Category Archives: Fine Motor Skills for Tiny Fingers

Make Your Mark eBook: Guiding Preschoolers through PLAY!

We are pleased to bring you, our valued readers, our newest collaborative eBook, Make Your Mark.  The eBook brings you 30+ projects that will help your child develop a love of writing, creative storytelling, self-confidence, and compassion. Through play, art, language, and writing … Continue reading

Posted in Fine Motor Skills for Tiny Fingers, Literacy, Painting Activities, Preschool and Kindergarten Skills | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ultimate Guide to Scissor Skills in Preschool!

I am often asked by teachers and parents how to teach scissor skills to preschoolers.  Young kids need plenty of practice with fine motor activities to develop the small muscles required for cutting.  We introduce scissors to our 3’s, but do not formally … Continue reading

Posted in Fine Motor Skills for Tiny Fingers, PreK | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Simple Playdough Shapes Building Challenge for Preschoolers!

Knowledge of shapes is one of the earliest educational processes that young kids are exposed to.  Preschoolers use visual information about shapes to discriminate between objects and to learn about the world around them.  This week the Early Childhood Education … Continue reading

Posted in Fine Motor Skills for Tiny Fingers, PreK, Preschool and Kindergarten Skills | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Teaching Responsibility in Preschool Through Practical Life Skills! #TeachECE

If you are new to articles from The Early Childhood Education Team, you’ll find tips, tricks, activities, and playful learning ideas centered around a changing weekly theme.  Each Wednesday throughout the school year, we’ll partner with some of the best … Continue reading

Posted in Back to School for Preschool and PreK, Fine Motor Skills for Tiny Fingers, Parenting and Values, PreK | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Chalk Dust and Feather Writing: Learning Names in Preschool

Chalk Dust and Feather Writing:  Learning Names in Preschool! Summer learning can be FUN for preschoolers with a CHALK THEME!  The Playful Preschool Blogging Team is offering wonderful suggestions for playful learning with activities centered around CHALK!  Grab your own … Continue reading

Posted in Fine Motor Skills for Tiny Fingers, PreK | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Frugal and Playful Learning with Sticks in Preschool!

Young kids love to be outside!  Playing in nature is one of the best ways to encourage healthy development in children.  With a little inspiration, parents can capture the child’s love of nature and promote playful learning with…STICKS!  Gather some … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Day Activities, Fine Motor Skills for Tiny Fingers, Outdoor Play Activities, Preschool and Kindergarten Skills, Trees and Leaves Theme | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments