More than Paintbrushes! Allow your children to use a variety of items when painting! The picture above was done with a large paper clip (we pulled out the middle section for the children to hang on to when painting.) Set out a variety of fall colored tempera, finger paints, and plain or textured paper. To give your students different sensory experiences while painting, you can simply change … [Read more...] about Beyond the Paintbrush – Fall Art for Preschool and Kindergarten!
Halloween Theme for Kids
The Creaky Old House - Not so Scary October Adventure Materials needed: wood blocks, rhythm sticks, recorders (&/or harmonicas), and triangles (enough so that each child can play one instrument.) Introduce the children to “instrument resting position.” When at rest, all the instruments must lay quietly on the floor (they are SLEEPING and very QUIET) in front of the child. Decide on … [Read more...] about The Creaky Old House – a not so scary October Adventure!
There is nothing that reminds us more of Fall than...PUMPKINS! Below you will find activities you can do with your children to explore the delights of the season! PROJECT PUMPKIN Literacy Read The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman [Alladin, 1995] - even if you are not a fan of Halloween, most children love this book and it is fun to act out the characters in the story. Print the Pumpkin Sight … [Read more...] about Project Pumpkin!