Print the Play Dough Mat to heavy paper for each of your children. Explain to your children that flowering plants start from a seed. The seed needs 3 things to grow: good soil, water, and sunlight. The seed will sprout when those 3 things are present. As the flowering plant continues to grow, the plant produces flowers and fruit (seeds). The cycle then repeats itself. Write the words for … [Read more...] about Parts of a Flower Play Dough Mat and Collage
Spring Theme for Preschool
Easter Wood Stick Puzzle Craft Materials needed: Easter Craft Bags, wood sticks, (we found the craft sacks and wood sticks pictured at Hobby Lobby), scissors, pencils/crayons, and glue sticks. Each craft sack in the package is printed on both sides. We cut the sacks apart, prior to the activity, so that we could make 24 puzzles from the 12 sacks in the package. Use the straight edge of … [Read more...] about Easter Crafts for Preschoolers: DIY Craft Puzzles, Clay Flowers & More!
Whether kids are at home or in the classroom, the Easter egg roll and other activities below can provide simple, yet fun opportunities for learning and play! Easter Egg Roll and Color - Easter Egg Roll and Color Materials needed: One file (linked above) for each child, two dice for each child, and bingo/ dot markers or crayons – the “roll and color” can also be done as a “roll and cover” by … [Read more...] about Easter Egg Roll and Color, Bunny Action Game, and More Activites for Preschool!
Spring is a magical time for kids! After the winter, everything begins anew! Take your kids outside and watch for signs of Spring's arrival. Observations over the course of only a week can provide the children with great fun and many learning experiences about Spring and the 5 senses! Spring Nature Walks - Nature Walk Record Sheet Materials needed: 1 nature walk record sheet.pdf per child, 1 … [Read more...] about Spring and the 5 Senses: Activities for Preschool!
Children love to discuss the weather and observe weather patterns in their own cities and towns. Below are a few suggestions that will help the children understand the changes that occur as many climates transition from Winter to Spring. In like a LION and Out like a LAMB! - In Like a Lion Poem and Lion or Lamb Recording Chart Materials needed: 1 Poem (linked above) for each child, 1 Lion … [Read more...] about In like a LION? March Weather for Kids!