Summer break has officially begun and we are featuring all the essentials for summertime play.
If you happen to have an extra pool noodle on hand and a water hose, then you have all you need for a very fun day of water play!
Come and see why real life experiences are an important part of the learning experience both at home and in the preschool classroom!
Looking for summer time activities? Camp Mom Summer Activities Packet may be just what you need to fill up the rest of your summer with fun ideas!
A fun game that invites young children to spend time drawing!
Exploring the fun of ice painting in a very big box with a preschooler....
Although school is just around the corner, it is likely that with the days still being so hot, many of you will still be taking your preschoolers for a little dip in the swimming pool. "Two-thirds of childhood drownings occur May through August, making drowning the biggest summertime risk for kids" (RD) Cara Pettersen wants to remind everyone that even though your children may have been around the pool all summer long, it is important, [...]
To go along with our pretend barbecue, the boys had fun with a little ketchup and mustard painting on the grill... First we used a basting brush to spread a little ketchup and mustard (red and yellow paint) on our grill (aluminum pan with holes in it)... The paint flowed through the holes leaving fun little dots on our red paper... At first, we had only set out yellow paint in a mustard container for [...]
We had a little fun barbecue play today with our very own grill and accessories... There are several skills explored and concepts learned as we played today... Wy and I learned how to fold up our own table cloth... Tristan already knew how to fold his picnic blanket so he demonstrated this for us... We were reminded that when a grill is hot, we should never touch it with our fingers... Then we tried grilling up [...]
As promised, but just a few days later than I had hoped, here is the bucket list printable I made and shared on Fox 59 Fox 59 Morning News. In case you missed it, you can read my five tips for summer time learning here or the toddler summer fun bucket here.