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Q-Tips and Straws Fine Motor Skills Activity - A great way to help little hands strengthen fine motor skills and work on colors at the same time.

Q-Tips and Straws - Fine Motor Skills Activity

Toddler Art Project. Pre-cut the shapes out and let child arrange and glue.

Get On The Bus ! - No Time For Flash Cards

Colorful Creatures You don't have to take your child scuba diving to enjoy the beauty of the undersea world. Here are a couple of art techniques for conjuring up some decorative ocean critters at home.

Colorful Creatures | Crafts | Spoonful

This is a fun activity that allows chidlren to experience what it is like to use self control (don't pop the bubbles). You can also use this to teach deep breathing for a coping skill when they feel anxious or angry.

Teaching Social Skills with Bubble Lessons | Not Just Cute

Sunny In Kindergarten: Behavior Management: Individualized I Love the lanyard token board!

Sunny In Kindergarten: Behavior Management: Individualized

Disney themed classroom welcome bulletin board - for the lobby at VA next year??

Teaching in Mouse Ears: Welcome to the 2013-2014 School Year!

camping storytime ideas I'm always looking for something to stay busy on bad-weather days

Mega Story Time: Fun in the woods!

cute little octopus counting #crayonfreckles

Crayon Freckles: octopus math file folder game

Very simple campfire craft for toddler story times.

Arts & Crafts Gift Buckets. Prepare small graduation or summer gifts for preschoolers to enjoy. One popular theme is an arts-and-crafts bucket to use over the summer months.

Discount School Supply - Arts & Crafts Gift Buckets

- another keeper. The preschoolers and kindergarteners will love the paper plate craft - I like the multisensory components - and it is simple to do with very little help..... :)

sea shell crafts... cut paper plates into sea shell shapes let kids paint and throw glitter every where once dry i added the yarn for the sea shell affect ツ

Campfire Craft- They could write the letters of the alphabet on each piece of paper or sight words they know for the first or second day of school! Great with my camping theme

Fumbling Through Parenthood: Fire! - Craft

Top 13 Kid Crafts of 2013Message in a Bottle- kid valentine's day craft - my favorite craft of 2013 simple and funWatercolor Paper Plate Flower Craft - perfect to bring the love of flowers inside to enjoyName Frames- Fun To Make {and help kids learn their names}- my kids have these in their room and still love themBanana Craft That Is Even Banana Scented - one of our first scented art projectsFlower craft for kids - a

Could collect sand, shells, pebbles, etc on the beach and make one of these on a rainy day. On thick paper/foam board and I could hang it on the wall for the summer.

Beach Scene - I Can Teach My Child!

- wish I knew what the site says, but the pictures are clear enough that it is easy to figure out what was done. I like this for the multisensory nature of it - and my preschoolers and Kinder kids love to make things on paper plates. So this one is going into the keeper file :)

35 fun ideas for an ocean theme! Includes ideas for arts and crafts, math, science, sensory, play doughs, literacy, and snacks!

Convierte unos platos de cartón en frutas tropicales para decorar tu fiesta de verano! / Turn paper plates into tropical fruit for a fun summer party decoration!

Paper Plate Fruit - Crafts by Amanda

Mommy Minutes: Alphabet Handprint Art

Mommy Minutes: Alphabet Handprint Art

LOVE THIS!! I would use twigs on canvas with handprints in vivid oranges and yellows

In our study of apples Pre-K made worms out of the students names and had them eat through the apple.

Class door Teacher appreciation week or spirit week. Candy themed. Pre-k is sweet! Gumball machine, jelly bean letters, 3D candy, lollipop wreath. Classroom door ideas.

Mrs. Karen's Preschool Ideas: January 2012 NAME ROCKET!!

Mrs. Karen's Preschool Ideas: January 2012

11 Literacy Centers - Farm {Pre-k & Kindergarten} 118 pages in total. Pre-writing Practice. Laminate and use with a dry-erase marker for never-ending fun :)

Literacy Centers - Farm {Pre-k & Kindergarten}