We read the Dr. Seuss book "In a People House" and then spent time exploring things you can find in a people house all around our preschool classroom.
This must be at the top of the my list of favorite days/activities we did in the preschool classroom last year. Stop by and see how we built our own neighborhood!
Stop by and check out the super fun sticky board play house we made and enjoyed in our preschool classroom!
Creating gingerbread houses with pattern blocks and construction paper shapes...
Another activity we tried in preschool was painting with hammers on houses! I wasn't able to catch this activity in action but here is the basic idea... A simple white house shape is glued to black construction paper... The children draw doors and windows on their houses. Dip the head of a toy hammer in tempera paint then hammer away on the house... A little messy but lots of fun!
I just love paper houses made from shapes so when I happened to see these houses hanging up in the classroom, I just had to share them with you. The children glued paper shapes together to create a house then holes were punched down the side of the houses for the children to add paper nails. The teacher told me that threading the nails through the holes was a challenge for the three year old [...]