Spring is here! And with it comes so many different venues for learning with preschoolers. The changing landscape, plants and flowers, mud and rain, birds and bugs… The list could go on and on. Add all of those concepts together and you’re in for one fun month. Please enjoy this free printable calendar of spring activities that you can do with preschoolers. Ways to Play Every Day - A Free … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Every Day-April Activity Calendar for #Preschoolers
Bugs and Insects Theme Activities
Preschool Activities for The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle! Disclosure: this post and others within the blog contain affiliate, distributor, and /or sponsored links and content. Please see our disclaimers and terms for more information. Eric Carle is a beloved children's author and illustrator. The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of our preschoolers favorite books. It's a timeless … [Read more...] about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Preschool Activities
Preschoolers love to sing FUN songs, fingerplays, and counting rhymes. Adding music and rhythm into a preschooler's every day world helps them develop the rhythm and cadence so important to healthy brain and body development as they grow. In our newest Preschool Pack, we have 145 of the BEST in preschool songs, fingerplays, counting rhymes, and short poems for use ALL YEAR LONG at … [Read more...] about Preschool Songs, Fingerplays, & Counting Rhymes for ALL SEASONS!
Just in time for summer, Colleen Kessler and Page Street Publishing have released a new playful learning book, 100 Backyard Activities That Are The Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest EVER! There is a whole world waiting to be discovered right in your own backyard. Kids will delight in the activity suggestions that compel explorations while having FUN learning. The ladybug house construction is … [Read more...] about 100 Backyard Activities Book by Colleen Kessler: Ladybug House Science
CREEPY CRAWLIES THEME for PLAYFUL PRESCHOOL - A Spider's Life Cycle This week the #Playfulpreschool blogging team is sharing activities centered around a CREEPY CRAWLIES THEME! Come learn about spiders and play with us as we sequence the spider's life cycle and create a spider life cycle craft! BOOKS ABOUT SPIDERS Disclosure: This post and others within the blog contain affiliate links. … [Read more...] about Spider Life Cycle and Sequencing Cards for #PlayfulPreschool
Spring and Summer offer great opportunities to introduce your children to BUGS & INSECTS. Some children are frightened of bugs, while others will readily look for, touch, and play with any they find outside! Introduction: Make a list of all of the insects the children have seen before or know the names of. Sing the song Insects All Around as it includes many common insects the children … [Read more...] about Preschoolers GONE BUGGY! Ladybug & Insect Activities for Spring!