Preschool Syllabus: Folk & Fairy Tales
Our theme for the month of February is folk and fairy tales. I figured it would be an easy theme to combine with Valentines since so many of these tales are about love. I'm also excited to spend a month reading fairy tales. Husbandie and I are huge fans of fantasy, what I consider to be a longer-length cousin of fairy tales. Many of our early dates involved discussing J. R. R. Tolkien, George MacDonald, & J. K. Rowling and we hope to someday share our love for these authors with our…
Natalie's Story Spoons
Natalie's Story Spoons. 1.9K likes. Hand painted spoon characters! Ideal for schools, nurseries and parents to encourage child interaction and learning...
Goldilocks and the Three Bears - Debbie and Friends
Another fun classic tale set to music by Debbie and Friends. Join Goldilocks on her adventure. Have fun singing and dancing along. Buy this song on iTunes ht...
Porridge Oats Playdough! - The Imagination Tree
In keeping with our theme about Goldilocks and the Three Bears this week, we made some play dough with porridge oats for some wonderful imaginative play, role play and sensory play. That’s a lot of play! Recipe for porridge playdough:* 2 cups plain flour* 1 cup salt* 2 tablespoons oil* 2 tablespoons cream of tartar*...Read More »
Weekly Kid’s Co-Op…Jack and the Beanstalk
“But Jack was restless. He was keen to find out what else was at the top of the beanstalk, so he climbed it once more.” ~Jack And The Beanstalk, Classic Fairy Tale. It’s that tim…
Jack and the Beanstalk Sensory Bin and Story Retelling Activity
Sensory bin and Jack and the Beanstalk character crafts for story retelling and pretend play.
An Educators Take On It
I am in the throws of planning for my upcoming topic on Traditional tales for my reception class. There are so many great traditional tales and fairy tales out there, that I am having a difficult job deciding which stories to cover and in what order to cover them. Whilst the internet is a fantastic resource, I find that I can spend literally hours jumping from one great website or resource to another without really achieving much. In fact I have spent the past few weeks happily pinning fairy…
A Collection of Fairy Tale Activities - Pre-K Pages
30 Fairy Tale activities and ideas for exploring fairy tales in your preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten classroom.
The 3 Little Pigs - Reading, Playing & Building Outdoors!
Minnie loves the classic fairy tale 'The Three Little Pigs' it's one of those books she's eager to share again & again. I thought she might like to explore the building materials the three pigs had, so I collected our bricks, some straw (kindly donated by a friend) & some sticks, & left them in the garden... here's how her adventure unfolded. We started by collecting her three cuddly pigs & building materials. Then my little builder got creating. Property #1 was a fine straw construction…
Fairy Tale Science Experiments - Science for Kids
Collection of fairy tale science experiments. Build a zipline for Jack, raft for The Gingerbread Man, house for the 3 Pigs and more fairy tale activities