Do you ever find yourself scrambling to find a quick, easy, and fun project for your preschooler(s)? This is an idea that fits all 3 requirements! And the best part? It only takes a minute for set up and clean up! It can’t get any better than that! Here’s the few items needed to get […]
Today we made jumping paper frogs. These are a very simple origami project that kids love, because they really jump! All you need is some paper and crayons or markers. I used small strips of paper, about 3×6 inches, but 3×5 index cards would work well also. Start by having the children color the paper […]
It’s spring, and chances are it’s beautiful outside! My two toddlers love to spend time outside together, so I’m always looking for new outdoor activities to keep them active and learning. This week I decided to put together a nature walk/scavenger hunt so they could practice paying attention to their surroundings. My daughter is only […]
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Here’s another unconventional (but fun and silly!) painting method to try out: spaghetti painting! It’s slippery and slimy and messy – a super tactile way to paint! You’ll need cooked spaghetti paint containers (we used muffin liners – you’ll need something shallow enough that the floppy spaghetti can really “get in there” and […]
When you’re a kid, there’s nothing more fun than pretending to be a mysterious spy. Print these secret agent ID badges, and let your little ones create their own secret identities! Let them paste or draw their photo. Get a stamp pad and fingerprint them. Fill out the important secret agent information. Cut out, […]
Ever have to run into work for 20 minutes with your kids? I know I’ve had to do it a couple of times to grab a few things or get something printed after hours. Why not make it a unique and fun experience? If you have a photocopier (and your boss doesn’t care if you […]
Read With Your Kits (or rather your Kids) Make it fun and exciting. Enchanting. Fantastical. Did you know that on March 2, parents, teachers, and kids nationwide will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday and reading with the Read Across America project? You should too!
I love preschool learning activities that I can customize many, many different ways and activities that don’t break the bank. In my previous life as a preschool teacher, we often did this Twizzlers activity. Not only can you purchase the licorice for $1 at the local dollar store and get enough licorice strands for a few […]
Sometimes, the tiniest things are the sweetest! These fingerprint heart cards are just big enough to write an “I love you!” inside. We used White cardstock A red stamp pad (and little fingers to make fingerprints) Fancy paper to make an envelope Tape Cut white cardstock into small rectangles. Fold them so that they make […]
Put a spin on classic paperchain people by making them EXTRA BIG and multi-colored! (Also offers a easy opportunity to talk about diversity!) You’ll need Different colors of construction paper Tape Scissors Making paperchain people is nothing new, but you can add a mulicultural twist by making your characters all different […]
A couple of weeks ago Susan posted an awesome art technique that uses bubbles to paint! It looked so fun we wanted to try it too. So here are a few pictures of our weekend art project. Enjoy!
How do our faces show what we’re feeling? Use pipe cleaners and paper to make some silly faces, and talk about feelings! It’s a super easy project that can be set up fast, doesn’t take up too much space, and can be used again and again. You’ll only need Paper scissors […]