Exploring the rain jar for a little preschool fun with science!
Our preschoolers are hoping to bring in some sunshine with this simple sunshine weaving! Come on over and join in on the weather blog hop!
A wonderful exploration in sponge painted rainbow art!
Talking about the weather with young children during the month of March!
Creating blot paintings by folding the paper with multiple folds first then adding the paint...
To extend the weather graphing experience over time, the children help to create a weather caterpillar... Each day, the children add a new circle to their weather caterpillar and discuss the patterns in the weather. As you can see below, the weather pattern is "rainy, rainy, cloudy, cloudy" (AABB)... In the younger classes, the teacher has premade weather symbols that are added to the caterpillar each day. In older classes, the weather helper of the [...]
As I shared previously, graphing with preschoolers is a wonderful way to expand a child's understanding of their world. The children have been exploring the weather with the use of a graph as well... On the top of the graph, the children answer the question "What is your favorite weather?" By titling the graph with a question, the children are encouraged to think about and share what they understand about the weather... The children are [...]
Today the children were exploring rain and the goal was to make a rainy day picture with chalk... First they were to create a picture with the chalk and then sprinkle some water, like rain, on top of the chalk drawing... The children were interested in making the rain but they were not grasping how the rain (water) made any difference on the chalk. Part of the reason was because they hadn't used enough of [...]
Color mixing and painting clouds in preschool...
Are you ready for a little springtime? These little sunshines will make your preschoolers smile!