Engineering with Mud Bricks. Preschool STEM activity for spring.

Engineering with Mud Bricks

April showers bring…mud play!! We’ve had a few days of rain this week which means we have an abundance of mud to play with (hesitant about muddy play? Check out our Tips on Playing in the Mud post here!). Playing in the mud is a great sensory experience for kids and we are dedicated to…

Invitation to draw spring plants

Invitation to Draw Spring Plants

Hello Spring!! Here in the desert of Southern California, spring only lasts like a week before we hit 100 degree summer temps, so I’m taking advantage of it and doing some spring early learning activities with the kids. Preschool learning activities in the spring usually involve plants and insects. We’ve already done a Nature Cutting…

Weather Sensory Activity

As we move into the fall season, we’re seeing more of a variety in our weather than we saw over summer. There’s a bit more rain, definitely more wind, yet sunshine is still abundant! Fall is a great season! In some places, it’s the last bit of nice weather before snow arrives in the winter.…

Strawberry science investigation for preschoolers!

Strawberry Investigation

Summer is not quite over, which means we get to enjoy strawberries just a little bit longer! Everyone in our family loves strawberries, my boys will eat them by the basketful! And in true Clarissa form, when my boys are interested in something (even food!) I ask myself how I can build on that interest…