winter

How to put on a coat in preschool

To help the children be more independent in putting coats on, we teach them this simple process so they can learn how to put on their own coat.

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A few minutes outdoors on a cold winter day helps keep the winter blues away

Dreading those cold winter days? See how just spending a few minutes outdoors can make your whole day a better, happier experience.

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Winter Wonderland: Snowman in a Bag

Exploring how snow melts and turns into water with this fun and simple snowman in a bag science activity!

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Making puffy paint snowmen in preschool

The children in my preschool classroom invested their creative energy into making their own puffy paint snowmen.

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Cotton ball blizzard in a box

Before the real snow started to fall, our class discovered that a surprisingly fun substitute for snow turned out to be three bags full of large, fluffy cotton balls. Cotton balls certainly don’t have all the qualities of real snow but they are white, fluffy, and do a nice job promoting conversation and pretend play when used to create a cotton ball blizzard in a box…

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Snowman sensory puzzle

Having fun exploring snow with this sensory based puzzle and fine motor play process!

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Snowman in a bottle

Next week, I will be sharing a series on discovery bottles as my part of the Kid Blogging Network series titled “The ABC’s of…”.  This series will run all throughout the week of January 7th through January 11th and there are tons of bloggers who will be sharing all kinds of posts from the ABC’s […]

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Snow painting with a toddler

Exploring snow at home with a toddler may look a little different than what happens in the preschool classroom but the opportunity is much the same.

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Snow scientists at play

We decided we were snow scientist in preschool today!

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More fun with penguins in preschool

A preschool day filled with simple and fun penguin play and activities…

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Exploring penguins in preschool

Using our new issue of Scholastic Classroom Magazine to help us explore all about penguins!

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Making Lois Ehlert style paper plate snowmen in preschool

Reading Lois Ehlert’s “Snowball” book and making our own paper plate snowman faces in preschool!

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Exploring things that are not alike in preschool

No two snowflakes are alike: A wonderful book and snowflake activity for preschoolers to enjoy!

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Hot cocoa play day for preschoolers

Warm up your day in preschool with a Hot Cocoa Day!

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Our five senses snowmen in preschool

Wrapping up our Five Seasons of Christmas with this fun Five Senses Snowman activity!

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We made snow globe boxes in preschool

Our own version of snow globes with these snow globe boxes we made in preschool!

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