You can't have too many carrots unless you are the rabbit in the super sweet and funny picture book "Too Many Carrots" by Katy Hudson.
Holidays present the opportunity to introduce new words and ideas in our classroom. This Thanksgiving, we introduced cornucopias.
Exploring peas all around the classroom and the wonderful book "Little Pea" by Amy Krouse Rosenthal!
Scientific discoveries made as we explore fruits and vegetables in the preschool classroom.
One way we have been exploring healthy foods in preschool is by making different kinds of pizza. Today we made veggie pizzas. For our veggie pizzas, the children dipped red, green, and yellow peppers into red, green, and yellow paint... Then they pressed the painted peppers on a construction paper triangle (pizza) shapes... Perhaps for this activity, I would suggest a little bigger pizza shape but as I observed the children in action I noticed [...]
We started our Healthy Food week by exploring vegetables. We made simple carrots!
Living in farm country, we learn lots about vegetables that grow in the garden. Where possible, I try to bring in vegetables from the garden like snap peas so the children can explore and snap away. At school, I came across this entry for our State Fair Vegetable Craft contest.... To make a pea pod with your preschooler start by painting the back of a paper plate the color green (or both sides might be [...]