Fingerprint Heart Poem Keepsake
Fingerprint heart poem keepsake craft for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. An easy Mothers Day or Valentines Day activity with free printable poem. Use a mini canvas easel or make greeting cards.
Growing Seeds with Toddlers - Playdough To Plato
Activity for ages 1 to 5. Spring is the perfect time to teach little ones about plant life. This simple kids’ science project is a hands-on way to show kids what really happens to seeds buried in the earth. Grow seeds with toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners… anyone! It’s the perfect compliment to our Plant Activity Pack. Getting […]
Nature Soup - Nature and Water Play for Toddlers - Meri Cherry
One thing I’ve learned over the years is that often the most simple activities are the best. This week at Art Play Group we made Nature Soup, a concoction of lemons fresh from our lemon tree, rose petals, rocks, leaves and water with assorted shades of food coloring. Let’s just say it was delicious! I […]
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Stimulating Learning
A variety of activities related to The Very Hungry Caterpillar in an Early Years classroom.
Weighing lesson. Fill the same empty bottles with different things. I used straws, rice and pasta, water and Hama beads. Using pan balance can the children place them in order of weight?
Kindergarten xylem water movement demonstation with napa cabbage and dyed water - 1
1) Take Celery or Napa Cabbage (largest you can find) and slice a stalk halfway up the middle. 2) Place two clear containers close together. Add a few drops of food coloring in two different colors to the jars. 3) Add water to the jars to fill to about 1.5 inches deep. 4) Wait about 8 hours and observe the difference! Plants use little tubes to transport water from where they have it (the ground, usually) to where they need it (in their leaves, where it is "breathed out" through…