The Value of Play

At play with playdough people in preschool
I recently acquired these little people shaped craft sticks. The craft stick people were unfinished so I painted a few of them blue and a few of...
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Endless fun with flowers in preschool

The preschool children loved playing with the flowers and play dough from one of our spring activity boxes!

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Rainbow sensory play plus a rainbow linky!
I have a tendency to over-think or worry about what I plan for the children to do! Last week I decided that we should try adding rainbow bottles...
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What can your preschooler do while you make potato soup?
Here are a few potato activities to keep your preschoolers busy while you are making potato soup! Paper Potatoes This is simple but I thought it...
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Should preschoolers have homework?
This is the question being asked on the latest BAM Radio Network show that I commentated on: “Should You Be Assigning Homework in...
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The shave cream table is irresistible in preschool
I wish everyone could have seen the delight in this little girl’s face as she was playing in the shave cream today… Shave cream play...
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We play hospital in preschool
The children have been checking out medical supplies in their continuing exploration of community helpers… In our activity boxes, we set out...
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We played fire station in preschool
We provided fire station activity boxes for our continuing study of community helpers. I shared the idea of making our own fire stations from a...
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Exploring measuring tools in preschool

These preschoolers enjoyed the opportunity to explore measuring tools to do a little counting and comparing.

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Are preschoolers interested in magnets?

Take time to observe children at play in their environment and see what they are learning and what you can learn from them!

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