Apr 11

Life cycle of the frog sequencing

Through this preschool puzzle activity, the students are able to see how a frog grows from eggs to a full-size frog. They are able to put the pictures in order to sequence the life of a frog in order.

Apr 10

Paper plate fish

This is an easy project to make a fish from a paper plate. Cut out a small triangle from one side of the plate. Staple that triangle to the other side of the plate. Color or glue on an eye. Decorate as desired with crayons, markers, tissue paper, or other art supply.

Apr 10

Preschool students jump in puddles

This is a great gross motor activity to get the body moving — and not get wet from real water puddles. We placed large squares of aluminum foil on the floor to represent water puddles. The preschool students jumped from puddle to puddle. They had a great time, got lots of exercise, and did not have to change their clothes or wait for their shoes and socks to dry when they were finished.

Apr 10

Colored flowers update

Here is an update on the preschool experiment to add color to white flowers. We added red food coloring to water in the jar. We cut off the ends of the flower stems and placed them down into the water jar.

Later that afternoon and the next morning, we were able to see red spots and streaks in the white flower petals.

Apr 05

Spring cleaning in the preschool classroom

During our spring theme week, the preschool students worked on spring cleaning the classroom. They used papertowels sprayed with soapy water to wash and dust all the shelves and tables and chairs. They even got down on the floor to wipe down the baseboards. Some of the students loved sprucing up their classroom and almost went overboard with their jobs. It was nice to see them being so helpful and taking such good pride in their classroom environment. I wonder if some of them can be hired out?! LOL.


Apr 05

Coloring flowers experiment

The local Flower Shop visited preschool yesterday and brought flowers to share with the class. We had some flowers left over after each student took one home. We decided to try an experiment to color the petals.

We filled a jar half full of water and added a few drops of red food coloring to the water. We cut off the ends of some white flowers and placed them down in the red water.

We will wait and observe to see if the flowers ‘drink’ the red water and if the flowers petals get a red tint to them. Stay tuned for coloring updates. These preschool students love experiments where they ‘see what happens.’

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