summer

More than just a strawberry

More than just a strawberry

Come and see why real life experiences are an important part of the learning experience both at home and in the preschool classroom!

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Camp Mom Summer Activities Pack

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!

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A sunny day drawing cube game in Pre-K

A fun game that invites young children to spend time drawing!

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Painting with balls of ice | teens in early childhood education

Exploring the fun of ice painting in a very big box with a preschooler….

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Make pool safety a priority even though the end of summer draws near

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 […]

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Painting on the grill in preschool

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 […]

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Grilling with preschoolers:pretend play

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 […]

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Bucket list printable

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.

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Five simple tips for summer time learning

Today, Indiana Fox 59 Morning News invited me to come and share some tips for keeping the learning ongoing during the summer time. Some of you may be thinking “Hey, its summer so let the kids chill!”  I agree, kids should spend time relaxing and enjoying their summer but there are ways to keep the learning […]

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Summer bucket list for a toddler

My niece sent me over her summer bucket list of things she plans to do with her daughter Clara. What is a summer bucket list? It is a list of ideas that a parent puts together of activities the parent plans to do with his or her child over the summer… As you can see […]

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There are four seasons in preschool: summer

The children started off each season by drawing bare trees. Each tree was created on a different day – not all at one time:) For summer, the children tore up strips of green construction paper and glued it to the branches of their trees. I didn’t make into the classroom in time to catch them […]

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