leap day preschool activities

Leap Day in Pre-K

Celebrating Leap Year and Leap Day in a preschool or child care setting can be a fun and educational experience.  Below is a list of some fun and simple leap day preschool activities that you can incorporate on February 29…every 4 years!  But first, check out this cute little video that explains what Leap Year […]

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Black History Books for Kids

Black History Books for Kids

February is the time to introduce Black History Month and Black History Books for kids, giving them the chance to celebrate diversity and appreciate culture.  Here are 10 reasons why early childhood teachers should include Black History Month learning, as well as 10 fantastic Black History books for kids to enhance this theme. Fostering Inclusivity:

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Move Like a Penguin

When it’s too cold to go outside, why not get children moving inside with lots of fun penguin moves!  Here is a list of ways for children to move like a penguin.  Some ways to incorporate these penguin moves are: –Play a game of “Simon Says” with penguin-themed commands. For example, “Simon says waddle like

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Gingerbread Rhyme

Gingerbread Rhyme Time

“The Gingerbread Man” is a great story for kids to practice rhyming.  Here are some creative and educational ideas to emphasize rhyming with a gingerbread theme: Gingerbread Rhyme Toss: Create gingerbread man cutouts with a word on each cutout. (>>DOWNLOAD 6 SAMPLE CUTOUTS<<)  Lay them on the floor and have children toss a small beanbag. 

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preschool gratitude activities

Preschool Gratitude Activities

Teaching the importance of gratitude to young children children can be a wonderful way to enhance empathy and positive social skills.  We are sharing some preschool gratitude activities, along with ways to explain the concept of gratitude to young children. To explain what gratitude means to young children, use simple language and visuals: Gratitude means

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preschool chemistry

Preschool Chemistry Fun

Preschool chemistry experiments are a fun and engaging to help young children learn about basic chemical principles. Here are some simple chemistry experiments suitable for preschoolers. Of course, always make sure to supervise preschoolers during these experiments…making sure children don’t eat non-edible materials, etc. Also, explain the basic science behind each experiment in simple terms

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preschool monster books

Favorite Preschool Monster Books

Are you looking for ways to incorporate monsters into your preschool reading time? Whether you’re planning a Halloween theme or just looking to add some monster-themed fun, we’ve got you covered with these 10 preschool monster books that come highly recommended by early childhood teachers.   These preschool monster books are sure to bring lots of

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apple science

Apple Science for Kids

Get ready to have ‘apple-solutely’ awesome fun with apples.  We’ve found several popular apple science experiements that are engaging and educational for young children.  Always supervise and ensure safety during these experiments, especially when using objects like knives or when handling liquids. Encourage the children to ask questions and make predictions, fostering curiosity and critical

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Diversity Awareness in Preschoolers

How Multicultural Activitiеs Cultivatе Divеrsity Awarеnеss in Prеschoolеrs

*Guest Post* by Shabnam Yaseen In today’s incrеasingly divеrsе world, fostеring an undеrstanding and apprеciation of different cultures from an еarly age is еssеntial. Prеschoolеrs arе at a crucial stagе of dеvеlopmеnt, and introducing thеm to multicultural activitiеs can havе a significant impact on thеir pеrcеption of divеrsity. This еssay dеlvеs into thе bеnеfits and

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