Holidays present the opportunity to introduce new words and ideas in our classroom. This Thanksgiving, we introduced cornucopias.
We recently spent a morning exploring different types of fruit. With that fruit, we created a delicious rainbow fruit salad. What we learned is that cooking in the classroom is about so much more than just measuring, slicing, and pouring. It can be a multi-sensory experience... To begin our morning, we read a delightful story called "End of the Rainbow Fruit Salad." It is a simple book that explores both colors and numbers, as well [...]
Come and see why real life experiences are an important part of the learning experience both at home and in the preschool classroom!
Scientific discoveries made as we explore fruits and vegetables in the preschool classroom.
More about cooking with kids in my preschool classroom!
There are all kinds of simple scales you can provide for inviting children to explore weight. Set out a set of scales along with a variety of items for the children to explore and compare... The bowls on the top of these scales come off which allows the children to easily fill the bowls then balance the bowls back on the scales and it also allows for the weighing of larger items like the fruit [...]