I LOVE fall. We are having an exceptionally warm fall this year, and I am LOVING it! The trees are slowly changing to beautiful shades of orange, yellow, and red. The mums are blooming beautifully, and the nights are cool and crisp. When I taught Kindergarten, I always loved kicking off the year with an apple study. Our science curriculum in first grade is a bit more heavy, so I’m not able to do as much as I like. We focus heavily on the life cycles of insects through inquiry, but I still…
Fall Theme Literacy and Math Activities Download the preview to take a look! Included: Literacy * fall differentiated emergent readers bundle * four fall themed "First, Next, Then, Last" graphic organizers (with and without lines) * "Story Map" graphic organizer (characters, setting, problem, ...
Halloween Activities For Kids - The Chirping Moms
For more Halloween inspiration, visit our Seasonal tab at the top of our page or follow our Pinterest boards for our latest pins! Ready for some fun Halloween projects for the little ones? We posted 3 of our favorites, in this post, a couple weeks ago. We also enjoyed these 2 last Halloween. Today we’re sharing 4 more […]
Apple Pie Sensory Bin | Stir The Wonder
The beginning of September means back-to-school and back-to-school gets us all thinking about apples which leads us to craving the homey goodness that is apple pie! To keep the cozy aroma around the house all month long, I created this Apple Pie Sensory Bin for Caden to enjoy! So to make your own Apple Pie Sensory […]
Indian Corn Craft and Five Kernels of Corn Legend
Discuss how the Native Americans helped the pilgrims by reading the Five Kernels of Corn Legend and making this simple decorative Indian corn craft.
Top 5 Autumn Sensory Bins
Your preschoolers learn and order the world around them through their senses. Creating unique sensory station experiences not only encourages your students to discover new information through their sense of touch, sight, and even smell, it offers the chance to strengthen fine motor skills as they manipulate objects and explore different textures. In addition to honing coordination, dexterity, and control, students also encounter important concepts like “big/little”, “in/out”, etc. while…
Fall Sensory Bin
I set up a Fall sensory bin for the girls this morning (really, it's for me...I love these things). I planned to include many more objects in the bin, but as I played with it, I realized that simple sensory bins are really more fun and engaging for us than busy ones with so many distractions. It really is very soothing to pour and scoop, so I did this for a while this morning while hanging out with my sick sweeties (the girls have been sick all week, so we've only left the house once in…