PLAYING TO LEARN WITH ROCKS in PRESCHOOL! Young kids love to be outside! Playing in nature is one of the best ways to encourage healthy development in preschoolers. With a little inspiration, parents and teachers can capture the child’s love of nature and promote playful learning with items commonly found in their own backyard or neighborhood. Gather some rocks, leaves, sticks, and a few … [Read more...] about Playing to Learn with ROCKS in Preschool!
Outdoor Play Activities
Kids love to play outside! If you ask any of our children what their favorite part of the day is, hands-down it will be outside play time. Playing and learning with natural items can be a FUN part of outdoor play with a few simple ideas! It doesn't take children long to begin to develop their own ways of playing and learning with readily found items. Below you will find some ideas to get the … [Read more...] about It’s Just a “Stone’s Throw Away” to Learning & Play the Nature Way!
These activities are sample activities from the Summertime Theme at The Preschool Toolbox. We hope you and yours have a great start to your own Summertime Fun! Kids Car Wash Set up a table outside and allow the kids to decorate it with signs for a "Car Wash." Give the kids several buckets or pails and let them wash all their trucks, cars, and other vehicles. We let the kids play car wash … [Read more...] about Summertime Fun Outside!