Exploring our flag for Fourth of July in preschool

In celebration of Fourth of July, we had a little discussion on taking care of our flags and then we did a little practice trying to fold them too... We talked about why the flag should not touch the ground. This brought up words like respect, symbol, and freedom... Then we all took turns learning how to fold the flag... We worked together in pairs to fold the flags... And we learned how to fold [...]

By | July 2nd, 2011|Categories: Fourth of July, Holiday Ideas|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

DIY valentine boxes and cards for preschool

This is a really cool and simple valentine box and matching valentine cards you can make with your preschooler. Start off with a sheet of poster board and fold it in half - long edge to long edge... Now open it back up and fold the long edges into the center leaving four creases lengthwise in your board... Now fold the poster board into thirds from the short edge. See below... When you open the [...]

By | February 8th, 2011|Categories: Valentine's Day|Tags: , , , , |12 Comments