spring

Rubber ducky stamping in preschool

I love digging through the activity boxes that our curriculum coordinator puts together and today she had this fun little rubber ducky box… In the box there were rubber ducks and stamp pads of various sizes and colors… I thought I would give this a try and see what happens. Rubber duckies are quite fun […]

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Is this flower taller or shorter than a preschooler?

The preschoolers got a giggle out of comparing who was taller and who was shorter than the flower!

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Crack open the egg and paint in preschool

  Kids just love to crack open the egg when doing a cooking activity so I thought we could have a little fun with cracking open plastic eggs too.. Just add a little bit of watered down paint inside the plastic eggs… If the paint is too thick, it wont drip out very well. You […]

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Egg in the nest sorting game

Using homemade Easter grass and plastic eggs, the children will enjoy a little sorting game and making their own colorful bird nest!

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In the Mailbox: butterfly jar

Last week I ordered this butterfly jar and it came in the mail today! I found this little gem from Surviving a Teacher’s Salary and for some crazy reason, I bought it! I plan to take it to preschool for my very own show and tell. The butterfly isn’t real but it looks almost real. […]

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Butterfly sensory bags for preschoolers

I read this terrific idea over at Crafty-Crafted on how to make butterfly goody bags! As soon as I saw them, I started thinking of other ways you could use this idea…. When I see an idea that I love, I always want to see what else can be done with it…. I tried this […]

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Endless fun with flowers in preschool

The preschool children loved playing with the flowers and play dough from one of our spring activity boxes!

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Spring up your preschool classroom with pussy willows!

The children made pussy willows in preschool today! They started out by exploring a real pussy willow. We had to be careful because if we handled the branch too much the little buds (catkins) would fall of the branch very easily. So instead we took one of the catkins off and let the children feel […]

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Bring on some sunshine in preschool

Are you ready for a little springtime? These little sunshines will make your preschoolers smile!

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There are four seasons in preschool:spring

For spring, the children dipped cotton swabs in lovely spring colors of paint and made blossoms on their trees. Each child drew their own tree with branches using a brown crayon. The children took their time and I think because they used cotton swabs, they naturally made dots rather than rubbing back and forth. Interesting… […]

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