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Inchworm sensory and magnet play 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 […]

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Super duper spiderweb game for preschoolers

A simple magnetic spider game for preschoolers to play.

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Magnetic pumpkin play for preschoolers

At play with out pumpkin cans and magnetic pom-poms in preschool!

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The things we can do 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…

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DIY: Make your own magnetic play set for preschool

One of my favorite ideas of the summer – make your own magnetic play set!

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Make your own chip clip art in the preschool classroom

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 […]

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Fostering organizational skills through play

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 […]

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Valentine mailboxes and magnets for preschool play

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 […]

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Are preschoolers interested in magnets?

Take time to observe children at play in their environment and see what they are learning and what you can learn from them!

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