Dressing for Winter Activities

Winter is coming and if your preschoolers like to dress themselves they may want to sport some shorts and sandals without caring about the low temperatures outside.  Most little ones need help understanding why it is okay to wear short sleeves some days, but others a jacket is needed…especially with the 70 degree days we are […]

Integrating Science, Reading and Art

When learning with little ones it is important to get the most out of every teaching opportunity.  The best way to engage your little learners while getting the “biggest bang for your instructional buck” is to integrate multiple skills into one lesson or activity. I do this each week during my thematic units by integrating my themes in […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Memory Game

Are you looking for a way to keep your little ones occupied on Thanksgiving? Then take a look at our Thanksgiving Turkey Memory Game. It is easy to set up, straightforward to play and lots of fun for children (and adults) of all ages. How to make Thanksgiving Turkey Memory Game You will need: 10 paper plates […]

Gluten Free Sensory Bins

Sensory bins are great for building fine motor, math, science, and language skills. However, some items used in sensory bins may contain gluten.  My daughter has Celiac Disease, so she cannot eat wheat, oats, or barley.  When she was in school, we had to modify what she could play with in this center because it would […]

Field Trip Recording Sheets

Whether you’re a parent or a teacher these recording sheets will come in handy when taking little ones on trips to the fire station, pumpkin patch, farm, or aquarium. They can be used during the visit, in the car or on the bus, or afterwards. These activities provide young children with practice paying attention to […]