April is here! As the weather grows nicer, it provides wonderful opportunities to get children outside to explore the physical world around them. Spring themes in preschool offer children a multitude of opportunities for play and learning fun. The Ways to Play Every Day April Activity Calendar for Preschoolers includes many ideas for hands-on learning about worms, the Earth, and pond life. … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Every Day: April Activity Calendar for Preschoolers
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 Preschoolers The … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Every Day: March Activity Calendar for Preschoolers
February is a fun month filled with several great holidays that lend themselves to exploration and learning in the classroom or at home. There is a long list of themes that can be used to spark creativity and learning every single day. This month’s Ways to Play Every Day Calendar explores Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, Library Appreciation Month, and Dental Hygiene Month. Ways to Play Every … [Read more...] about Ways to Play Every Day: February Activity Calendar for Preschoolers!
Christmas season is a time for giving, and I’d like to extend a challenge to our readers to help in a way that multiplies blessings with tangible gifts that last for lifetimes. We are teachers, right?! We have classrooms and organizations; we help, as possible, within our own family’s budget. We purchase supplies for our classrooms when funding falls short. We have to decide where our personal … [Read more...] about #GivingTuesday Teacher Challenge to Benefit Spark International Missions
We have yet to meet a preschooler who isn't curious about garbage trucks and large vehicles. One of the highlights of our week is garbage pick-up day. Our preschoolers RUN to the windows to watch - we can hear the sounds from our classroom as the kids yell out, "It's the GARBAGE TRUCK!" Vroom Vroom Garbage Truck by Asia Citro and Troy Cummings is a book filled with fun illustrations as the story … [Read more...] about Vroom Vroom Garbage Truck: Large Vehicle Activities for Preschoolers
Our preschoolers loved reading and sequencing There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves so much we decided to make sequencing cards and a Power Point to accompany There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell. We'll use in our own literacy centers for the upcoming holidays. We hope your preschoolers enjoy learning to sequence and re-tell the story while discussing the individual items as they … [Read more...] about There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell: Sequencing and Power Point for Preschoolers!