We have had a lot of cloudy rainy days recently. What better way to celebrate the weather than with a rainy preschool lesson theme?!
Introduce the theme by putting together the rain/number puzzle from the Rain preschool packet by 2 Teaching Mommies.
Read I love the Rain by Margaret . . . → Read More: Rainy Preschool Theme
We have been having lots of fun with plastic eggs this month–the fun didn’t end for us on Easter!
Today we played the noisy eggs game, inspired by Preschool Alphabet. First we sorted through our eggs and we each found six of one color (or at least a similar shade).
Then we searched around the . . . → Read More: The noisy eggs game
As I mentioned yesterday, this week we are having fun with rainbows and colors. Visit this post for a list of books to go along with a Rainbow and Color theme. Here are some of the activities we have done.
Make a cloud rainbow using pom poms and strips of paper . . . → Read More: Preschool Theme: Rainbows and Color
This week we are having fun with rainbows and color. Here are the picture books we are reading:
Lemons Are Not Red by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Duckie’s Rainbow by Frances Barry
Dog’s Colorful Day by Emma Dodd
A Rainbow of My Own by Don . . . → Read More: Books about Rainbows and Color
Today the kids and I made bubbles and called it art. It was great fun!
We were inspired by this Lucky Clover Bubble Painting post. The instructions are simple. Draw a clover on a piece of construction paper, place in a pan with raised edges. Put a squirt of dish soap . . . → Read More: Bubble Painted Shamrocks and other fun for St. Patrick’s Day
March is the month of Dr. Seuss, and we have been having a lot of fun reading his books and doing related activities. Some of his books are great fun, like “Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?“, but I have to admit that some of his books get a little long in the . . . → Read More: Days with Dr. Seuss: Bartholomew, Yertle, and The Lorax
As I mentioned in this post, my preschool theme for my children in the month of January is always SNOW. Today I am sharing some of the snow-themed activities we have done (or still will do) this month.
*Side note about the activities: In December I discovered something interesting. That month I made a list . . . → Read More: Snowy activities for January fun
The theme of my preschool activities with my children during the month of January is always SNOW! There are a number of great snow picture books available, and here are a few of my favorites (note–I get all of these from my local library each January).
Snowmen at Night by Caralyn . . . → Read More: Snowy books to read in January
I’m taking my Thanksgiving books back to the library today. But before I do, I wanted to make note of the titles, since this year we added a few good reads to our November/Thanksgiving list.
Thanksgiving at the Tappletons’ by Eileen Spinelli
The Thankful Book by Todd Parr
‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving Books for November
Our children ended up with a massive pile of candy after our Halloween activities this year. Really.*
One quiet afternoon I decided to have a little fun with our candy (and sneak in some learning at the same time). I dumped out our bowls of candy on the living room floor and asked the kids . . . → Read More: In Sum: 327 (or in other words, a post about Halloween candy and counting)