Inviting children to play in preschool

This is not a St. Patrick's day post but I did use photos from our St. Patrick's day activity box to start this post off so please read on.... How you set out materials on a table can make a difference in whether children will want to play with those materials or not. During St. Patrick's week, we made up several activity boxes for the children to explore. One of the activity boxes included green [...]

What can your preschooler do while you make potato soup?

Here are a few potato activities to keep your preschoolers busy while you are making potato soup! Paper Potatoes This is simple but I thought it was kinds of fun... Simply cut or tear a potato shape from a brown paper bag... Set out a little green paint and make fingerprints on the potato for the eyes... I told you it was simple:) Potato Peel Soup Save the scraps from that brown paper bag.... Children can [...]