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!
Below are suggestions from the Ocean Thematic Unit available via this blog! This unit includes 50+ pages of literacy, math, science, dramatic play, large motor, art, recipe ideas, power points, and internet resources. It is a large unit that offers an assortment of activities to meet your young child's need for FUN, PLAY, and LEARNING! Listening and Ordinal Numbers -Ordering Sand … [Read more...] about Going to the Ocean or an Aquarium? Try some Ocean Animal Activities!
Child care?....the question alone is one of the most important decisions facing working couples/singles today. Our children deserve to be loved, educated with age-appropriate materials, and nurtured to their full potential in the absence of parents. The options in child care are often overwhelming...especially for parents who are seeking their first child care arrangement. There are family … [Read more...] about Tips for Parents Searching for Quality Childcare!
Show the children the United States Flag and ask them if they know what it is? Tell the children it is the United States Flag and is a symbol for our Nation. Tell them that every Country has a National Flag that stands for the people who belong to that Country. Our Country is called: The United States of America. Flags for countries are rectangles made of cloth. Our flag has seven red … [Read more...] about Patriotic Play and Learning for Kids!
Bouncing Beach Ball Inflate a beach ball and write a letter, number, shape, or sight word on each section of the beach ball. Kids take turns tossing the beach ball to one another and as a child catches the ball, they have to read the letter/number/shape/sight words that their two hands are touching on the ball.If a student does not know the letter/number/shape/etc. name, they can ask a friend … [Read more...] about Activities for “those days” when kids say…”I’m bored:)” Summer MOVING and LEARNING!
Below are ideas from the ALL THINGS WIKKI download available at The Preschool Toolbox Blog. All pdf files and instructions for learning games are included in the download. Summer fun at your fingertips! Fishing with Wikki Stix - Materials needed: Fishing with Wikki.pdf for each child (see download for the pdf) , assorted Wikki Stix©, assorted foam or plastic letters, bingo dot markers … [Read more...] about Summertime FUN with Letters and Numbers!