Apples and fall go together. A day in the snippy autumn weather, a tasty treat or a creative craft media; the apple furnishes it all. Try out these edible treats shared by a preschool teacher!
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Earthworms! At first glance, they seem wiggly, slimy and maybe a little scary. But they're really very interesting and useful organism. Have you ever held one in your hand? It stretches forward and then pulls itself in tightly, stretches forward and pulls in.
Green shamrocks appear on St. Patrick's Day. Cupcakes at the bakery have green frosting. Even koolaid is green today! It's a great opportunity to reinforce recognition of the color green with your small toddler.
Bird and gardens belong together! Not only are the little feathered fellows interesting to watch and lovely to hear, but they help to control many insect with a taste for your vegetables and flowers. Attract birds with your own birdfeeders and homes!
It's a beautiful, spring day. The kids are ready for an outside activity and so are you! How about creating a kids' garden plot? Preparing your garden begins before planting season arrives. For different areas the preparation time comes in different months.
Hot Cross Buns were once traditionally served on Good Friday and through the Lenten season. Each bun has an icing cross on top as a reminder of Christ. Whether you celebrate the holiday or not, the time taken to make these yummy treats will create fun and delicious memories!
What better way to celebrate National Noodle Month than by exploring all that the wonderful world of pasta has to offer! While your favorite noodle casserole is baking, check out these fun craft activities.
Whether they're fine, medium, wide or extra-wide, egg noodles conjure up images of mom's chicken noodle soup, classic tuna casserole, or even a sweet kugel. Noodles are a feel-good food. Check out your noodle knowledge and they whip a batch of your own!
Fold wrapping paper in half. Draw a pattern on the paper and have child cut out the heart. Open and show how both sides of the heart are the same. Little kids usually love big words and big concepts. Mention that the heart has symmetry across that vertical line.
Kids are inherently creative thinkers. They still have the ability to look at objects and see their uses in new ways. Parents wishing to tap into this should provide their child with their very own "Inventor's Box."