My 2014-2015 Preschool Classroom Tour

A cell phone picture of my preschool classroom in the midst of renovations

I’m so excited to be a part of a virtual preschool classroom tour with some amazing preschool teachers! Once you’re done here, be sure to see what the others have done in their classrooms this year. I feel like I need to start by saying that my classroom’s not entirely “finished”. In fact, I almost [...]

Fall Art Projects for Kids – All About Trees

fall art projects for kids - 10 fall trees

Welcome back to Share It Saturday! As promised, I’ve got some great features to share today – 10 fall art projects for kids that are all about fall trees! I must admit, fall is my favorite season. tree-mendous fall art projects for kids to create I must admit, fall is my favorite season. So I [...]

Harvest Play Dough Recipe for Kids

Harvest play dough recipe for kids to make

My preschool kiddos and I have been enjoying The Little Red Hen recently. We’ve read Paul Galdone’s version many times, and we even used sensory materials to retell the story! One of those sensory items was a little concoction I whipped up at home. Here’s my harvest play dough recipe for kids to use with [...]

Little Red Hen Activity – Retelling through Sensory Play

Little Red Hen Sensory Retelling set up

Welcome back to #PLAYfulpreschool! I am having a blast sharing ideas and lessons every Wednesday, along with the rest of the “team”. Today’s theme is harvest, and I’ve got a Little Red Hen activity for you! Amazon links below for your convenience. Thanks for supporting Fun-A-Day! Little Red Hen activity that combines sensory play and [...]

Nursery Rhyme Activities for Baa Baa Black Sheep

Baa baa black sheep nursery rhyme activities

Sugar Aunts is hosting a fun Nursery Rhyme Activities series, and I’m excited to be a part of it! My preschoolers and I focused on Baa, Baa, Black Sheep and created some name art based on that nursery rhyme. Amazon links below (for items similar to what we used). If you purchase something through the links, I receive [...]

Apple Number Activity for 1:1 Correspondence

counting and number recognition with an apple number activity

The students and I have been having a blast with our scented “tiny apples”! I decided they’d be a great item to use for a simple apple number activity. Are you following my Apple Theme Pinterest board? Fun and easy apple number activity for early math skills An important early math skill is one-to-one correspondence. [...]

Share It Saturday – September 20, 2014

Welcome back! I can’t wait to see what you’re sharing with us this week! It’s been a little crazy around here, so I don’t have any featured posts today. I’ll be back next Friday with features from last week and this week – don’t you worry. Check out what my co-hosts are sharing this week [...]

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 [...]