P is for potato head in preschool

This week the children had fun making potato heads….

In the block center the children played with some potato heads…

Here are a few more of the potato head masterpieces I found hanging up in the classroom…

For more activities to do with potatoes click on the links below….

Growing Potatoes from Polwig

Play Dough People and Potato Masher Art from House of Baby Piranha

Scrubbing potatoes from The Adventure of Bear

Potato printing from The Toby Show

Potato Families from Centers and Circletime

Hot potato by Little Running Teacher

Potato Print Flowers by Kiboomu

By |2011-02-20T23:54:32+00:00February 20th, 2011|

About the Author:

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.


  1. shar February 21, 2011 at 10:26 am - Reply

    I love the different expressions. I could see this activity working really well with a focus on feelings.

    • Deborah J. Stewart February 21, 2011 at 9:32 pm - Reply

      That would be a good idea – I hadn’t thought about using it for feelings:)

  2. Cheryl Golangco February 22, 2011 at 9:41 am - Reply

    Thanks for including my site here 🙂

    • Deborah J. Stewart February 22, 2011 at 10:51 pm - Reply

      You are welcome:)

  3. Melanie February 23, 2011 at 12:55 pm - Reply

    What a fun idea for the letter P!! I absolutely love your site and all of your fantastic ideas!!

    • Deborah J. Stewart February 23, 2011 at 10:22 pm - Reply

      Thank you so much Melanie! I appreciate you stopping by and leaving a comment!

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