A great was to celebrate Fall - make simple apple crafts with the kiddos!

Easy Apple Crafts For Kids

1st day of school♥

'Graduation' Bulletin Board Crossword

SO cute for the first day of school! "James's preschool did this on the first day of preschool. It is hanging in the hall outside his room. Handprint poem for preschool, handprint rhyme for kindergarten graduation"

we set up a provocation or invitation to learn "about me."

The above invitation to learn, includes circular bases which act as a canvas for creating self-portraits out of loose-parts.buttons, gems, yarn and beads, and mirrors ( look closely at the various features of their faces.

Preschool Crafts for Kids*: Halloween Spider Lollipop Craft

lollipops, black pipe cleaners and small wiggly eyes. center pipe cleaners around lollipop stick, and twist tight. repeat 4 times to make 8 legs. glue on eyes. bend ends of pipe cleaners so they look like spider legs

Love this idea! Build a bug activity. To use with our microscope bug slides in spring!

Explore Insect Compositions with tangible materials, reference books and Reggio-inspired setting. (via Imagine Learning Center)

Everyday math play in preschool

Everyday math play in preschool

Measuring playdough inchworms- kids make playdough inchworms then use a ruler to measure. Kids learn about measuring while developing fine motor skills by rolling dough. Use with book "Inch by Inch" by Leo Lionni

Family Hand Prints Turkey Style

Spend some quality time with your family making this Family Handprint Paper Turkey. This turkey handprint craft is a memorable Thanksgiving activity for kids. You will treasure this Thanksgiving decoration for years to come.