Button Snake:  Teaches children button skills, and strengthens fine motor skills.  Super easy to make and little ones just love this activity.

fine motor skills are strengthened with a simple homemade button snake

button snake - fine motor activity for teaching buttoning skills (happy hooligans) what a great craft idea for camping trip . doesn't take up a lot of space and the toddlers love the twirly effect that the snake makes when done.

Collaborative branch painting

A Painted Branch // Collaborative Art with Kids

A Painted Branch // Collaborative Art with Kids - Art Bar kids will love this format, especially if they find their own branch // great project for a group Want excellent tips about arts and crafts?

Watermelon Seed Counting - Cute and simple summer counting activity! FREE watermelon template. #preschool #efl #education (repinned by Super Simple Songs)

Watermelon Seed Counting

Watermelon Seed Counting - Cute and simple summer counting activity! FREE watermelon template or you can make them out of paper plates and have them color it for some art fun!

Learning from Preschoolers | Throwing "flies" into a spider web

This is a game that includes both fine and gross motor skills. Picking up small cotton balls has to do with fine motor skills and throwing the cotton balls is a gross motor skill. All you need for this activity is cotton balls, tape, and a hula hoop

Writing Center

Writing Center for Preschool

What's in Your Writing Center? How to set-up and organize a Writing center in your preschool or kindergarten classroom. A list of materials to help you create a fun, educational Writing center your kids will LOVE!

Shaving cream over a shower cap and then throw Cheetos on top--whoever catches the most, wins. LOL A MUST DO!!! Good idea for the family reunion!

Fun Game: Shaving cream over a shower cap and then throw Cheetos on top--whoever catches the most, wins. / this would be a good camp game. except we would ditch the shower cap

Winter time large motor play for the preschool classroom | Teach Preschool

Winter time large motor play for the preschool classroom

Weaving through a rainbow- Fun activity that encourages balance, motor planning, coordination and body awareness. Teacher read “A Rainbow of My Own” by Don Freeman to go with the activity. Great pic as well, can be a group activity

Behavior

Building rainbows for good behavior! If a child is caught going the extra mile for good behavior, he/she can earn a piece for their rainbow. At the end of the week, if the rainbow is complete, the child will get to choose a prize from the treasure box.

Farm role play area with farm shop?

Farm role play area with farm shop? We have a farm visiting the museum at the moment.

Outer Space role-play classroom display photo - Photo gallery - SparkleBox

(Image detail for -Outer Space role-play classroom display photo) I like the constellation outline and planets hanging from the roof.

Kids Art Project - Q-Tip Star Art: A creative way for kids to paint with a q-tip. This also provides a fun fine motor experience for kids. What a fun way to paint!

Kids Art Project: Q-Tip Star Art

Could be good for space week-- Kids Art Project - Q-Tip Star Art: A creative way for kids to paint with a q-tip. This also provides a fun fine motor experience for kids. What a fun way to paint!

This is something I did in my classroom this year when I was talking to my preschool class about how we are all different, yet the same.    It is a wall display of the children in my preschool classroom.  The children were asked to search for their own eyes and when the parents came in later that day, I asked them to find their child's eyes too!

This is something I did in my classroom this year when I was talking to my preschool class about how we are all different, yet the same. It is a wall display of the children in my preschool classroom. The children were asked to search for their own eyes a

Walmart oil drip pan (automotive section) for only $12 for magnetic board! Also, it can be painted any color to match your decor!

Giant oil pan from Walmart as wall magnet board. readablephonics Giant oil pan from Walmart as wall magnet board. Giant oil pan from Walmart as wall magnet board.

create a planet art project...watercolor and coffee filters.  Kids name planet and what you will find on their planet.

Sunday night along with creation theme kids create their own planet. create a planet art project.watercolor and coffee filters. They name planet and what you will find on their planet.

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