Exploring weather patterns in preschool

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 [...]

By | March 27th, 2011|Categories: Graphs|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

Graphing the weather with preschoolers

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 [...]

By | March 27th, 2011|Categories: Graphs|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Rainy day chalk drawings in preschool

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 [...]

By | March 23rd, 2011|Categories: Around the Classroom|Tags: , , , , |6 Comments