Preschoolers love to sing FUN songs, fingerplays, and counting rhymes. Adding music and rhythm into a preschooler's every day world helps them develop the rhythm and cadence so important to healthy brain and body development as they grow. In our newest Preschool Pack, we have 145 of the BEST in preschool songs, fingerplays, counting rhymes, and short poems for use ALL YEAR LONG at … [Read more...] about Preschool Songs, Fingerplays, & Counting Rhymes for ALL SEASONS!
Thanksgiving Theme Activities
MATH! That one word has probably caused more anxiety for students (and some adults) than any other discipline. For many parents and educators, negative experiences with numbers and math in the past may present a "personal road block" when guiding young kids to learn about numbers! The goal with preschoolers is to help them establish REAL RELATIONSHIPS with numbers to create a solid base that can … [Read more...] about Establishing REAL RELATIONSHIPS with NUMBERS in Preschool! #TeachECE
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, this week the #playfulpreschool team has developed activities centered around a FEATHERS THEME for PRESCHOOL! Whether you teach in the classroom or have children at home, your kids will enjoy the many activity suggestions offered below! The textured turkeys are a great way to encourage fine motor skills while adding the extra sensory layers. We hope … [Read more...] about Textured Sensory Turkey Pre-Writing Activity for #PlayfulPreschool
SCARECROW THEME FOR PRESCHOOL This week's #playfulpreschool theme is: SCARECROWS! All of the scarecrow activities by the playful preschool blogging team are designed for use at home or in the preschool classroom. We hope your own children enjoy playing and learning along with us this fall!Scarecrow Background Information: Scarecrows derive their name from the duty they perform; a … [Read more...] about 5 Little Scarecrows Poem and PowerPoint for #PlayfulPreschool
This November, we invite you to explore activities, tips, and crafts that will help immerse young children in opportunities to express gratitude and thankfulness. Gratitude and thankfulness are ACTIVE terms that require kids to participate in some manner. Young children that have adults around them that model good manners, common courtesy, the ability to wait for the things we want (along with … [Read more...] about 28 Activities to Invite Young Kids to Actively Engage in Gratitude and Thankfulness!
Harvest Theme for #PlayfulPreschool This week’s #playfulpreschool theme contains activities centered around a HARVEST THEME! All throughout the school year, the Playful Preschool blogging team will be working behind the scenes to offer activities and suggestions just for your students or children. Please visit the home page of this blog each Wednesday morning to see new theme-based ideas for … [Read more...] about There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves PowerPoint & Sequencing Cards #PlayfulPreschool