Our preschoolers loved reading and sequencing There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves so much we decided to make sequencing cards and a Power Point to accompany There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell. We'll use in our own literacy centers for the upcoming holidays. We hope your preschoolers enjoy learning to sequence and re-tell the story while discussing the individual items as they … [Read more...] about There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell: Sequencing and Power Point for Preschoolers!
Gingerbread Man Theme and Lesson Plans for Playful Learning in Preschool! There are few things as exciting as learning with a Gingerbread Man Theme as the holidays approach. Preschoolers delight in the cookie who jumps off a baking sheet for adventures. Engage your own preschoolers at home or in the classroom with a playful learning Gingerbread Man Theme for preschool. Disclosure: This post … [Read more...] about Gingerbread Man Theme and Lesson Plans for Playful Learning in Preschool!
It's back to school time for preschool teachers, parents who preschool at home, and caregivers who teach and guide their preschoolers to playful learning each day. Our friend, Jamie, of Hands On As We Grow, will be offering a live, guided learning activity challenge on September 10th, and YOU are invited to join us. The FREE Learning without Worksheets Preschool Challenge is the PERFECT … [Read more...] about Free Learning without Worksheets Challenge from Hands On As We Grow
Taking activities outside while the weather is still nice can be a pleasant change of scenery for active preschoolers. You don’t need fancy toys or expensive supplies. Try these easy letter and number activities outdoors using JUST chalk and rocks - materials you most likely already have in your outdoor play area and art center. EASY Chalk Activities for Preschoolers: Outdoors Playful … [Read more...] about EASY Chalk and Rocks Activities for Preschoolers: Outdoors Playful Learning
August is a transitional time for many families. The summer is winding down and everyone is gearing up for a new year at school, but there is still summer play to be had before the season ends. The days are still long and the weather is warm enough for preschoolers to be outside and explore. Enjoy the last days of summer (and the first days of school) with the fun activities in this month’s Ways … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Every Day: August Activity Calendar for Preschoolers!
In a few weeks our own preschoolers will begin a new preschool year. We are pleased to partner with Nurture Store UK to offer YOU all three of our co-authored eBooks: UP, Make Your Mark, and ABC's and 123's for 50% off THIS WEEK ONLY! Playful learning with engineering, ABC's, and numbers in preschool has never been easier with full-color photos and easy set-up activities to spark curiosity, … [Read more...] about Playful Learning with Engineering, ABC’s, and Numbers in Preschool!
STEM and STEAM challenges with simple supplies are FUN in Preschool and Kindergarten, but they also invite kids to critical thinking in order to find a solution to a basic inquiry. The fall STEAM challenge invites preschoolers to engineer a free-standing tree with leaves. Whether your own kids are in childcare, in a Preschool or Kindergarten classroom or at home, they will love designing their own … [Read more...] about FALL STEAM Challenge: Engineering Free-Standing Trees with Leaves