Our students have loved using dot dabbers, so that's what we used to decorate their portfolios! We started our morning off by reading "Dot" by Patricia Intriago. At the table, [...]
Our Pre-K class spent the week exploring, creating, and dissecting flowers. After reading, 'Rose's Garden' by Peter Reynolds, flowers really caught the children's and my attention. We used magnifying glasses [...]
Our students love insects and really anything to do with being outside. We tapped into that interest by exploring caterpillars in our classroom! The discussion and the process... To go [...]
If you want to capture a young child's attention, then focus on the things that matter the most to the child and one of those things is the child's family. [...]
A DIY art frame made for hanging up children's art!
Throughout part of our school year, we began saving a few pieces of the children's artwork so to have a sampling of each child's work that we could display in [...]
We are always looking for new and interesting ways to explore snow in our classroom. This one really hits the mark!
Last week our fellow bloggers shared some awesome Thanksgiving activities in the Discover and Explore linky. Today I'm sharing four different ways to make "gratitude trees" or "thankful trees." These [...]
Last week, our Discover and Explore crew asked our fellow bloggers to link up their favorite posts about creating with natural materials. Today I am sharing a few of the [...]
We continued our fun day of exploration by measuring colored spaghetti noodles.