Winter science in preschool

While I prefer to stay inside by a cozy fireplace during the freezing cold days of winter, our students prefer to be outside digging up chunks of ice. So after zipping up coats, struggling to put fingers in the right holes of their gloves, and putting on boots, the children are ready to go outside and hunt for ice. On this day, the ice was kind of slim pickins' because it had warmed up a bit and [...]

Learning about the skeleton inside of you!

With spring upon us, I was chomping at the bit to start exploring bugs, flowers, gardening - you know - all that springy stuff but my students had a different idea in mind. They wanted to do a Skeleton Day! So smack in the middle of our first week of spring, we stopped to explore the skeletons inside our bodies.

By | April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Science and Nature|Tags: , , |8 Comments

Bubbles, bubbles

Bubbles are the quintessential children's toy!  They are inexpensive, easy to find, and can provide hours of entertainment.  Bubbles are a wonderful multi-sensory activity.  Today I'm sharing 10 ways to explore bubbles in your home or classroom... Let's begin with the bubble blowing basics.  You will need some sort of bubble solution.  You can buy your own bubbles by the gallon or you can make your own bubbles.  You will see a few recipes in [...]

By | April 12th, 2014|Categories: Outdoor Play|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments