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Bumpy ball painting

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Around here you can find bumpy balls at just about any store. I picked up six bumpy balls from the Dollar Tree for some bumpy ball painting!

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Exploring textured water play

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When a preschooler is in the “play zone” it is best to let him explore without interruption! Exploring textured water play is just the ticket for getting your child into the play zone!

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Fantastic foil fold-over paintings

Exploring the wonderful process foil fold-over painting in our pre-k class.

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Feeling the texture of fall

Today, our we used our hands to discover the way the veins on a leaf feels as we created leaf imprints in foil!

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Touch and Feel Scarecrows

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We played a simple game to take a look at the textures of our scarecrows a little more closely in preschool!

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At play with Baby: an outdoor texture walk

Going on a texture walk with a young child can bring new understanding of our world and each other…

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Making nature paint to explore the colors and textures of nature

A fun way to combine the exploration of nature with the painting process…

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The wonders of bright and colorful gelatin

Exploring color, texture, water, and temperature through our play with gelatin squares in preschool!

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DIY: Pizza box textured puzzles

Exploring the DIY pizza box textured puzzles in preschool.

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Making textured clothespins for preschoolers

See how to make textured clothespins…

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Exploring aluminum foil in preschool

Aluminum foil creates wonderful sensory opportunities for exploring and comparing textures…

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Making colorful and scented rice for preschool

When I get started on something – I just keep going until I have exhausted all the ideas I can come up with or until all my dishes are dirty or until I run out of supplies – which ever comes first. This week, I worked on making colored rice to use for a variety […]

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Spectacular styrofoam snowman preschool craft

Wy came over on New Year’s eve so his mommy and daddy could have a night out with their friends. Soooo, while he was here – we had fun making lots of goodies including this spectacular styrofoam snowman I happened to have one black Styrofoam tray and one smaller white Styrofoam tray saved and decided it would make […]

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We painted with cranberries in preschool

I enjoyed reading the idea of painting with cranberries from Little Wonder Days and shared the idea with some of our teachers. The children started by squishing up a bunch of cranberries we got from the grocery store. Then the cranberries, along with the juice, was set out in bowls with paint brushes. I didn’t […]

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We painted on bubble wrap in preschool

We have done many variations of this idea in the past and it is always a hit no matter how many times we combine the painting process with bubble wrap. Each of the children got their own sheet of bubble wrap. Some of the bubble wrap had tiny bubbles and some of the bubble wrap […]

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Color Wheels

The process of making large Group color wheels in preschool.

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