Soil & Rocks Lesson (with Activity & Science Experiment)
Soil & Rocks Lesson (with Activity & Science Experiment)! This science project is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school!
Sand and Water Ocean Sensory Bin
This ocean sensory bin is such a fun way for kids to play and learn about the ocean this summer! My kids had a blast learning about the ocean habitat!
Bugs on a Log
We finished up our butterfly/moth study this week with a little butterfly sipping experiment. The students used their butterfly proboscis (straw) to sip nectar (apple juice) from a flower. After we did this little experiment, the students had to come back and write what they learned about how butterflies eat: Here were some of our centers this week: Matching time to the hour and half hour. Unscramble the butterfly sentences: Sort butterfly nouns and verbs: Next week, we are learning about…
Small Worlds in the Water Table
Summer isn't the only time kids can enjoy the water table. Here are some creative ideas for using your water table year round.
Preschool: Community - Mrs. Plemons' Kindergarten
Our community theme is one of my favorites because there are so many fun things we can do. I could probably spend a month on this theme exploring lots of jobs, places and community helpers. Here were our plans for our community theme: And here are the details for each activity: Making Inferences: Madelynn loves […]
Rainy Day Activities
Rainy day activities for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten children include a variety of games, recipes, crafts and printables for teaching children. %%page%%
4 Community Helper Early Childhood Activities!
Add to your community helper unit with these wonderful early childhood ideas featured by Jessi over at Getting Messy with Ms. Jessi! She features the following crafts and activities that are sure to...
Ocean Science Activities For Preschoolers and Beyond
Fun ocean science activities for preschoolers and beyond are a perfect way to spend time at the beach or prepare for a trip to the ocean! We have tons of fun ideas for when you are on the beach but also when you are home learning about the ocean. Use these ocean science activities with kids of all ages! Science activities are also a wonderful addition to a classroom under the sea theme. Simple preschool science activities encourage kids to learn about and explore the world around them…
Bug Centers and Activities - Pocket of Preschool
Bugs! Most little learners are fascinated with bugs even if they gross them out. Kids have fun watching and touching these tiny, fast-moving critters that fly or crawl. Capitalize on their fascination and do a bug theme in your classroom. I’m here to help you pack your lesson plans with FUN and fabulous buggy-themed activities...Read More
10 Ways to Learn About Birds
Help your kids learn about birds with one of these fun nature activities. These ten ways to learn about birds are all hands-on and fun for kids of all ages.
Teaching Kindness, Empathy & Compassion - English, Oh My!
Are you looking for a lesson that teaches empathy, compassion and kindness? Check out this amazing activity to instill these traits.
DIY: Weaving Loom Made from a Shoe Box!
I wanted to get Tila a weaving kit for a while now but anytime I asked her she never seemed too interested. And then a Sunday came when she wanted to do nothing else but weave! And this is how this idea to make a loom from a shoe box lighted up in my head! …
Pete the Cat Sorting Shoes Math Activity
The popular children’s book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin, inspired us to get learning with our very own shoes! We gathered together all kinds of shoes from around the house and came up with tons of shoe sorting fun in this math activity for kids. Follow our Math for Kids Pinterest board! …
Dutch Wooden Shoe made from Paper - 30 Minute Crafts
When I told my mom that I was making Dutch-themed crafts for a crafting series, she told me about this paper wooden shoe she made in preschool when she was young. I loved it! I never had the chance to make these as a child, growing up mostly in the US, but I can see […]