DIY Drums - A Fun and Simple Upcycle Instrument for Toddlers
Your little ones will have a blast making music and banging away on their very own drums made out of items you probably already have at home! Musical instruments help children with their sensory development as they explore the different shapes and sounds. What you’ll need: Formula/Oatmeal size container Construction paper Large balloon Tape/glue 2 chopsticks 2 Styrofoam or felt balls Scissors Markers/crayons/paint Easy Steps: Cut the tip off the balloon and spread across the opening of the…
DIY Magnetic Fishing Game - Fun Activity for Toddlers and Preschoolers
The Magnetic Fishing Game is a simple and fun activity to create at home for hours of entertainment for your little ones. What you’ll need: Wooden poles/rods Yarn/string Magnets Colored card stock, construction paper, or foam craft paper Hot glue Easy Steps: Tie or glue a long string to the end of your poles/rods Hot glue a magnet to the end of your string Cut out fish from different colored construction paper Hot glue a magnet to the back of your fish A fun game for independent play or with…
Recycling with children – easy ideas to get them involved! - The Empowered Educator
We all know that recycling is important for our community and world as a whole and most adults now contribute in some way to the recycling process but to truly make a difference it is up to us as adults to ensure children understand why we need to recycle and look after our Earth. Regular readers […]
How to Make a Magnetic Construction Site for Kids to Explore
Discover through a fun magnetic construction themed activity about magnets with your preschooler! Create a magnetic construction site!
How you can write childcare observations using different methods
Use these examples and simple steps to better understand how you can write childcare observations using different methods & templates!