Sensory Fall Colors Water Mixing

Fall colors are everywhere right now! Red, orange, yellow, green, and even brown are so pretty and festive that our kids decided to explore Autumn color mixing with water for fine motor and sensory #playfulpreschool fun!


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Indian Corn Sensory Bin

The colors and textures of Indian Corn are so irresistible! It makes the perfect seasonal material sensory and fine motor play!

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All About My Feelings: Identifying Emotions with Self Portraits

Identifying emotions is an important milestone for children. Kids begin to recognize and name their own anger, excitement, and sadness. They practice reading the feelings of those around them based on facial expressions, too. We worked on identifying emotions by using a mirror to draw dramatic self portraits!


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Icy Eyeball Sensory Exploration

This spooky sensory invitation to explore was the perfect fine motor activity for Halloween! Our kids loved the combination of water beads and our frozen ice eyeballs. These treats are edible so they would also be fun in creepy drinks for a Halloween party!


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Short Vowel Word Study

As a literacy loving teacher and mom I strongly believe that technology has a place in education with well selected, developmentally appropriate shows and games. With This Reading Mama's Short Vowel Word Study app that place is right on our tablet in our emergent reader's hands!


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Learning with Gourds: Comparing, Sorting, and Labeling for Fall

This Fall we've played and learned with acorns, leaves, and apples! For this Autumn activity, we investigated and compared gourds to sort, classify, and label the ways they are similar and different.


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My Place in the World Geography Craft Review

Young children are incredibly interested in their place in the world around them. Excellerations My Place in the World craft kit places the child's self portrait at the very center while teaching about locations in increasing size from that point.


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