"Play gives children the chance to practice what they are learning." This quote by Fred Rogers is one that I have always enjoyed and strive to keep in mind as I plan for each day in my classroom.
Rainbows are such a wonderful way to review and explore color and color mixing. As part of our exploration of rainbows, we invited the children to put together these simple felt rainbow puzzles.
This idea may look very simple, and it is, but it has been one of the best tools for giving my students a little practice in tracing letters or shapes (we haven’t tried it with numbers yet) in my classroom!
My students and I loved the experience of exploring and observing the growth of a caterpillar to a butterfly!
Check out the 10 different ways you can use a felt board in the preschool classroom!
The kinds of games we play with the felt board are not all that complicated and all I really need are just a few bight and colorful felt pieces and I have everyone's attention.
Asia from Fun at Home with Kids is sharing this amazing life size anatomy made from felt (along with the help of her adorable daughter). Stop by to read all about it!
When I told the children that they actually can have eight legs like an octopus, they told me that this could not be possible. So I had to show them that they could!
Exploring the light table doesn't have to be complicated or all planned out. Everyday things in the classroom are just as fun too!
A super simple book and idea for exploring the parts of a car with preschool age children!