Category Archives: Fall Theme Activities

5 Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Vine – a created Storyboard Poem for Kids!

Since I work with a mixed-age group of children (ages infant-5), we often get tired of the same fingerplays and poems year after year.   Someday, I will combine all the seasonal poems/chants/fingerplays I make-up into one book…for now, here’s … Continue reading

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Apple Scented Homemade Play Dough & Counting Mats for Fall!

Fall will be here in just a few short weeks!  The Apple Scented Play Dough Recipe smells wonderful while cooking!  It is a great way to add sensory play to the printable counting mats this fall! Apple Scented Play Dough … Continue reading

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{Sponsored} Trees & Leaves Theme Fall Learning with #Wikkistix!

I am paid and have received free Wikki Stix to bring the following activities to you.  While I am paid, our kids have used Wikki Stix in our classroom for over 20 years.  The activities and opinions below are my … Continue reading

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It’s Just a “Stone’s Throw Away” to Learning & Play the Nature Way!

Kids love to play outside!  If you ask any of our children what their favorite part of the day is, hands-down it will be outside play time.   Playing and learning with natural items can be a FUN part of outdoor … Continue reading

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Thankful Mandala Craft for Kids

What is a mandala?  The word mandala is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning “circle.”  Mandalas are found in different cultures and contain  special or even spiritual symbols. There are many beautiful mandalas!  As an art form, it was fun … Continue reading

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