It’s time to play in May! This month’s Ways to Play Every Day Activity Calendar for preschoolers focuses on several fun topics! This month’s recommended books will explore familiar themes of a farm, the toughness of a construction site, the love of a mother, and the imaginative realm of dragons. The corresponding activities will encourage young learners to explore new topics and skills as well as … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Every Day: May Activity Calendar for Preschoolers
FALL STEAM Challenge: Engineering Free-Standing Trees with Leaves
STEM and STEAM challenges with simple supplies are FUN in Preschool and Kindergarten, but they also invite kids to critical thinking in order to find a solution to a basic inquiry. The fall STEAM challenge invites preschoolers to engineer a free-standing tree with leaves. Whether your own kids are in childcare, in a Preschool or Kindergarten classroom or at home, they will love designing their own … [Read more...] about FALL STEAM Challenge: Engineering Free-Standing Trees with Leaves
Rocket STEM/STEAM, Crafts, and Playful Activities for Kids!
If you have a fan of rockets at home, in childcare, or in your classrooms, kids will adore learning and playing with rocket-themed activities. Whether your kids like STEM/STEAM activities, crafting, or just playing with rockets, they'll have FUN with all the activities designed to encourage hands-on creation and learning through PLAY. Rocket STEM/STEAM, Crafts, and Playful Learning Activities … [Read more...] about Rocket STEM/STEAM, Crafts, and Playful Activities for Kids!
Exploring all 5 Senses in Preschool: Sorting Activities and Books
Sensory-based activities are the ultimate way to bring playful learning explorations to preschoolers. Using all 5 senses in learning activities promotes problem-solving skills and investigation. In this fun activity, preschoolers will sort items based on the corresponding sense the items belong to. Preschoolers can then be challenged to go on a 5 senses scavenger hunt. Find everything you need to … [Read more...] about Exploring all 5 Senses in Preschool: Sorting Activities and Books
The Love Boat STEAM Engineering Challenge for Kids!
We are pleased, once again, to partner with Left Brain Craft Brain in the 28 Days of STEM and STEAM project. Simple STEAM challenges give kids opportunities to use science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math to develop critical thinking skills they can take into their everyday world. The Love Boat STEAM Engineering Challenge is FUN for kids, but they'll build important skills while … [Read more...] about The Love Boat STEAM Engineering Challenge for Kids!
Valentine’s Day STEAM: PEEPS Playdough and Heart Engineering Challenge!
We are pleased to join other amazing educators and educational bloggers this month in the 28 Days of STEM and STEAM project by Left Brain Craft Brain. Opportunities to explore STEM and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) challenges in the classroom or at home do NOT have to be complicated. By offering simple challenges, kids will develop critical thinking skills to take … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day STEAM: PEEPS Playdough and Heart Engineering Challenge!