Winter Lesson Plans for Preschool: Literacy, Science, Math
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Winter Lesson Plans for Preschool: Literacy, Science, Math

I have an annoying habit. It involves my thought process right before a nice, loooong Christmas break, Spring Break, or even sometimes Summer. I start to think about that day, week, or month when we have to come baaaaack. The thought of empty lesson plans for preschool in winter sends chills throughout my body! That…

Easy Bug and Butterfly Theme Lesson Plan for Preschool
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Easy Bug and Butterfly Theme Lesson Plan for Preschool

Children are fascinated by bugs and butterflies! I know my preschoolers love going outside and investigating the world and creatures around them. Planning an insect themed unit is a wonderful way to captivate the attention of your preschoolers and work on some fun bug and butterfly themed activities. If you’re looking for activities to teach…

Bee Math Activities for Kids
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Bee Math Activities for Kids

My kids came in screaming from outside the other day in fear of…a rabid dog? A rattlesnake? Nope. A honeybee. As the weather heats up (more some places than others), hopefully your kiddos are enjoying those bikes and balls that have been put up for the winter. Cleaning out the garage and dusting off my…

Color Recognition Math & Literacy Pack: 15 Activities!
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Color Recognition Math & Literacy Pack: 15 Activities!

This color recognition math & literacy pack is created with little learners in mind. Lots of colorful pictures, fun activities, multiple levels… Whether they are exploring measurement with the color measurement mats, graphing with the I Spy styled pages, playing a dice game or even a card game, this color recognition pack is an awesome…

Rainbow Bear Cards: Size Order
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Rainbow Bear Cards: Size Order

I am so excited to introduce you to the #toolsforlearning series!! Every Tuesday an awesome team of bloggers will be taking on the challenge of activities with common educational manipulatives! We want learning to be hands-on, interactive and definitely fun!! Follow the #toolsforlearning hashtag on Instagram to see all the amazing activities & share your own…

Giant Gingerbread Men: Baking with Kids
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Giant Gingerbread Men: Baking with Kids

Building gingerbread (or graham cracker) houses is one of my family’s favorite Christmastime traditions–the more elaborate and candy-laden, the better. But this year we opted to change up our family tradition by following a Gingerbread Man story theme, complete with baking and decorating giant Gingerbread Men. This dark, spicy gingerbread dough bakes into a cookie…

Exploring Weight on the Farm
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Exploring Weight on the Farm

Fall is here and all the farms around us are harvesting all their crops. Grain bins are filling up and trucks are moving out. It’s so fascinating to see. That’s why we brought the farm to our house to explore weight with our own set of crops. This activity is part sensory play and part math…

Fall Math: Exploring Measurement with Leaves
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Fall Math: Exploring Measurement with Leaves

It is officially Fall where we live, and I couldn’t be more excited! The air is cool and crisp, pumpkin spice is everywhere, and the leaves on our trees are just starting to change colors. One of my kids’ favorite things to do when Fall hits is to play in the leaves. To listen to…