Large Group Activities

DIY Memory Box

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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!

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The name game

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We’ve all heard of the “Name Game” song, but this is a fun large motor game with lots of different possibilities!

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Simple gift bow game for preschoolers

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Hang onto those holiday bows and you have what you need for two simple but great games to get kids moving!

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Winter time large motor play for the preschool classroom

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 […]

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Parachute basics: The hello game

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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

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Supplementing the preschool curriculum with My Big World from Scholastic

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Exploring the wonderful resource provided by Scholastic and how we use “Our Big World with Clifford” in our preschool classroom.

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Around the world | an Earth day game

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We took our Earth day ball outdoors on a bright and sunny day and played a game called, “Around the World!”

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Ten tips for circletime in the preschool classroom

Today I want to share with you ten tips for making circletime an engaging and interesting experience in the preschool classroom.

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Weaving through a rainbow

Using our whole bodies to weave through this beautiful rainbow made by our preschool students.

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All you need is a box

We spent quite a bit of time exploring different ways you can use a box in our classroom.  Of course, if you haven’t read the book “Not a Box” by Antoinette Portis then you might not understand that any box you may have around is really not a box… “Not a Box” by Antoinette Portis […]

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Working together to create our friendship apple tree

Building community and making new friends as we paint an apple tree together in preschool.

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How to play red light – green light

How to play red light – green light in preschool!

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Hibernating bears in preschool

Having fun with bears and caves today as we explored hibernation in preschool.

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Roll the ball relay in preschool

Learning the basics of running relays and catching a ball with this fun little game in preschool…

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Large group activities in preschool

Having all the children work together as a large group can prove to be a very positive experience. Together we communicate and create! Together we cooperate and collaborate!

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