Flint corn (also known as Indian corn) has a rich autumnal history. Indian corn has multi-colored kernels which are starchy when cooked, and not as sweet as the corn we are used to eating. Today, flint corn kernels are ground into flour, used in dishes like hominy, ground into cornmeal for humans and animals, and used for popping. In early American History, the Pilgrims would not have survived had … [Read more...] about Indian Corn Activities and Crafts for Preschoolers
Fall Theme Activities
It’s October, the month of the pumpkin! That being said, this month’s free Ways to Play Every Day October Preschool Pumpkins Activity Calendar is focused on one thing: pumpkins, pumpkins, and more pumpkins. Young learners can practice counting, have sensory experiences, be creative, and learn using these fun pumpkin patch activities in the classroom or at home. Ways to Play … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Every Day in October: Preschool Pumpkins Activity Calendar
Happy Fall, all! September is here and has brought with it lots of opportunities for learning fun. As we move from summer into fall, you’ll find the free printable Ways to Play Every Day September Activity Calendar for Preschoolers has great themes suited for your classroom or home learning. This month’s activities are centered around apples, squirrels and acorns, forest animals, and welcoming in … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Every Day: September Activity Calendar for Preschoolers
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
Fall Trees Marbled Paint Resist Art Activity for Kids! The colors of fall are here. The changing leaves on trees offer many opportunities for children to explore colors and color mixing in art. Why not make the creative process a sensory activity as well? Fall colors are the catalyst for these unique fall marbled and paint resist trees. Using shaving cream and fall inspired colors allows children … [Read more...] about Fall Trees Marbled Paint Resist Art Activity for Kids!
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!