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!
Below are samples from the BUBBLE activities section of the Summer Theme which will be available via this blog early in 2014. We hope you and your children enjoy learning and playing with the suggestions below! Introduce Bubble Play to your Kids: Blow bubbles from a commercial bubble solution for the children either indoors or outside. First, ask the children to simply OBSERVE what the … [Read more...] about Bubble Activities for Preschoolers!
Are you searching for fun and unique activities for celebrating COLORS with young children? Below you’ll find some colorful ideas using Wikki Stix, the original wax covered creatables. WIKKI STIX GLASSES COLORS HUNT Materials needed: one Wikki_Stix_Colors for each child, clipboard, pencil, safety scissors, and assorted Wikki Stix© for the children to make “glasses.” Have the … [Read more...] about Celebrating Colors with Wikki Stix!
If you are looking for activities for Summer, the beach theme activity suggestions below will help provide hours of playful learning at home or in the classroom! Introduction Game for a Beach Theme: Lay a beach towel on the floor, have the children close their eyes (no peeking!), and then put one beach item under the towel. See if the children can tell what is UNDER the towel without … [Read more...] about Beach Theme Activity Suggestions for Preschool!
"If you want your children to be geniuses, read them Fairy Tales. If you want them to be brilliant, read them more Fairy Tales." Albert Einstein Little Red Riding Hood – Moral Lesson: do not talk with strangers; (depending on the version you read) – obeying and listening to parents – grandparents-caregivers-teachers, etc. Role play times when the children have not listened to their parents. … [Read more...] about More Fairy Tale Fun for Kids!
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 Eggs Add 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!