March comes in with so many changes that are fun to explore with preschoolers. The weather moves from cold to warm. The seasons change, bringing with them an explosion of color, growth, and new life. This month’s Ways to Play Every Day Calendar explores Dr. Seuss inspired fish fun, rainbows, signs of spring, and birds.Ways to Play Every Day: March Activity Calendar for PreschoolersThe … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Every Day: March Activity Calendar for Preschoolers
Spring and Summer Kid crafts
Spring is here! And with it comes so many different venues for learning with preschoolers. The changing landscape, plants and flowers, mud and rain, birds and bugs… The list could go on and on. Add all of those concepts together and you’re in for one fun month. Please enjoy this free printable calendar of spring activities that you can do with preschoolers.Ways to Play Every Day - A Free … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Every Day-April Activity Calendar for #Preschoolers
Summer Theme for Preschool We've just added a new theme for playful learning all summer long. What you'll get in this theme: The Summertime Thematic Unit is a 182 (total) page unit for use in a home, classroom, or center setting with Preschool and Kindergarten students/children. The unit includes FOUR themes in one:Bubbles General Summer (ice cream, picnics, and more) Beach … [Read more...] about Summer Theme for Preschool
PLAYFUL LEARNING WITH LEAVES IN PRESCHOOL! Exploring play in nature offers powerful learning opportunities for young children. With just a little creativity, imagination, and a few simple materials, LEAVES can provide hours of learning and FUN for preschoolers! OPEN-ENDED LEAF ART Materials needed: leaves and markers or paint.Making designs on leaves is an open-ended art … [Read more...] about Playful Learning Activities with LEAVES in Preschool!
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!
The wet chalk kite crafts are a fun activity to do indoors or outside! The kites make a great craft to display, but the bow activities will also enhance early math and literacy skills. Wet Chalk Kites Materials needed: One square piece of paper for each child, chalk (drawing chalk works best for this activity, but sidewalk chalk can be used), any color of Wikki Stix or painter's tape, and … [Read more...] about Wet Chalk Kite Crafts and Learning Games for Young Kids!