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!
60 + Fall and Winter Play Dough Centers and Activities for Preschool! There are few sensory materials for preschoolers with the versatility of play dough: preschoolers can mold it, shape it, build with it, smash it, cut it, make pre-writing lines with it, count with it, and SO MUCH MORE. We've gathered the best of fall and winter play dough centers and activities for preschool from kid bloggers … [Read more...] about 60+ Play Dough Fall/Winter Centers and Activities for Preschool!
The ULTIMATE Gingerbread Theme for Preschool and Kindergarten! The tale of the gingerbread man is adored by kids of all ages. There are few things as exciting as a cookie that leaps from a baking sheet to have adventures. If your kids or students like to learn with a FUN Gingerbread Theme, we have a wonderful collection of playful learning activities, from writers around the world, to encourage … [Read more...] about The ULTIMATE Gingerbread Theme for Preschool and Kindergarten!
If you are new to this blog, WELCOME! Each Wednesday throughout the year, we partner with the #TeachECE team to offer activity suggestions centered around a weekly theme. This week, come play to learn with us as we explore a NURSERY RHYMES theme! There are few things as captivating for preschoolers as a COOKIE that leaps from a baking sheet and RUNS AWAY! The Gingerbread Man Rhyme and Candy … [Read more...] about Gingerbread Man Rhyme and Candy House Craft for Preschoolers!
This post and others contain affiliate links. For full disclosures, see the ABOUT page on this blog. The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray (illustrated by Mike Lowery) is one of our favorite Gingerbread books! In the book, a teacher and her students bake a gingerbread man. As the teacher yells, "RECESS!" the children leave the ginger cookie behind. Silly adventures follow as … [Read more...] about Preschool Activities for The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School!
THE DISSOLVING GINGERBREAD MAN The dissolving Gingerbread Man is a fun activity for kids to extend readings of the Gingerbread Man. In many versions, the Gingerbread Man is afraid to cross the river for fear that if he does, he will get wet and melt! Materials needed: Gingerbread Man cookies, small container, milk, paper to chart students’ guesses, markers, and a timer. Explain to the students … [Read more...] about The Dissolving Gingerbread Man – Simple Science Activity for Kids!