The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: Preschool Activities This is a GREAT site. She has so many clever and easy ways to work with your preschooler and have fun at the same time.
Use paint samples to make an adorable color book! I had two swatches for each colour, and glued them back to back to form a book layout. I decided on this style rather than flash card style (with the same colour on the front and back of one card). Then I found some patterned paper to make a front and back "cover". To make them into a book I punched two holes in
Refrigerator snack bin. Kids want a snack? Tell 'em to hit up the bin and pick one thing::
Let’s make a choo-choo train for lunch today! | Creative Kid Snacks
sensory binsSensory table activities can help children develop fine motor skills, increase math and science skills and build brain connections through sensory play. While sensory activities are usually offered in a special table with a shallow, built-in tub to hold materials, sensory play can also take place on regular tabletops, in plastic dish tubs, in small wading pools or outdoors.
Today I Ate A Rainbow!
14 Learning Activities geared toward toddlers, perfect for those just learning their colors, shapes, letters and numbers.
Love the idea of a "grazing tray," that kids can help themselves to all day (with a variety of healthy fruits, veggies, etc.)
Maybe upgrade this usingf an actual picture frame, and gluing on foam for the hat & beard, and using a different picture of the kid each year until they get too old to put up with it? lol