Easter is a fun time for crafting, learning, and exploring with sensory play! We hope your children enjoy some of the activity suggestions below:Shaving Cream EggsAdd a drop of food coloring to a baseball sized pile of shaving cream. Mix this with a paint brush. Have the children be very careful (use smocks because the food coloring will stain their clothing and hands). Have the children … [Read more...] about Easter Crafts for Preschoolers: Stained Glass Easter Eggs and More!
Sample Play Ideas with a Dinosaur Theme!DINO HUNT AND SEEK:Designate one or two children to be the "hunters" and the rest of the dinosaurs to hide. The hunters chant, "We are great big dinosaurs! We hunt with our claws and our teeth! Other dinos are scared of us; we eat them for their meat!" The hunters must find/ tag each of the other dinosaurs and have them sit down. When all are … [Read more...] about Dinosaur Theme Activities for Preschoolers!
Below are activity suggestions from the OCEAN THEMATIC UNIT now available via this blog! We hope your children enjoy learning and playing with Ocean-themed resources as much as our kids do! In the Big Blue Sea (Counting Song)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jxzZMw89qY Be careful…this song gets stuck in your head!Describing SeashellsMaterials needed: Describing Seashells “game … [Read more...] about Fun in Preschool with Ocean Theme Activities!
This is a sampling of the 45+ Literacy, Math, Science, Art, and Play Activities found in the BUGS and INSECTS UNIT available on this blog!INTRODUCTION TO LADYBUGS AND INSECTSAn introduction and extension to Ladybugs would be to ask children "Have you ever held a ladybug in your hand? You can follow this up with color recognition: "What are some things that are RED like a ladybug?" Look for … [Read more...] about Bugs and Insects Theme Activities for Preschool!
Our Transportation Theme is available for download from our website at The Preschool Toolbox Blog. It comes with a complete instructional manual for all the 30 literacy/math/science activities as well as all the pdf's, pictures for visual aids, and power points. Need ideas? These are just a FEW of the ideas in the Transportation Unit.TransportationUnit Introduction:How did you get here … [Read more...] about Transportation Theme Activities!
TEXTURED Train Paintings: We used texture stampers (square) and tempera to paint the train cars. If you do not have textured stampers, the children can paint with various materials. Suggestions might include: cotton balls, cardboard, leaves, other nature items, Q-tips, or bubble wrap. The engine template is from the is available in the Transportation Theme available here on the blog!Car … [Read more...] about Transportation Theme Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten!