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
Fruits and Vegetables Theme Activities
Pre-writing play is necessary for preschoolers as they grow and develop. Pre-writing skills are fundamental to coloring, holding a pencil, writing, and drawing. Help encourage your own preschooler's emerging skills this summer with a zesty Mandarin Orange Playdough and our free pre-writing line paths printable. Mandarin Orange Playdough: Pre-Writing Line Paths for Preschoolers! Making … [Read more...] about Mandarin Orange Playdough: Pre-Writing Line Paths for Preschoolers!
While our kids have been in a particularly long phase of playing picnic and restaurant, we have decided to update some of our fruit and vegetable activities to capitalize on the interest while it's still here. We hope your own preschoolers enjoy playing and learning with fruits and vegetables, too. Fruits and Vegetables Playful Learning Activities in Preschool! Disclosure: this post and … [Read more...] about Fruits & Vegetables Playful Learning Activities for #Preschoolers!
This week the #PlayfulPreschool Team is offering thematic activities centered around HEALTHY HABITS in preschool! Encouraging preschoolers to develop good food choices will help build a foundation for a lifetime of sensible eating. We hope your own children will enjoy the healthy foods activities to encourage good habits at school and at home! Healthy Food Habits for Preschoolers! Teaching … [Read more...] about Healthy Food Habits in Preschool: Sorting and a Paper Plate Project
FARM THEME ACTIVITIES for PRESCHOOL This week’s #playfulpreschool theme contains activities centered around a FARM THEME! All throughout the school year, the Playful Preschool blogging team will be working behind the scenes to offer activities and suggestions just for your students or children. Please visit the home page of this blog each Wednesday morning to see new theme-based ideas for … [Read more...] about Corn Life Cycle & Sequencing Cards for #Preschool! #PlayfulPreschool
Apples Theme for #PlayfulPreschool Fall offers many opportunities for playful learning in preschool. This fall (and throughout the school year) we will be combining forces with some of the best preschool bloggers to provide hands-on and playful activities designed JUST for YOUR kids! The #PlayfulPreschool blogging team is working diligently on a variety of learning experiences centered around … [Read more...] about Apple Theme for #Preschool: Scented Playdough Pre-Writing Activity #PlayfulPreschool