Winter has arrived! It isn’t exactly freezing where we are, but we are always looking for new winter themed activities to try. So whether you need an excuse to stay inside and play where it’s not freezing cold, or are still using your AC, you must try our snowy day alphabet writing tray. It’s the perfect low prep, hands-on learning activity to practice letter formation.
Practicing number recognition and counting skills with preschoolers becomes even more fun when snacks are involved! Our free printable penguin counting mats are perfect for a busy bag at home or an independent learning center in the classroom. They fit into a bird or winter theme and are super duper cute! Feeding the penguin fish crackers is silly, fun, and ends with a yummy snack!
My preschoolers are obsessed with all of my trinkets. I can’t actually call them manipulatives because of all the different random items we use in my classroom as learning materials. I’m not sure if it’s the small size of these items that we use to count, build letters, pick up with squeezers, fill a sensory bin with, just play with, or if it’s the amount
Learning about the people around our community who help us is always fun with preschoolers. But what my preschoolers love the most are the vehicles that the community helpers get to ride around in. I don’t know if it’s the wheels, the sirens that some of them have, or just the fact that cars and trucks are so cool to little kids, but they are always a
One of my absolute favorite themes that we focus on during the school year in preschool is the farm! My preschoolers love animals of all kinds, but all the songs, sensory activities, adorable crafts, and fun books make learning about a farm and the animals that live there such an engaging topic. There are lots of farm printable activities out there, but I thought adding in
Working towards correctly forming letters takes practice and patience. It’s not a skill that’s learned overnight, so making it fun is important. Instead of just using worksheets to practice writing letters over and over again, writing activities like our tracing letters printable apple cards can help keep young learners engaged. These writing practice cards fit perfectly into any apple theme! Tracing Letters Printable Apple Cards
Are you a fan of super fun learning activities, even if there is a little bit of a messy side to them? I’m not usually one to shy away from getting messy with my preschoolers. In fact, the most loved (and most remembered) activities in my classroom tend to be hands-on and messy! These cute little pigs that are in desperate need of a bath will
As a teacher, have you ever been so overwhelmed by the beginning of the school year that you look back and wish you had done a few things differently? Better even? Well, that was me just a few years ago when I first was back in the classroom teaching preschool. I saved a bazillion pins over on Pinterest with all these fabulous ideas for everything
Keeping kids engaged with learning activities over the summer months doesn’t have to be stressful! It’s easy to keep the learning going while school’s out with simple games. Using printable busy bag learning games like our free Alphabet Match Sunglasses are perfect for down times throughout the day. Avoid the summer slide and keep it fun! Free Alphabet Match Sunglasses Game Included in this printable activity
It’s summer break and I think my kids ask me for ice cream every day. Every day. Do you have this problem? We’re not all about the sweet treats in our house, but I may be partially to blame because we are ice cream obsessed with all of our activities lately! Instead of eating the ice cream, we’ve been learning and playing. Our Ice Cream and