Make fossils and the kids have to match the species to the fossil (bugs, leaves, build a dinosaur) Explore Bugs with this Bug Fossils Play Dough Invitation. Includes play ideas and book pairings.
Mud Kitchen Food - Munchkins and Moms Make pretend food for your kid's mud kitchen using stones. Such a brilliantly simple idea to combine with mud pies!
This makes learning letters extra fun for preschool and kindergarten.
Bug Bin: A Simple Slimy Sensory Bin Items needed: Cooked Spaghetti Green Food Dye A Bin (Rubbermaid works great) Insect TOOBS Magnifying Glass Fine Motor Toys (scoops, tweezers, spoons, etc)
An inviting maths shelf. Lots of lovely counting resources and shapes to explore