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!
Harvest Sensory Bins Materials needed: Several medium to large size containers that children can dig/explore in, one or more samples to dig in (see below for suggestions). Fill the containers ½ to ¾ full with desired materials and let the children dig, bury, touch, smash, squish, etc. the materials inside. It is a good idea to cover your table of floor with a table cloth or sheet … [Read more...] about Preview of the New Thanksgiving Thematic Coming Soon!
Halloween Math Ideas for Preschool and Kindergarten Materials needed: Miniature Halloween erasers and an ice cube tray (it doesn't have to be a Halloween one, but it makes the games more "festive.") Local craft and dollar stores usually carry similar items. Number the bottom of the ice cube tray with the numbers 1-10. The erasers are very small and can be transferred from the … [Read more...] about Halloween Counting, Sensory Sorting, and Flavored Pumpkin Seeds!
The new FALL THEME is now available at The Preschool Toolbox! The Fall Thematic is divided into 3 sections: Trees and Leaves Pumpkins and Jack-o-Lanterns Halloween (non-scary) Below are samples from over 40 pages of activities to help your children explore, play, and learn about FALL! This is Jack - Use this action chant as part of the Pumpkin Emotions Activity and conflict … [Read more...] about New Fall Theme: Fall Leaves Song, Fall Sensory Tubs, Pumpkin “Emotions”
We know that children are like "sponges" and absorb information at an amazing rate! Our thematic units provide "language-rich" opportunities to play and explore with your children through: literacy, science, math, arts, imaginative drama, and large muscle games. To preview all THEMES or to learn more, please visit: The Preschool Toolbox Blog! SUMMERTIME AND THE LETTER S Sugar Scripting … [Read more...] about SNACK SHACKS and the Letter S!