Tape

Exploring shapes on the table in preschool

A terrific and simple activity for promoting shapes sorting, matching, and patterning!

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Developing large motor skills by playing on the line in preschool

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 […]

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Preschool large motor fun with tape shapes

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 […]

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We made quilts in preschool

Working together to make a paper quilt in preschool.

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Time to create in preschool

My teacher set the colored tape, black construction paper, scissors, and chalk on the table. All I needed was a little time and the chance to do something all by myself. I concentrated on my work. The tape was sticky and I had to use my hands and my mind to figure out how to […]

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Overcoming frustration through creative art – tape activity

On occasion, my daughter invites several young families to my house for a life group meeting. The families bring their children and when I think about it, I try to provide an activity for the preschool age children to do. On this particular evening, only two young boys came. Having seen all the wonderful ideas on […]

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The value of tape in the preschool classroom

My fellow bloggers have provided beautiful examples and illustrations of the value of tape. I encourage you to read each of their posts on this topic but here are a few highlights. Teacher Tom shares his “tape machine” and the beautiful tape sculpture that was created on his classroom door.  As two students tried to […]

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