Games

Who stole the candy from the candy cane jar?

Playing our own rendition of Who Stole the Candy from the Candy Cane Jar?

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Touch and Feel Scarecrows

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We played a simple game to take a look at the textures of our scarecrows a little more closely in preschool!

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I can day in preschool : circletime

Exploring “I Can Day” during our first week of preschool gave us the opportunity to discover many of the things we can do in preschool!

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The color of birds and painting with color cubes

The Painting Cube is a great way to turn the painting process into a game as well as draw attention to each color used in the painting process.

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A colorful outdoor game for preschoolers to play

Get outside and play this simple color mix-up game. A great way to give those large motor skills a workout!

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The listening game and celebrating National Book Week 2012

Enjoying the wonderful book “The Listening Walk” by Paul Showers and playing a super silly listening game!

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Earth Day blog hop: earth day fishing game

Someone left a few things that don’t belong in our fish pond : an Earth Day game and book for preschoolers!

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Guest Post: A homemade light table for preschool

A wonderful version of the DIY light table by Cynthia Tanguay!

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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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The color game in preschool

This is a little game we made for our preschoolers to have fun working on color recognition… First we made a little cube and put a different color on each side – red, yellow, blue, green, orange, and purple. Then we cut out 6 large circles from construction paper and laminated them… The object of […]

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Colorful fine motor play in preschool

The children have been exploring this wonderful color matching game…. The game board was colored with markers then laminated and the clothespins were painted to match each color… The children simply used their fingers to squeeze a clothespin and clip it on to the matching color on the wheel… It is a wonderful way to […]

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Preschool game: All wrapped up like a mummy

For this Halloween game, we used toilet paper to wrap up like a mummy. Some of the children tried to wrap up their own legs and arms which proved to be quite challenging. Many of the two year olds took a minute to warm up to the idea of getting wrapped up at all! But […]

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Preschool game: Don’t get caught in the spider web!

Another game that was played during our Halloween party was the spider web game. To make this game, the teacher starts by having the children pass a ball of yarn around the circle. Then the children hold on to the yarn and pass it across the circle – going back and forth until we have […]

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Going on an I spy walk in preschool

Our preschoolers loved this little I spy game! This activity was inspired by Nanette Sposito of Little Wonders Preschool. Nanette presented photos of an entire I-Spy theme of activities on Facebook that her class did over the summer and I just loved it. I created a little picture-checklist for the children to use as clues […]

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