With spring upon us, I was chomping at the bit to start exploring bugs, flowers, gardening – you know – all that springy stuff but my students had a different idea in mind. They wanted to do a Skeleton Day! So smack in the middle of our first week of spring, we stopped to explore the skeletons inside our bodies.
Large Group Activities
Handprint rainbow painting is an idea that has definitely been around for awhile but to each new class of preschool students, it is still a new idea.
Rainbows are such a wonderful way to review and explore color and color mixing. As part of our exploration of rainbows, we invited the children to put together these simple felt rainbow puzzles.
Whenever I can find an idea that our whole class can work on together in a successful way, I just love to put it into action! This handprint rainbow was perfect for everyone to join in! Before I share with you the details about our rainbow, I want you to know that we have been […]
Since my Pre-K children will be moving on to a new school, we have been enjoying exploring some of our favorite memories and playing some memory games too!
We’ve all heard of the “Name Game” song, but this is a fun large motor game with lots of different possibilities!
Hang onto those holiday bows and you have what you need for two simple but great games to get kids moving!
In the winter time, we have a lot of requests for indoor games and large motor activities. While we try to get outdoors, even for a small amount of time each and everyday, Midwest winters can be frigid forcing our time outside to be limited. For that reason, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite […]
The parachute is a wonderful way to introduce your students on how to work together to achieve a common goal. Today, my students played the hello game as we learned the basics of how to use a parachute
Exploring the wonderful resource provided by Scholastic and how we use “Our Big World with Clifford” in our preschool classroom.
We took our Earth day ball outdoors on a bright and sunny day and played a game called, “Around the World!”
Today I want to share with you ten tips for making circletime an engaging and interesting experience in the preschool classroom.