Our kids are amazed by sugar, sand, and salt play! We decided to use sugar for our Valentine's trays (salt is good, but when kids have dry and cracked winter skin, salt can "burn" tender fingers.) We usually make our sensory trays with sugar in the winter and sand/salt in the warmer months! The tray below adds an extra sensory layer with the use of raspberry gelatin to scent the sugar. … [Read more...] about Preschool Scented Sugar Sensory Trays
Valentine's Day Theme for Kindergarten
Painted Cardboard Tube Heart Numbers Materials needed: Cardboard tubes (one tube for each student), clothespins, tempera paint, paint smocks or t-shirts to protect clothing, scissors, paintbrushes and trays, construction paper, markers, tape or poster putty, and counters (we used Valentine's M & M's in the picture.) Have the children paint the cardboard tubes with any color desired (our … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Math and Science Activities for Preschool!
Valentine's Snowman Craft to accompany "My Snowman's Valentine" poem by Leland Jacobs - My Snowman's Valentine Materials needed: Snowman Template - Snowman Template (one for each family project or student), glue, assorted decorations (stickers, craft sticks, construction paper, etc.), and one copy of "My Snowman's Valentine" poem by Leland Jacobs (linked above) for each child. Print the poem … [Read more...] about My Snowman’s Valentine Poem and Craft for Preschool!