great summer idea-ice eggs - Freeze balloons filled with water and small toys. Cut balloon off and play with eggs outside. Provide spoons for cracking ice and digging treasures out. - looks like a great activity for hot summer days!
Craft Sticks and Straws We used craft sticks and cut-up straws to create patterns and pictures on our sticky easel. Build with Blocks Have a look at how Teach Preschool used Contact Paper for their block building on the sticky easel.
Mirrors at the art table: Mirror- Drawing center for self-portraits. i compiled it into a book at the end of the year and titled it watch me grow with a pic of the kid from the first day and the last week.
Light-Shadow tracing ~ so simple, yet so brilliant. It was this picture that inspired me to get the old light projectors from the school storage, and do a tracing activity for Groundhog Day. The kids loved the light and shadow experiment.