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.
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 clear packing tape (sticky side up) across a tray for each child. She tucked each end of the tape under [...]
Find out how discovery bottle can make a wonderful way to boost your experience in science and in play!
We are working on our fine motor skills as we learn how to manage the tape all by ourselves..
Role playing with the table top fire station in our preschool class.
We created wonderful pieces of firetruck abstract art from colorful strips of tape in our preschool class!
A terrific and simple activity for promoting shapes sorting, matching, and patterning!
Tape is such a wonderful thing to keep handy in preschool. In the latest conference I attended, the Ooey Gooey lady said you should keep a roll of painter's tape on your wrist at all times! I am inclined to agree... Using some green painter's tape, I made a large square on the floor so we could practice for our up and coming school musical. The children found other uses for the tape during their [...]
Wy and I had a busy new year's night trying all kinds of fun art activities but it was also nice just to do something geared more towards using our large motor skills... I started us off by making some shapes with yellow painter's tape on the floor. Painter's tape is always better than masking tape because it can be removed easily without leaving a sticky residue but it holds up well too for playing. [...]
Working together to make a paper quilt in preschool.