Summer is a fun time for preschool. There is so much to celebrate and learn about. You can do bugs, gardening, beach, and so many more fun ideas. Crafts, learning activities, fine motor, gross motor, science, math, art, music, sensory play and more. Here is a list of summer theme ideas for preschool.
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Kids love making things for their dads for Father’s Day. It seems like it’s a lot easier to think of gifts for mom than gifts for dads. Here is a great list of awesome Father’s Day gifts preschoolers can make themselves.
There are so many things kids can do that don’t cost a ton of money. I’m super cheap so I love good cheap summer activities. I love a bunch of happy, engaged children. Check out these summer activities for kids.
I LOVE a good deal and saving money! Here are a few things you can do to fill your summer time with your daycare kids, kids of your own, or whoever might be needing entertaining.
Celebrating Dr. Seuss is so much fun. He’s colorful, exciting and funny. There are so many fun preschool activities that can teach kids, and I love letting kids express their own creativity and Dr. Seuss activities for preschool can do just that.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Valentine’s day is a great time to teach young kids about friendship and building relationships. Social skills are the number one predictor of later school success for kids. For me, this makes social skills my number one goal with my 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.