How to make Sand Foam?
How to make Sand Foam? Sand Foam is perfect for sensory exploration. It is made up using only two ingredients, sand and shaving cream.
Lay out a complete alphabet with letter cards, then let kids sort letters to match. Use letter tiles from games, plastic/magnetic letters, by marsha
Outdoor fall parachute play in preschool
Enjoy a beautiful day outdoors with this parachute game! We have been taking advantage of playing outdoors during these last few pretty fall days. I recently read this wonderful idea shared by How Long is the Hall and knew my children would love to try this too...
Cotton Wool Ball Painting - alice & amelia
This afternoon we did Cotton Wool Ball Painting. As much as painting with a brush is fun this just introduces something new and acts the same as a sponge just slightly less mess! You will need cotton wool balls and clothes pegs. Simply attach the peg to the cotton wool then use it for dabbing into the paint and onto the paper. I got the colours and the cotton wool all ready for Amelia and sat her down to start. She was so over excited shouting her version of “stamp stamp stamp” every time…
We're going on a Goopy Bear Hunt.....Fine Motor Sensory Fun! - The Empowered Educator
My girls and the family day care children are absolutely obsessed with the story and song “We’re going on a bear hunt” lately. They are also showing a lot of interest in the concepts of big and small, counting to 10 and grouping colours. So when my new barrel of coloured teddy bear counters arrived…
Learning Numbers with Jelly
Play ideas, craft activities, preschool education ideas, messy play, sensory development for preschoolers, toddlers and Early Years.
Bear hunt tough spot idea! The children loved playing and rebelling the story, also a lovely sensory activity. I used grass, a bowl of water, some mud, twigs, hamster bedding and glitter (!!) and made a cave using a loo roll and newspaper. The writing was just chalk straight onto the tray :)