How to make your own DIY lap board and ideas of what we use them for in our preschool classroom!
This week we have been exploring waves in the ocean through our literature, art, water play, and other experiences in preschool.
While I read the classic tale of “Harold and the Purple Crayon” to my students, I invited them to tell me their own purple crayon story.
Extending our pirate story with a few props for dramatic play and story telling…
I spent some time jotting down tips from my own experience in exploring journals in the preschool classroom.
We read the delightful little story You be You by Linda Kranz and enjoyed creating our own colorful rocks in preschool.
Retelling the story “Mouse Count” by Ellen Stoll Walsh with our story telling props and then playing a mouse count game!
Creating a DIY tabletop puppet stage and telling the story of The Three Little Pigs! My kids loved it!
Telling the story and then inviting my entire class to join me to retell this wonderful story in a box together!
Just a few final touches and then all ready for the first day of preschool.
Building our own stories through block play in circletime…
My preschoolers will tell you that this is not a stick!