Spring is a magical time for kids! After the winter, everything begins anew! Take your kids outside and watch for signs of Spring's arrival. Observations over the course of only a week can provide the children with great fun and many learning experiences about Spring and the 5 senses! Spring Nature Walks - Nature Walk Record Sheet Materials needed: 1 nature walk record sheet.pdf per child, 1 … [Read more...] about Spring and the 5 Senses: Activities for Preschool!
Spring Weather Unit
Children love to discuss the weather and observe weather patterns in their own cities and towns. Below are a few suggestions that will help the children understand the changes that occur as many climates transition from Winter to Spring. In like a LION and Out like a LAMB! - In Like a Lion Poem and Lion or Lamb Recording Chart Materials needed: 1 Poem (linked above) for each child, 1 Lion … [Read more...] about In like a LION? March Weather for Kids!
Children love to learn about the weather! When exploring Spring weather, children have many opportunities to explore with these 5 senses activities! Sight - Whats_the_Weather_Like Observe the weather outside each day! What is the weather outside TODAY? Look in the newspaper each day and at the weather map in the paper (the children can also visit http://www.weather.com.) Show the … [Read more...] about The 5 Senses Activities in Preschool: Exploring Spring Weather!
LOOKING FOR SOME EASY KID'S CRAFT ACTIVITIES? WE CAN HELP! Check out our THEMES for MANY other ideas for arts, crafts, literacy, math, science, large motor, and play! CEREAL RAINBOWS We used markers to draw arcs on construction paper. The children then used liquid school glue to put rainbow colored cereal around the arcs. Let the rainbows dry well before hanging or sending home! Extension: … [Read more...] about Summer Crafts to “Beat the Heat!”
Rainbow Salt Discovery Jars - Alphabet_Recording_Sheet0001 We love making these "sand" jars! Pour salt on paper plates and have the children rub chalk (drawing chalk works best, but any colored chalk will do) in circles until the salt takes on color. Fold the paper plates in half and assist the children in pouring their salt plates into a heavy glass jar (for younger children, use clear … [Read more...] about Wikki Stix Glasses and Color Printable, Color Discovery Jars and Printable, and an Echo Chant!
THE WATER CYCLE for PRESCHOOL! Water, one of the most important things to sustain life on Earth, follows a pattern which repeats over and over. The water cycle includes evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and collection. While those terms seem like BIG WORDS for preschoolers, you'll be amazed at how quickly young children learn through music and play! To introduce the Water Cycle … [Read more...] about Wikki Stix to Teach the Water Cycle!