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Giving Thanks On Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 12, 2017 in Autumn, Blog, Families, November Themes, Thanks Giving | Comments Off on Giving Thanks On Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks On Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks On Thanksgiving is an American tradition. Giving thanks is an important lesson for children to learn any time of year. At Thanksgiving it’s especially important. There are many ways to approach this lesson. First and foremost is modeling thankfulness for children and to use please and thank you throughout your interactions with them and others. Leading by example will take you far in this regard. Your children will begin to use these polite words when you show them that it’s expected. Giving Thanks On Thanksgiving For Healthy...

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Down On The Farm

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Autumn, Blog, Cooking With Kids, Farm | Comments Off on Down On The Farm

Down On The Farm

Preschoolers of all ages have a great time with the Down On The Farm Theme. Sorting animals by type, cooking, fun songs and videos  are just a few of the activities for this week long theme. There might be enough material for two weeks. Let’s start off with a fun song. On Our Way To Grandpa’s Farm Next try Sleeping Cows. Can’t find a video so imagine… your children lie down and pretend to be sleeping while you sing 🎶 ” See The sleeping cows till it’s nearly noon come let us wake them with a merry tune.” 🎶 As the children wake up they...

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Last Minute Preschool Halloween Ideas

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Autumn, Blog, Fall, Halloween, October Themes | Comments Off on Last Minute Preschool Halloween Ideas

Last Minute Preschool Halloween Ideas

Some of these last minute preschool Halloween ideas just came to me today! Talk about last minute…tomorrow is Halloween! Sorting By Two Attributes   Spider webs in shoe boxes. The pic doesn’t show it very well but there are cards in front of each box with spider/fly on one side and orange/black on the other side. The flies are just a printed pic of a realistic fly laminated and cut out. They are stuck onto the ribbon web with scotch tape. Kiddos grab a spider or fly and sort.  Science   Stirring our brew. Black paydough. See recipe...

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Halloween Fun

Posted by on Oct 22, 2017 in Art, Autumn, Blog, Halloween, Math & Science, October Themes | Comments Off on Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

The Halloween fun has begun! Magic Pumpkin Song Video 5 Little Pumpkins Video   The pattern for these masks is Free at Printables! Collaborations   This is no Itsy Bitsy Spider. He measures about 3 feet across! We sing Itsy Bitsy Spider then we sing “Biggy Wiggy Spider” with the same tune and same lyrics but deep BIG voices!  Our Jack-O-Lantern is also very big although there’s no reference point in the pic. Both of this and the spider were collaborative works. Sensory Tables   These sensory tables are great fun. Math   Matching Dollar Tree...

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🍁Fall Fun🍁

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Art, Autumn, Blog, Fall, Math & Science | Comments Off on 🍁Fall Fun🍁

🍁Fall Fun🍁

These activities make🍁Fall Fun🍁for every one! Cookie Cutter Prints Coockie cutter printing is easy enough for toddlers to accomplish and the results are satisfying. It’s process art with a nice product. Negative Space This technique is called negative space art. Also proccess art with a nice product. Children place leaves where they want on the paper, choose paint colors and finger paint, sponge paint, dabber paint, or just ain’t with a brush all around the leaves. Before the paint is dry lift off the leaves to see what is revealed. Handprint...

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Fall Bulletin Board

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Autumn, Blog, October Themes, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fall Bulletin Board

Fall Bulletin Board

Fall Bulletin Board You can find the pattern for this tree at Printables! The Giving Tree This fall bulletin board changes (like real trees do) seasonally. The boy catches apples, green leaves, snowflakes, or little blossoms depending on the...

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Fire Prevention Week

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Autumn, Blog, October Themes | Comments Off on Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week Your Escape Plan Fire prevention week is observed nationally by many schools. Click here to map out your own escape plan for your home. The second week of October is National Fire Prevention Week. Children everywhere will be learning about calling 911 and Stop Drop & Roll. Preschoolers are no exception! Stop Drop & Roll!     Calling 911 Small children can learn what an emergency is and how to dial 911. Many families today don’t have home phones which means children need to know how to access the phone part of cell...

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Welcome Fall

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Art, Autumn, Math & Science, Music, October Themes | Comments Off on Welcome Fall

Welcome Fall

These are our plans for next week’s Welcome Fall theme.  Children can learn that there are two words for this season. We teach them both Fall an autumn. Science Make a tray with parts of nature found in our neighborhood. Our tray includes leaves, goards, pine cones, chestnuts in their spiked shells and chestnuts out of their shells, oh and a magnifying glass. Math Sorting Leaves    We collect leaves from around our school campus. Then we bring them to circle time and sort them by color. Every child gets a turn or two to glue leaves onto...

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🍏Apples For The Teachers 🍎

Posted by on Sep 17, 2017 in Art, Autumn, Blog, Cooking With Kids, Math & Science, September Themes | Comments Off on 🍏Apples For The Teachers 🍎

🍏Apples For The Teachers 🍎

 The tradition is for the children bring apples for the teacher. Teachers also bring apples to the children. These apple activities will be fun for all! Every Apple Holds A Star – Science Let’s take a close look at apples. Bring one or two apples, that have their stem and a leaf still attached, to circle time on a plate or tray along with a magnifying glass. Children can learn to hold the magnifying glass away from their eye and over the apple to get a close look. Talk about all of the parts of the apple. Skin, flesh, core, seeds,...

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Preschoolers Honor Patriots Day

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Blog, September Themes | Comments Off on Preschoolers Honor Patriots Day

Preschoolers Honor Patriots Day

🇺🇸Preschoolers Honor Patriots Day🇺🇸 Some of out preschoolers had their first day today. This is what they’ll be bringing home tonight. Happy Patriots Day to you all. 🇺🇸 NEVER...

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