Dinosaur Sounds Set out different containers (butter tubs, oatmeal boxes, plastic coffee containers, metal coffee cans, etc.) and some rhythm sticks. Invite the children to explore making dinosaur sounds with the different containers: What sounds would the dinosaurs make with their FEET, CLAWS, or TEETH? - Stomping, running, hunting sounds? See what sounds and descriptive words your … [Read more...] about Dinosaur Themed Activities for Preschool: Dino Sounds, Fossil Dough, a Hunt and Seek!
Reverence noun 1. a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration 2. the outward manifestation of this feeling: to pay reverence. 3. a gesture indicative of deep respect. 4. the state of being revered. verb (used with object) 1. to regard or treat with reverence; venerate Reverence is a basis for all human values. The reverent attitude will recognize … [Read more...] about Teaching Reverence and Patriotism to our Kids!
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!