Upside down, wacky weaving

Our fun with the Dr. Seuss book, “Wacky Wednesday” just kept on going as the children jumped right into the super fun process of upside down, wacky weaving…

Wacky Weaving by Teach Preschool

When the children arrived in the classroom, they immediately noticed that this table was upside down. Talk about an invitation to play! Had the basket of yarn and scissors been sitting on top of the table, I suspect that some of our students would have just walked right on by…

Wacky Weaving by Teach Preschool

Instead, this was the first center that everyone wanted to try…

Wacky Weaving by Teach Preschool

There was no guidance needed for this center, the children went right to work wrapping the legs of the table and weaving the yarn back and forth across and around the table legs…

Wacky Weaving by Teach Preschool

When the children decided it was time to to take the yarn down, they cut the yarn and began to unwrapped the table….

Wacky Weaving by Teach Preschool

We placed the cut up pieces of yarn in a baggie to set aside for use in a future process…

Wacky Weaving by Teach Preschool

But before we put the baggie of yarn away, the children decided that the cut up yarn would make excellent spaghetti…

Wacky Weaving by Teach Preschool

From wacky weaving to wacky spaghetti – it was a wonderfully wacky day!

Wacky Weaving by Teach Preschool

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By |2013-02-21T06:00:56+00:00February 21st, 2013|

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. Mary Wilder February 21, 2013 at 6:33 pm - Reply

    I love this sight and use the ideas all the time. I will use the upside down table idea this week. Wacky Wednesday will be fun.

  2. jackie February 21, 2013 at 6:57 pm - Reply

    What fun! This is a super activity, Deborah. Looks like they were verrrry busy!

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