Goodnight Moon and other Moon ideas
After reading Goodnight Moon, my preschoolers made this cute craft. This idea came from a Mailbox magazine. Keeping with the moon theme, I also read I Took the Moon for a Walk later in the week, and we then created this project... (idea from I Heart Crafty Things- a great blog with lots of wonderful craft ideas) This one says, "If I could take the moon for a walk, we would go to my house." I did the writing for the kids, but they did the precious artwork. Here is another one... This one…
Galaxy Play Dough and Space Small World - The Imagination Tree
Make galaxy play dough for exciting space themed imaginative play and small world play set ups. Space themed play dough fun for preschoolers to enjoy!
Moon Dust Writing Tray | Stir The Wonder
A space-themed twist on the classic salt writing tray! I called it a Moon Dust Writing Tray to spark an interest in writing with my son! And it worked!
Building Blocks and Foil - a Simple Invitation to Play. - One Perfect Day
Set up a simple invitation to play with building blocks and kitchen foil. Foil is a wonderful material for sensory play and combing it with classic building blocks can lead to so much fun and discovery. I set up a simple invitation to play with two baskets – one containing colourful building blocks and the …
Fybogel Googly Eye Slime
It's been some time since we last created Fybogel slime. To date we have made Christmas Fybogel and Alphabet Fybogel Slime. We created Fybogel Googly Eye Slime.
Shaving Cream and Ice Messy Sensory Play
We had fun with colored shaving cream and colored ice during our Blue week in the Color of the Week Exploration Series! This was awesomely fun messy play! I filled these star shaped candy moulds with water and a drop or two of food coloring in each one, then stuck them in the freezer for a bit. The food coloring in these will stain hands when handling, but we played with them in the bath so it diluted the food coloring enough that the boys hands weren't stained. To prevent staining though…
How to catch a star by Oliver Jeffers - a review and a kids activity
Photo: Thomas Shahan For Christmas (does it already seem so long ago to you too?) my Mum gave J How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers. Quite how we didn’t already have this book I don’t know (we love Lost and Found, The Way Back Home and The Incredible Book Eating Boy also by Jeffers), but have it we didn’t. Now, however it is a regular feature in J’s bedtime routine – Thanks Mum! How to Catch a Star is a sparse but charming story of a little boy who loves stars very much indeed, imagining…
Gravity Tuff Spot
Today's activity as part of our Tuff Spot A-Z Challenge was initiated by Adam playing with our Tuff Spot Stand. G is for Gravity Tuff Spot activity was