Fall Owl Crafts and Activities for Kids

24 awesome owl crafts and activities for kids to try this fall

I’m looking forward to fall finally making an appearance . . . the leaves changing, the cooler air, etc. I can easily say that fall is my favorite season! In honor of the change in seasons, I’ve put together some fall crafts and ideas to try with the kids in your life. I always associate [...]

Art Activity for a Preschool Farm Theme

Corn painting during a preschool farm theme

Welcome back to the #playfulpreschool series, where a group of us share preschool activities around a theme. We’ve covered apples and families so far. This week, we’re jumping into a preschool farm theme. I have a fun art activity that is always a huge hit with my students – corn painting! I’ve done this activity [...]

Scented Fine Motor Pumpkin Activity

Fine Motor Fun with a Scented Pumpkin Activity from Fun-A-Day

Since the kiddos like our scented “tiny apples”, I decided to create a pumpkin activity like it! It’s always fun to build upon materials and ideas that really engage the children. Amazon links below for your convenience – I’ve linked to items like what I used, although most of the items were purchased at local [...]

Apple Pie Sensory Play for an Apple Theme

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To me, September is the perfect time for a preschool apple theme! The new school year signals that fall’s on its way, bringing with it thoughts of apples and pumpkins. My preschoolers and I had an absolute blast with this apple pie sensory play, which is perfect for an apple theme. I have Amazon links [...]

15+ Ideas for Healthy Food for Kids

15+ healthy foods for kids featured on Fun-A-Day!

My preschool is working hard to teach the students about healthy food choices. So I was excited to see some great ideas about healthy food for kids at last week’s Share It Saturday. Healthy food for kids to try at lunch and snack time   Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds gathered a list of [...]

Bookmaking for a Preschool Family Theme

Bookmaking for a Preschool Family Theme from Fun-A-Day

Welcome back to the #playfulpreschool fun! Last week, we all shared lessons for an apple theme. This week we’re focusing on a preschool family theme, so I thought I’d share a family bookmaking lesson. If you’re a regular reader of Fun-A-Day, it’s no surprise that I love making books with my students. It’s an incredibly meaningful [...]

12 Fun Shark Activities for Kids

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Welcome back to Share It Saturday! Now that summer’s on the way out, we’re returning to our weekly link up schedule. Today, I’m sharing 12 shark activities to try with the kiddos. While sharks might be a favorite summer theme, I know a lot of children who’d love learning about them any time of the year! [...]

Fine Motor Apple Math Game for Preschool

Preschool apple math game

September can be a fun time for an apple theme in preschool and kindergarten. Here’s a super simple apple math game that my students loved last year! This post contains Amazon links for your convenience. If you purchase anything through those links, I get a small commission – it helps keep Fun-A-Day chugging along, so thanks [...]

Apple Math Fun in Preschool – Tasting and Graphing Apples

apple math fun with tasting and graphing from Fun-A-Day

I’m incredibly excited to team up with some wonderful mamas and teachers for weekly #playfulpreschool fun! Each week, we’ll be sharing ideas for themed preschool lesson plans. To kick start this collaboration, we’re focusing on an apple theme. My contribution is apple math activities focused on apple taste testing, graphing, and sorting. apple taste test and apple [...]

Preschool Math Game for a Farm Theme

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My preschoolers love any game that involves dice, so we play a lot of them! This farm-themed preschool math game is called “put the mud on the pig”. Having a silly name apparently made it even more fun for the kiddos to play! This post contains Amazon links – if you purchase anything from the links, I [...]