Making our own trees with clay in prek

I have already shared with you our tree farm sensory play which was a huge hit so today, I want to share with you the trees our prek students were invited to make as a part of our study on tree farms. We have been spending a lot of time working with air-dry clay this year. [...]

By | December 4th, 2016|Categories: Christmas, Creative Art|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tree farm small world sensory play!

I put together a small world tree farm for my students to explore a little bit of sensory and pretend tree farm play. I wasn't sure if my students would really be all that excited about the idea but to my delight, they absolutely loved it! Our question of the day was, "Have you ever [...]

8 Christmas trees: Fun Friday features

Last week, the Discover and Explore team asked our fellow bloggers to link up their December holiday activities.  We had so many fabulous ideas that were shared!  Today I'm going to highlight some of our favorite Christmas tree crafts and activities... Fun at Home with Kids shared this super cute oversized sticky contact paper Christmas [...]

By | December 13th, 2013|Categories: Discover and Explore|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Painting colorful trees in preschool

The children have been exploring the four seasons throughout the week and today they painted trees... The teacher had set out paper with a tree form already on it (the children probably could have drawn their own trees) and a variety of paint colors with paint brushes. This was one of many different activities the [...]

By | March 30th, 2011|Categories: Painting|Tags: , , |4 Comments