large Motor Skills

The popping path!

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Let’s tale a stroll down the popping path!

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Easter egg parachute game

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Our Easter egg parachute game in preschool was the most fun ever!!

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All pumped up for water play and moose track soap

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An amazing water play process that combines literacy, motor skills, and water play! You won’t want to miss the fun with this one!

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The step ladder game

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The step ladder game is a simple game that we made up and added to the end of our ladder exploration day.

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J is for jump

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We are introducing the letter Jj with this simple and fun jumping game!

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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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15 Fabulous fingerplays and facts

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Having a set of fingerplays in your toolbox of teaching skills is a must do for anyone working in an early childhood environment.

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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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Five simple activities that promote teamwork!

Teamwork

To promote teamwork in a fun and inviting way, I like to come up with creative games or art activities that my students can do together.

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Five fun ways to teach with tape

Teaching with Tape

Introducing five fun ways teachers can use tape in the preschool classroom to promote learning and play!

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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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Weaving through a rainbow

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

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Let’s get moving with a DIY action cube!

Get your preschoolers up and moving with these simple DIY action cubes!

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Little peas all around the classroom | Virtual Book Club for Kids

Exploring peas all around the classroom and the wonderful book “Little Pea” by Amy Krouse Rosenthal!

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I can day: kick the can game

Taking our cans outside to play a preschool version of “Kick the Can” on “I Can Day!”

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Hula hoop outdoor play

See how hula hoops can create all sorts of outdoor play opportunities!

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