ABC’s & 123’s: Fun Friday feature

How do you teach a child his ABC’s and 123’s?  Well, that is the very question we asked our fellow bloggers last week.  They linked up some of their best posts to our Discover & Explore linky, sharing some wonderful ideas for teaching letters and numbers.    Here are a few of our favorites: Little Bins for […]

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ABC discover and explore in preschool

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Today, I thought I would share with you our Alphabet box we will use as part of our circletime introduction to each letter this year! Come and join our ABC & 123 linky too!

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DIY Kleenex box (math) games

DIY Math Boxes

Exploring math with these fun do-it-yourself fun math boxes and lots of stuff saved from around the school or house!

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An octopus has eight legs and so do we!

An octopus had 8 legs

When I told the children that they actually can have eight legs like an octopus, they told me that this could not be possible. So I had to show them that they could!

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Building block drawing game in preschool

A fun way to get preschoolers thinking and talking about letters and numbers while having fun with a little drawing and block play too!

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Reading Dr. Seuss: Wacky Wednesday

Our class came to preschool and enjoyed the fun and crazy antics of the Dr. Seuss book titled, “Wacky Wednesday.”

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Making our own measuring tapes

To extend our exploration of length and measurement, we made our own measuring tapes in preschool.

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The number game

Exploring our numbers with the book “One” and a fun number game!

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Calculating up numbers in preschool

Our preschool class spent time calculating up numbers! See the process they loved and explored!

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DIY colored glue letters, numbers, and shapes for the light table

Make your own letters and numbers for the light table with colored glue and cookie cutters!

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Alphabet kitchen for toddler play

Going on an alphabet scavenger hunt in the kitchen can lead to all sorts of toddler play and learning!

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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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Learning with cheerios in preschool

We explored our numbers, counting, and the letter ‘O’ with this fun preschool activity using cheerios.

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