*Creative and pretty way to practice letters & numbers. Things you need - Gallon size Ziploc bag, glitter (optional), food coloring, hair gel (dollar store) I like this better than paint.

Goo bags - recipe for goo. I've had it suggested to use an entire bottle of dollar store hair gel, but this is probably just as inexpensive, and you can make whatever VIBRANT colours you want.

Writing Love this! Writing practice bag - Dollar store hair gel, food coloring, optional glitter + gallon sized Ziploc bag --

Sensory bags made with hair gel from the dollar tree. Lots of ideas in this post.

A recipe for super stretchy glitter slime that looks just like the ocean! Swirls of sensory and pretend play fun from Twodaloo.

Sensory Bags - Pre-writing Skills

Cars + markers. I know a few children who would love this ... and it'd get them mark making at the same time!

ziploc bag + dollar store hair gel + q-tip = word fun. Such a neat way to practice spelling!

Practice Spelling Words

P is for Preschool

How to make slime - Simple two ingredient, no cook recipe that lasts for months and months!

This looks like a fun one! "Squishy Bags"

75 Fun Ways to Practice and Learn Spelling Words

Colored Glass: fill balloons with water, food coloring, freeze. break balloon, take outside and put them in the kiddie pool

Over 20 creative and FUN ways for kids to PLAY with shaving cream from Growing a Jeweled Rose. So many fun ideas! (Art, Science, Sensory Play, Play recipes & MORE!)

Developmental Domain: Social and Emotional Development. Developmental Indicator: SED13 The young toddler expresses a range of emotions, sometimes with intensity. Really good idea for toddlers to learn about emotions and also work their fine motor skills.

use straws to build with playdough

Over 30 FUN ways to teach kids their letters! These activities foster a lifetime of love of learning through hands on & educational play!

Gel Drawing Board

Preschool Science Experiments: "Sparkly Explosion!" This website has lots of fun ideas to do with your preschoolers :)