In today's post, I am sharing an opportunity to explore shapes and color through a very simple and engaging artsy experience.
Exploring the drawing process by drawing in a frame in preschool!
Working together to make squares in our preschool classroom!
I don't know about you, but I am always looking for a new or unique tool for painting for making the process fun and interesting for children. These compasses that we used for painting circles really fit the bill... I've shared with you how we have been exploring circles and other shapes lately. Deborah picked up these awesome compasses at the Dollar Tree, obviously intending to use them for making circles. She wanted to borrow [...]
Last week I shared our shape hunt activity as an introduction to our unit on shapes. First up on our list of shapes to explore was the circle. We explored this new shape by drawing circles in our salt trays... We use salt trays in our classroom quite frequently as a fine motor tool and to encourage pre-writing skills. We use a basic plastic tray that can be picked up at most any school supply [...]
To introduce this our new shape unit we read the new book "Hearts are for Loving" and played this fun and colorful game in preschool.
Today I'm sharing a fun visual discrimination math bag activity that our children loved!
We spent time tracing many different holiday symbols with the help of the lighting from our big windows in our preschool classroom!
The kinds of games we play with the felt board are not all that complicated and all I really need are just a few bight and colorful felt pieces and I have everyone's attention.
To promote time with shape recognition and drawing, I transferred our salt into to boxes that come in different shapes.