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Handprint Tree: This autumn tree activity would provide a creative opportunity for the children at the preschool. It is fun to use their own handprint and fingerprints to create the picture. This would definitely be a DAP activity.

Hand tree with fingerprint leaves. Perfect for fall or the beginning of the school year. Did this with the kids for Fall week turned out great and the kids loved it!

Masher Print Painting | Child Central Station - simple process art with kitchen potato mashers!

Masher Print Painting

Teacher's Pet – Ideas & Inspiration for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2) | Leaf Hedgehogs

hedgehog fall leaf craft - I did this with my son's class and it was a total hit. I'd recommend using leaves that aren't brown yet, as the brown leaves are more brittle and hard for kids it work with.

Floating ping pong balls phonics Awesome idea and easy to do. Good for IP play time

Alphabet Sounds Fishing and Matching game

Alphabet Sounds Fishing and Matching game. Use ping-pong balls to practise letter names and sounds with a fun fishing and matching game for pre-schoolers!

AMAZING SCIENCE! Make an erupting volcano that glows in the dark. These eruptions glowed so intensely they lit the whole room; my kids were in awe!

Make an erupting volcano that glows in the dark. another pinner said.These eruptions glowed so intensely they lit the whole room; my kids were in awe!

New class - welcoming :-)

Beginning of the school year art project!- photo only- could be hung in the hallway or make it your classroom door decoration

Teacher's Pet – Ideas & Inspiration for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2) | Cereal Sorting!

Recycled cereal boxes used to make personalized book bins - This is a good idea for organizing unfinished work or makeup work.

I love these ladybird counters! Made using: bottle tops, a permanent marker and some googly eyes. Perfect for counting, game counters or what about sorting?

Bottle top ladybugs (turn into math game by varying the # of spots, write numeral on bottom for self-checking) I'd use plastic bottle caps for this.

Styrafoam spray painted as wood and golf tees already placed in them for nails with lots of toy hammers. The kids loved this! Pinterest idea

Styrafoam spray painted as wood and golf tees already placed in them for nails with lots of toy hammers. Put letters or words on the tees and hold up cards to match


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