Collaborating and communicating with each other as the children explored our home made marble run!
Lot's of choices, lots of dramatic play, and lots of fun with this simple magnetic Christmas bow activity in preschool!
Continuing with our inchworm fun, the children really enjoyed this inchworm magnet and sensory play activity... I used a paper shredder to make some green "grass" from construction paper. I think I cut up about 5 sheets of paper to get all of this paper. For the inchworms, Miss Abby helped me cut up some green pipe cleaners and then bend them up and down a bit... Because the pipe cleaners are magnetic, we also [...]
A simple magnetic spider game for preschoolers to play.
At play with out pumpkin cans and magnetic pom-poms in preschool!
Today was our very first day in preschool and we started off the year by exploring the things we 'can' do in preschool...
One of my favorite ideas of the summer - make your own magnetic play set!
Wy is always playing with the chip clips around our house, so I thought I would integrate the chip clip play into a little chip clip painting... I set out some chip clips, yarn, pieces of craft foam, and three colors of paint. To paint with the clips, the boys put the scraps of yarn or foam in their clips then dipped the scraps of materials into the paint... Making the clips open and trying [...]
This is a pile of magnetic numbers and a magnetic cookie sheet I bought at the dollar store. I have been organizing my activity boxes for future use... There was a second cookie sheet on the table without any magnets... As Tristan sat down to play, I realized that his focus wasn't on the numbers or the order of the numbers but it was on the organization of the magnets... As Tristan played, I reinforced [...]
I started collecting these little red and white mailboxes from the dollar section at Target sometime in January. I thought they would make terrific additions to our February valentine work boxes... To provide a variety of different learning opportunities and types of play, I included magnetic numbers because the mailboxes are magnetic and it would be a fun way to add address numbers to our boxes... Also included are paper and markers to write addresses [...]