Summer fun. Freeze small toys in a block of ice...let kids try and get everything out (salt, hammers, water)... great summer fun!
blobs in a bottle...cool experiment!
FREE! 2 Ways to Play! Game 1: Say the letter. “I have A. Who has F?” Game 2: Say the sound. “I have /a/. Who has /f/? The pictures on the cards will help students remember the letter sounds. all about me bag, students, idea, 1st grade back to school, first week, 1st week of school activities, alphabet game, teacher, 1st grade me bags
FREE! 2 Ways to Play! Game 1: Say the letter. “I have A. Who has F?” Game 2: Say the sound. “I have /a/. Who has /f/? The pictures on the cards will help students remember the letter sounds.
I made these pattern block mats using Photoshop. Each mat comes in color and blackline, depending on your preference. The blackline mats offer more of a challenge as children figure out which shape goes in the space. Pattern blocks teach children about shapes and geometry, as well as develop their visual discrimination skills fractions kindergarten, preschool activities shapes, kindergarten patterns, teaching shapes, patterns preschool, patterning math, pattern block mats, pattern blocks activities, kid
Pattern Block Templates- free!
Another "calming jar" idea: your kids shake the bottle and then have to watch it till the glitter settles to the bottom. This one has the advantage of being in non-breakable plastic bottles. Also, you can superglue the lids on, so the kids don't open the bottles and drink the glitter glue while they're "calming down." craft, plastic bottles, school, children, sensory bottles, toddler, glitter jars, kid, water bottles
Time out bottles
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Quiet Boxes for when children stop napping:
Nanny Share, this is for you. With your aging into PreK and out of Toddler. Time to amp it up... and calm the others down. hah. nap time, calm activ, kid activities, kids bed time, 13 quiet time activities, calm kid, quiet activities for kids, calming activities for kids, quiet time activities for kids
calming activities to prep your kids for sleep or to do when older - during a rest time.