The weather has turned and all the delights of spring are underway. Flowers are blooming, we can hear baby birds in the nest, and we can finally get outside for more playful learning adventures. Spring offers many opportunities to learn and explore the world around us. This month’s "Ways to Play Every Day Activity Calendar" has a variety of themes to explore with your preschoolers. Ways to … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Everyday – May Activity Calendar for #Preschoolers
Preschool Activities for The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle! Disclosure: this post and others within the blog contain affiliate, distributor, and /or sponsored links and content. Please see our disclaimers and terms for more information. Eric Carle is a beloved children's author and illustrator. The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of our preschoolers favorite books. It's a timeless … [Read more...] about The Very Hungry Caterpillar Preschool Activities
Free Mitten-Themed Letter Matching Activity for Preschoolers! Baby, it’s cold outside! So what better way to explore the alphabet than by using something we all need during this season…. Mittens! Let children practice upper and lowercase letter recognition using this fun mitten matching game. Disclosure: this post and others within the blog contain affiliate, distributor, and/or sponsored links. … [Read more...] about Free Mitten-Themed Letter Matching Activity for Preschoolers
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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!
Eric Carle Theme and Author Study for Preschoolers! Eric Carle books are loved by preschoolers. The author's illustrations and rhyme bring picture books to life for wonderful early literacy experiences in Preschool and Kindergarten. We hope your preschoolers enjoy this amazing collection of activities for your own Eric Carle Theme or Author Study in the classroom or at … [Read more...] about Eric Carle Theme and Author Study Activities for Preschool!