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…

Spider Web Painting

It’s been a while since we’ve done a process art activity. Since Halloween is a great time to get the plastic spiders out (the last time we used them was for this very popular Spider Web cutting Tray Activity), we decided it would be fun to use them again in a long-overdue art project! This…

A guide on everything you wanted to know about using preschool busy boxes!

How to use Preschool Busy Boxes

September is just around the corner and that means most homeschooling families are preparing, planning, and putting finishing touches on their school year plans. Maybe your homeschool family consists of grade school children and you are trying to find a way to keep your preschooler busy when you’re giving direct instruction to the older kids.…

Do you know which scissors are best for your preschoolers? See the review of five popular children's scissors and how they benefit different types of kids.

The Best Scissors to Introduce to Preschoolers

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links}  It happens every. single. year. I walk up and down the school supply aisle at Target feeling slightly overwhelmed at all the choices. “Should I get my preschooler the triangular pencils? Round chubby ones? Do they have to be Ticonderoga?? Do schools still require #2 pencils?…

I Spy Number trays- a preschool math activity

I Spy Numbers Activity (0-5)

Welcome to another week of the Early Childhood Education Team posts! This Week we are focusing on activities to teach the numbers 0-5. If you’re tot schooling or home preshcooling, this is a prefect time to fill up you lesson plan book! Don’t forget to pin these posts for future lesson plan ideas, as well!…

Making the “Good List”

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links} I hear the North Pole has been pretty busy right now. So much so, that they’ve outsourced a few of their tasks to our little family (see how we helped Mrs. Clause with some elf laundry!) Today we’re helping the Man In Red himself by making part of…

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