Fall Activities for Kids (Weekly Wrap-Up)

As you know so much can happen in one week. Although I would like to be able to post all of the great learning activities we are doing each week, I know I won’t be able to do so. Instead I will post a quick wrap-up of some of the highlights of our week. Some of them will be covered in other posts, but the wrap-up will be a place where you can get an idea of what our week {Read More}

Shapes Crafts (Part 2): Step-by-Step Plan

In the first post of this series I shared the skills kids can practice while doing shapes crafts. Today I am sharing the step-by-step plan I use to guide my kids through creating shapes crafts. Sometimes as adults we want to rush through the process and get to the end result, and our kids quickly learn that from us. I try really hard to take my time with these activities so that the kids can engage in all of the {Read More}

Shapes Crafts (Part 1): Skills We Are Learning

We often do a simple shapes craft related to our current theme or the letter of the week. Since I will share many of these shapes crafts, I thought it would be helpful to explain a little about what we are learning when we do these art projects for preschoolers. I find that it is a great chance to teach basic concepts of geometry, practice fine motor skills, encourage vocabulary development, and promote creativity. This is a picture of some {Read More}