We love making these Rainbow "sand" jars! To make: 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 glass BALL jar. Fill the jar approx. half full, add miniature letters, shapes, numbers, … [Read more...] about Rainbow Salt Discovery Jars
Our Transportation Theme is available for download from our website at The Preschool Toolbox Blog. It comes with a complete instructional manual for all the 30 literacy/math/science activities as well as all the pdf's, pictures for visual aids, and power points. Need ideas? These are just a FEW of the ideas in the Transportation Unit. Transportation Unit Introduction: How did you get here … [Read more...] about Transportation Theme Activities!
TEXTURED Train Paintings: We used texture stampers (square) and tempera to paint the train cars. If you do not have textured stampers, the children can paint with various materials. Suggestions might include: cotton balls, cardboard, leaves, other nature items, Q-tips, or bubble wrap. The engine template is from the is available in the Transportation Theme available here on the blog! Car … [Read more...] about Transportation Theme Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten!