DIY yarn machine in preschool

This is a simple way I use for children to get their own yarn and to help keep the yarn organized in the process..... I call this my yarn machine. It is very basic - you just drop a ball of yarn (make sure it is a ball) in a tissue box then thread one end of the yarn through either the top of the box or through a hole in the side of the box... [...]

By | October 26th, 2011|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , , |24 Comments

Tissue box challenge: making simple squares in preschool

I just love a challenge because it makes me think "outside of the box" - yes pun intended... JDaniel4's Mom and The Activity Mom are hosting this fun little challenge as a creative way to recognize earth week. The challenge is to make something out of a tissue box! I really am not all that creative but I do love to paint so I decided to do a little tissue box painting... I simply started [...]

By | April 17th, 2011|Categories: Painting|Tags: , , |23 Comments