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
Trees and Leaves Theme
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!
Fall offers so many playful learning experiences for preschoolers. From trees and leaves, to sensory smells, to pumpkin explorations, we've combined the best of "all things fall" into a Fall Theme for Preschoolers designed for use at home, in childcare, or in the preschool classroom. Come learn and play with us this fall! FALL THEME FOR PRESCHOOLERS: Playful Learning ALL Season Long! The Fall … [Read more...] about Fall Theme for Preschoolers: Playful Learning ALL Season Long + 3 THEMATIC UNITS GIVEAWAY!
PLAYFUL LEARNING WITH LEAVES IN PRESCHOOL! Exploring play in nature offers powerful learning opportunities for young children. With just a little creativity, imagination, and a few simple materials, LEAVES can provide hours of learning and FUN for preschoolers! OPEN-ENDED LEAF ART Materials needed: leaves and markers or paint. Making designs on leaves is an open-ended art … [Read more...] about Playful Learning Activities with LEAVES 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 sticks in the neighborhood or your own backyard to provide frugal and fun learning opportunities at home! PLAYING to LEARN with … [Read more...] about Frugal and Playful Learning with Sticks in Preschool!