Let’s listen with a listening tube

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We have been exploring our sense of hearing by listening around the classroom but we started our day by listening with our simple to make listening tubes.

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At play with marbles and tubes

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What can you do with a bag of marbles and a whole bunch of left over wrapping paper tubes? Our prekindergarten kids figured out something fun to do!

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Exploring and designing stained glass art

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Our Pre-kindergarten age children designed their own stained glass artwork using tape and paint!

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Building fine motor skills at the apple tree play dough table

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As part of our fun with apples, I thought it would be a good time to set out our homemade red play dough and invite the children to practice their skill of rolling the play dough to make apples for our apple tree…

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Five fun ways to teach with tape

Teaching with Tape

Introducing five fun ways teachers can use tape in the preschool classroom to promote learning and play!

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The magic of tape

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Somewhere towards the middle of the school year, I put all of our colored tape on a paper roll holder for our preschool class to use for a project that I can’t even remember. I hadn’t intended to keep the tape on the holder but my students used the tape every day in all different kinds of ways so when you have such interest, you stick with it…

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Creating a mini-greenhouse in preschool

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Creating a mini-greenhouse and planting beans! Now we can watch our beans grow in preschool!

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L is for lines

Learning about the sound of the letter L was a fun experience as we played games on lines taped to the carpet and traced lines on the light table.

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Kaleidoscope art (tape rubbings)

Introducing the artful process of tape rubbings as we continue our exploration of kaleidoscopes in preschool.

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More fun with fixing

Continuing with our morning of fixing things by fixing plates, knives, forks, spoons, and a few pictures too!

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Reading David McPhail and fun with fixing

Building on the book “Fix-It” by David McPhail, the children explore different tools that they can use to fix things in our preschool classroom.

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Torn paper strip sticky collage

Before sharing this simple torn paper strip sticky collage with the children, I told them that we needed to work on building stronger hands and fingers and one of the best ways to do that, is by tearing up some paper… To prepare for our paper strip sticky collage, Mrs. Courtney put three strips of […]

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Discovery Bottles (P – T)

Find out how discovery bottle can make a wonderful way to boost your experience in science and in play!

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Making tape turkeys in preschool

We are working on our fine motor skills as we learn how to manage the tape all by ourselves..

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Fire station role play in preschool

Role playing with the table top fire station in our preschool class.

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Abstract fire truck art in preschool

We created wonderful pieces of firetruck abstract art from colorful strips of tape in our preschool class!

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