There are so many skills that can be fostered and mastered through the cooking process. Look for recipes your students can get involved in and enjoy the wonderful benefits of cooking together.
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.
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 exploring color and color mixing for several weeks now. This rainbow is more of a wrap up of all we [...]
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 ways to get kids up and moving in the classroom... Large motor activities should be a vital part of any [...]
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