Holidays

Marvelous mittens

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The Mitten is one of our favorite winter stories to share with our preschool children. Today I’m sharing a few activities to go along with the book.

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Christmas writing station

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Promoting the spirit of giving along with writing skills and fine motor skills with our Christmas writing station in preschool!

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10 simple snowman activities

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As winter draws near, it is a good idea to begin planning for colder weather activities. We have 10 fun and simple snowmen activities to share.

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8 Christmas trees: Fun Friday features

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Last week, the Discover and Explore team asked our fellow bloggers to link up their December holiday activities.  We had so many fabulous ideas that were shared!  Today I’m going to highlight some of our favorite Christmas tree crafts and activities… Fun at Home with Kids shared this super cute oversized sticky contact paper Christmas […]

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Christmas bow play

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At Christmas time in our classroom, we have so much fun playing with bows! I’m sharing a few ways that we like to play with bows in our classroom.

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Christmas ornament math

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Christmas time provides so many opportunities to explore unique materials. We used Christmas ball ornaments to explore basic math concepts.

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10 fantastic fingerplays and songs for the holidays

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We are sharing 10 of our favorite fun and fantastic holiday songs and fingerplays!

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Candy cane play all around the clasroom

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Candy canes provide so much inspiration for play all around the classroom. We are sharing 9 ways to play with candy canes this holiday season.

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10 ways to manage holiday stress in the classroom

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We’ve compiled a list of ways to reduce your classroom stress during this holiday season.

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Holiday in a box

I find that at the end of any holiday we celebrate at home or in my classroom, I often have a variety of different objects left over. A fun and simple way to use up those holiday left-overs is to invite your students to make their very own “Holiday in a Box!”… To make a […]

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DIY holiday paint brushes

Exploring a few new DIY paintbrushes during the holiday season. This is our DIY holiday bow paintbrush!

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Everyday holiday play in the preschool classroom

Take time for play all throughout the holiday season!

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Easel paper presents

The children created their own easel paper presents through this simple easel starter!

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Top ten toys for the preschool classroom

With so many things on your wish list, it can be hard to narrow down and remember everyone in the process. These lists of Top Toys may be just the help you need!

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You wont find this little elf sitting on a shelf!

This little elf likes to sit right next to the Christmas tree!

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Sticky tube turkeys

Simple, fun, easy, and quick sticky tube turkeys!

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