spiders

Investigating the parts of a spider through fine motor play

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I have always wanted to try gelatin play and finally took the time to put it together using our own version of spider parts and it was totally worth it.

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The itsy bitsy play about spiders in prek

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Our Pre-K class explored the Itsy Bitsy Spider by making an itsy bitsy play. We began by talking about four key words in our song: spout, rain, sun, and spider.

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Itsy bitsy spider water play

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We have been singing and reading about the Itsy Bitsy Spider and my oh my this is truly a fun song or rhyme to extend into some Itsy Bitsy waterplay!

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Making our own very busy spiders and spider webs

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Spiders are quite common around our preschool and so we spent a little time reading about and making our own very busy spiders.

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Not so spooky spiders

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Ghosts and monsters and spiders, oh my!  A fun, and not so spooky, way to celebrate Halloween in preschool is by exploring all the fun and silliness that comes along with this holiday.  Over the past few years, we have had a lot of fun learning about spiders at Halloween.  Today I’m going to share […]

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DIY eyeballs for our play dough spiders

Making spiders with our new DIY googly eyes for play dough!

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Super duper spiderweb game for preschoolers

A simple magnetic spider game for preschoolers to play.

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Simple spiders our preschoolers made

We made bright and colorful paper tube spiders in preschool!

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Very busy making spider webs in preschool

We were busy little spiders today as we spent our day exploring spiders and weaving our very own spider webs in preschool!

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Preschool game: Don’t get caught in the spider web!

Another game that was played during our Halloween party was the spider web game. To make this game, the teacher starts by having the children pass a ball of yarn around the circle. Then the children hold on to the yarn and pass it across the circle – going back and forth until we have […]

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Itsy bitsy spider day in preschool

Today was itsy bitsy spider day in preschool! There were spiders on the floor, spiders on the tables, spiders in the centers – spiders everywhere! While the two year olds sang the “Itsy Bitsy Spider” song, they made the paper spider climb up the water spout (paper towel tube). Then they played with the spiders […]

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