I put together a small world tree farm for my students to explore a little bit of sensory and pretend tree farm play. I wasn't sure if my students would really be all that excited about the idea but to my delight, they absolutely loved it! Our question of the day was, "Have you ever been to a tree farm?" Some of our students said "yes" while others said "no." Our question led into our [...]
After a long winter’s nap, the children woke up their bears, groomed them, and then made a visit to the bear health center. After all, a healthy bear is a happy bear!
After a long winter's nap, it was time to wake up our bears. The children were super excited to wake up their bears but if you're going to wake up your bear, you better be prepared for a big day ahead!
A fun summer of water play all set up in our out door water play kitchen!
This must be at the top of the my list of favorite days/activities we did in the preschool classroom last year. Stop by and see how we built our own neighborhood!
I gathered items that would be used in a fish aquarium a set them out as an invitation to play on the discovery table!
For our exploration in boats, we read the book Little Tug by Steven Savage and then the children were invited to make two different types of boats.
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I recently acquired these little people shaped craft sticks. The craft stick people were unfinished so I painted a few of them blue and a few of them red... I am always looking to add new dimensions of play to the materials we already have in the classroom. So I added the people shaped craft sticks to the playdough table today... The children started off by simply exploring the two different kinds of materials by sticking the [...]