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Handprint flower fun

Handprints are always more fun when we get to paint our own hands in preschool!

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Springtime easel starters

Using easel starters, our prekindergarten age children created paintings to show the growth from seed to flower!

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Springing into fun with flowers

Check out this fun spring time art activity! But caution: It’s messy!

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Painting a rainbow of flowers : Lois Ehlert style

Creating Lois Ehlert style bouquets in our preschool classroom today. A great opportunity to explore the illustrations from the books we love!

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Making a baby footprint painting

Making a footprint flower painting with my grand baby!

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Teach Preschool in the news: exploring plants and nature

Exploring flowers and plants with preschoolers!

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Still life flower drawings in kindergarten

This is the final activity we did with our flower bouquets. You can see the other posts here > painting with flowers, a flower canvas, and cutting flower stems. I have also seen many different folks share about still life drawings which made me really want to give this a try with the kids… To get this […]

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Cutting flower stems in preschool

Cutting flower stems in preschool Perhaps I should have titled this post “Attempting to cut flower stems in preschool” because child scissors don’t make much of a dent in the stems. However, one of our students figured out how to make this work…. These are left-over stems from our flower bouquets which I posted about […]

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Painting with a bouquet of flowers in preschool

Did you save the flower bouquet for preschool? I have shared how the kindergarten class made a flower canvas from a flower bouquet that was just about ready to be thrown out. Here are some additional activities to use up those flowers from the flower bouquet as well… While at one table, the children were making […]

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Creating with the parts of flowers

Exploring the parts of a flower with this fun and creative activity!

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Creating a flower collage in preschool

Collages are a simple way for children to extend their understanding of different concepts that they are exploring or showing an interest in… Collage materials can include any kind of materials you can possibly think of. These children are making what I would consider one of the most basic types of collages using pictures and […]

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Exploring seeds in preschool

This activity box is filled with a variety of dry beans and pasta for a little spring garden sensory play…. If you are wondering why there is pasta mixed into the mix – I can’t really say except that it provides a little more color and texture… As with any sensory activity like this, we […]

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Is this flower taller or shorter than a preschooler?

The preschoolers got a giggle out of comparing who was taller and who was shorter than the flower!

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Endless fun with flowers in preschool

The preschool children loved playing with the flowers and play dough from one of our spring activity boxes!

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Spring up your preschool classroom with pussy willows!

The children made pussy willows in preschool today! They started out by exploring a real pussy willow. We had to be careful because if we handled the branch too much the little buds (catkins) would fall of the branch very easily. So instead we took one of the catkins off and let the children feel […]

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We made tissue paper flowers in preschool

Tissue paper is such a wonderful product to work with in preschool. The bright colors that are available lend to wonderful opportunities for exploring art. Each child was given a paper flower shape as their canvas… The children painted the stem and leaves of the flower with green paint. Controlling the flow of paint is […]

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