Archive for Early Childhood Activities

Gardening and Plant Theme for Preschool

Gardening and Plant Theme for Preschool

Teaching a plant theme for preschool is a great way to teach kids lots of science as well as give them sensory experiences that are hard to get other ways. Kids love to watch things grow. You can make your theme as simple as germinating a few seeds or take it all the way to a huge garden.

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35 Mother’s Day Gifts Preschoolers Can Make

35 Mother’s Day Gifts Preschoolers Can Make

Kids love making things for their mom on Mother’s Day. Sometimes as educators, it’s hard to think of gifts for kids to make for Mom. I asked some blogger friends to share their ideas for Mother’s Day gifts kids can make and they came up with a wonderful list to share!

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Friendship Soup Activity for Kids

Friendship Soup Activity for Kids

Celebrating friendship is an awesome activity for kids. Relationships and belonging are an important part of development and future school success. It’s important to celebrate friendships and teach kids about how to be a good friend. Building social skills is crucial. This friendship soup is a great way to get kids thinking about others and sharing. It’s healthy too. Even my pickiest kids ate this up because they helped make it and shared ingredients for it.

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Caterpillar and Butterfly Theme for Preschool

Caterpillar and Butterfly Theme for Preschool

Butterfly activities for preschool

Do you long to REALLY teach your kids about nature? Caterpillar and butterfly theme studies can be all crafts, or you can really dive into the science behind these creatures. What’s even better is to do a little of both! I love studying life cycles with my kids and entomology. The younger they learn this the better!

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The Ultimate All About Me Dance Kids Party Ideas

The Ultimate All About Me Dance Party for Kids

How can we help build kid’s self-esteem for future success? Sometimes it’s hard to think of concrete ways to do it but all about me units are one of my very favorite ways. We spend a couple of weeks celebrating each unique thing about the kids and highlighting their uniqueness.

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16 Creative Ideas for Clear Ornaments

16 Creative Ideas for Clear Ornaments

Every year when the holidays come, I start wracking my brain to try to figure out a good gift for the kids to give their parents. There are so many great ideas out there but we all know how complicated and stressful some of them can be. I came up with the best idea with clear ornaments, and I love how versatile and simple it is. No stress, no frustration. Just something super cute that families will cherish for years.

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