Today our Explore and Discover theme is the forest and soon, my preschool class will be exploring our forest but for this post, I am sharing a simple idea my grandson and I came up with to explore our woods and to give grandma something to decorate the table.
The outdoor classroom is an exciting place for exploration and play. Come and see how we have transformed our space into an amazing learning environment.
When a preschooler is in the “play zone” it is best to let him explore without interruption! Exploring textured water play is just the ticket for getting your child into the play zone!
You may think that driving a toy jeep around the drive-way and developing the skills to write or draw have no connection but my two-year-old grandson would demonstrate that there is a strong connection between the two…
This year we had more dandelions than I have ever seen surrounding our wooded area so we put all those dandelions to good work in our preschool classroom.
We took our Earth day ball outdoors on a bright and sunny day and played a game called, “Around the World!”
Have you ever taken the time to truly examine a snowflake? That’s exactly what we did when we tried to catch a falling snowflake in preschool.
Dreading those cold winter days? See how just spending a few minutes outdoors can make your whole day a better, happier experience.
Taking a walk through our “forest” to gather up the colors of fall!
There are so many wonderful ways preschoolers can explore scrap wood. Stop by and see some of the unique ways we are exploring in our classroom!
Introducing the basics of a relay race to preschool age children with this stack the box relay!
Counting and drawing our own ants and exploring our outdoor log maze too!