of yarn. At the end of the yarn, I added a small, but strong, magnet wrapped in a thin piece of material. To go with each fishing pole is a cloth carrier. By storing each pole in a carrier, I don't [...]

By | June 28th, 2010|Categories: Quick Tips for Preschool Teachers|Tags: , |3 Comments