Make Ice Cream with Preschoolers
What do preschoolers like more than eating ice cream? Making their own of course! This preschool cooking activity is easy and includes a variety of learning opportunities. Gather a few ingredients and you're ready to go! After making your ice cream following our tutorial pop over to our free Fun in the Summer Sun Theme Planning Page for even more activity ideas.
Make Sun Tea with Preschoolers
Brewing tea out in the sun simply tastes better than quick brewing with hot water. This is also a fun science exploration to enjoy with preschoolers. Brewing tea is a fun science and discovery addition to a Fun in the Sun theme. Keep reading to see the process and tips for supporting learning along the way.
Lemonade Recipe for Preschoolers
Cooking with preschoolers is so much fun and they love it!
There is something so special about getting in the kitchen with preschoolers. Watching their eyes light up when they measure the ingredients, the little faces they make at the different smells and tastes and the excitement of creating something new all on their own! Okay, maybe with a little help from their favorite sous chef.
This recipe is a perfect starter recipe for preschoolers where they can do it mostly on their own and can experiment with the ingredients to create different outcomes.
Preschool Rattlesnake Investigation
Set up an invitation for your preschooler to (safely) investigate the parts of a rattlesnake! Preschoolers tend to fall into one of two groups when it comes to snakes. Pure fascination or utterly detest.
Fortunately there's a way for preschoolers to investigate, or at least observe, parts of a snake without actually touching a live snake. Pair this investigation with our Snakes Preschool Activity Pack to compliment your Snakes Theme.
Preschool Backyard Bug Investigation
Invite your preschoolers to learn a bit about biodiversity with a Backyard Bug Investigation Station! Preschoolers are learning that there are many different types of people and creatures in our world. By observing all the different types of insects in the area in which they play, they can learn more about the world they live in.
DIY Worm Farm with Preschoolers
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Preschoolers love exploring anything in the dirt, including worms!
Creating a worm farm will offer many learning opportunities for preschoolers. In particular, worm farms are great for sensory and science development.
Engage in this experiment as part of your Worms, Snails, & Slugs theme or anytime!
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