Kids love reading and learning with classic Fairy Tales! There are great adventures awaiting...read, sing, and play along with us! The 3 Little Pigs – those who work hard, work smart, plan, and use materials wisely will triumph over those that do not. Role play or brainstorm ways that the children might be successful if they plan, listen, and work hard. Ask the children to build towers or … [Read more...] about Rapunzel song, Fairy Tale Crafts, Dramatic Play, and a Rhythm Game!
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!
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 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!
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!