Springtime Science with Seeds
A collaborative blog by Pre K and Kindergarten specialists. Child growth and development, information, free printables.
Want to learn how to make chalk paint at home? Check out our easy and FREE homemade Chalk Paint Recipes. 3 different chalk paint recipes just for you.
Easter Crafts for Kids: Sponge Painted Easter Egg Basket
Easy Easter Craft for Preschool and Kindergarten: Stamped Easter Eggs and Paper Basket ~ BuggyandBuddy.com
Contact Paper Shape Art
We do contact paper activities a lot at our house. Contact paper is perfect for art projects, sensory play, and general exploration. Today I will be sharing a Contact Paper Shape Art activity. This is a great way to review shapes and create a unique work of art at the same time. If you are looking for more contact paper activities, you'll find them on 20+ Ways to Use Contact Paper with Kids. You will need: Contact paper Scissors Acrylic paints Permanent marker Paint brushes or paint sponge…
The Intersection of Design & Motherhood | Top Lifestyle Blog | Design Mom
It’s mid-September and you’re probably settling nicely into a school year routine. If you’re like me, you love a good excuse to stop by the school and say hello to your kids — and maybe even spend time in the classroom. So I asked Amy...
Cool Science Experiments: Growing Crystals | Creekside Learning
Easy Science Experiment for Kids. Growing Crystals. Great Spring or Easter science experiment.
Science in a Van loves visiting Early Childhood Education centres and at each centre we seem to discover something new! Here's some of them ... At Kumeu Montessori Preschool they have glued magnets on the back of guttering! Very clever idea for marble-runs or water play. Very easy to move around and lots of fun trying to create a 'flow' Kumeu Montessori were experimenting with floating and sinking as well as mixtures. The kids were soon asking to put all sorts of objects in the bottles to…
Easter Picture & Word Tracing Printables
Free Easter themed worksheets to practice tracing words and pictures. Great for handwriting and fine motor skills. Includes an Easter bunny, egg, basket and a cross.
kojotutorial: two minute, no-sew felt diaper
Felt NO SEW baby doll diapers! Great for dramatic play with Toddler Age Group! That way they aren't confusing play realistic diapers for their own.
Egg Carton Flower Crafts for Kids
Turn your empty egg cartons into some gorgeous flowers! These egg carton flower crafts for kids are perfect for spring or Mother’s Day and can be adapted for a wide range of ages. Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board! We always love using our recyclables to create fun crafts- like using cardboard tubes …
Matariki Fact Recall
We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades. There are several hundred stars but only seven of them can be seen. Matariki is a traditional Maori New Year. Matariki is celebrated with education and sharing ideas. Matariki is a time for remembering people you've lost.