Fun Art for Kids based on “Quick as a Cricket”

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While we enjoy crafts around here, process art is by far where most of the kids’ creativity is focused on. During the preschool year, my students explore it almost every day. At home, we enjoy it quite a bit too! So for this month’s Book Club Play Date, I thought it’d be fun to share […]

10 Preschool Summer Activities All About Coconuts

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The #PLAYfulpreschool crew is gathering preschool summer activities to help you plan some summer fun! Be sure to check the bottom of the post for even more ideas. For my part of this super summer planning spree, I’m sharing summer activities that are all about coconuts! Coconuts make me think of tropical beaches and lazy […]

Tape and Watercolor Art for Kids

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This year’s preschool class loved art projects of any and all kinds! Out of all the art we did, though, our tape and watercolor art on canvas was a favorite. We made about four variations of it since the kiddos loved it so much! Are you following Fun-A-Day’s ARTS & CRAFTS Pinterest board? beautiful watercolor […]

15 Summer Art Projects to Try Outside

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I’m a firm believer that art can, and should, be taken outdoors throughout the year! Even something simple, like crayons and paper, takes on a different dimension when outside. Since summer’s almost here, I thought it would be a good time to share some super fun summer art projects the kiddos can try outside. Ok, […]

10 Summer Snacks for Kids to Make

10 summer snacks for kids

My preschool year is coming to an end, and Engineer’s almost done too. Which means SUMMER is upon us! To welcome the season, I put together a list of fun summer snacks the kiddos (and their parents!) could enjoy. delightful summer snacks for kids S’mores on a stick | Fun-A-Day! My son loves making s’mores […]

Preschool Camping Theme Snack | S’Mores on a Stick

S'mores on a stick are an easy, fun treat to make during a preschool camping theme - or just as part of some summer fun!

This is a treat we ┬ámade years ago during a fun preschool camping theme! It was a big hit with the kiddos, and it was super simple to make. Are you following Fun-A-Day’s Camping Theme Pinterest board? Our s’mores on a stick were inspired by my son’s enthusiasm for marshmallow pops a few years ago! […]

Kid-Made Cupcake Liner Flowers

Cupcake liner flowers - colorful collaborative flower art made by kids

My preschoolers love to create arts and crafts! Here’s some fun we recently had making cupcake liner flowers. We have a variety of materials in our classroom art center, and they are free to create for a large portion of our day. In addition to those materials, I like to put out little invitations to […]

Online Family Summer Camp | Camp Empathy

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The end of the school year is approaching, and I’m getting excited! While I love my job, I’m excited to spend more time with my son. Summer lets us learn, play, and explore together, and I can’t wait! One of the things I’m looking forward to is Camp Empathy, an online family summer camp I’ve […]

Sweet & Simple Homemade Gifts for Dad

3 simple but sweet homemade gifts for dad

My preschool year ends in May, but we love creating Father’s Day presents ahead of time. Homemade gifts for dad are a must, in my opinion, so that’s what we set about doing. Here’s what the kiddos made this year! Are you following Fun-A-Day’s Father’s Day board? Materials Unfinished wooden heart (from a local craft […]

Preschool Science Activities with KORXX

Preschool science activities with KORXX blocks - lots of building fun in addition to exploring other science concepts!

It’s no secret that preschool science activities are a hit in my classroom, and we love science at home too. When I was offered a chance to review KORXX blocks, I knew we’d integrate some science into our play. As I predicted, the preschoolers jumped right in and explored the KORXX like the little scientists […]