Shapes

Paper towel shape art for preschoolers

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In today’s post, I am sharing an opportunity to explore shapes and color through a very simple and engaging artsy experience.

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Framing up the drawing process in preschool

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Exploring the drawing process by drawing in a frame in preschool!

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Making squares

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Working together to make squares in our preschool classroom!

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Painting circles with a compass

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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 […]

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Making circles in the salt tray

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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 […]

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Hunting for shapes

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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.

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I-Spy math bag game

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Today I’m sharing a fun visual discrimination math bag activity that our children loved!

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Holiday window tracing

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We spent time tracing many different holiday symbols with the help of the lighting from our big windows in our preschool classroom!

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Simple shape games on the felt board

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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.

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Exploring all kinds of shapes with salt box drawing

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To promote time with shape recognition and drawing, I transferred our salt into to boxes that come in different shapes.

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Having fun with PowerClix [a guidecraft educator review and give-away]

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Our guidecraft educator team is introducing the new PowerClix toy by Guidcraft. Stop by to see the review and learn how to enter the give-away!

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All four seasons at the sticky table

A simple and fun way to explore all four seasons on the sticky table in preschool!

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“O” how we love to estimate

Estimating, counting, and drawing with the help of a cup full of cheerios in preschool!

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K is for kaleidoscope designs

Exploring design, shapes, and colors as we explore the book “I See a Song” and the making of our own kaleidoscope designs in preschool!

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Magical moving dots

Create a little mouse magic with these super simple moving colors!

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DIY mouse shape dice game

Playing our own DIY Mouse Shapes Dice game in preschool as a large group and in free play!

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