Make Moon Sand with Preschoolers
This sensory rich activity is perfect for preschoolers and they will have a blast helping you make it! This tutorial has all the information you need including the simple ingredient list. Your preschooler will be ready to blast off into a fun sensory small world play experience in no time!
Pair this activity with your Outer Space Theme or Fun in the Summer Sun Theme!
Build Sandpaper Sand Castles with preschoolers
Building castles out of sandpaper is an excellent activity for shape recognition, learning shape attributes and getting a little creative! It's also a new tactile experience for many preschoolers! This is a fun, and clean, way to bring the beach indoors. Follow along with this tutorial to guide you in setting up this invitation with teaching tips along the way. Then pop over to our Free Fun in the Summer Sun Theme Planning Page for even more learning activities for this theme.
Young children will have so much fun building their own pumpkin patch. This free sample activity is from our Fall Team Building Set.
The Team Building Series includes a variety of collaborative activities that promote teamwork and community building through cooperation, communication, and collaboration. This set makes a great addition to your pumpkin, or Halloween theme!Combine this free printable small world play set with blocks, pretend people, and other pumpkin patch essentials such as mini wagons, tractors, and animals!
I love to bring you new ways to use my products in your preschool program! This adorable farm chores story table below was created by member Alina D. of Growing Up Montessori and Waldorf Inspired by combining miniature farm props, and the chore cards from my Farm Chores Obstacle Course Pack.
Small world play provides many of the same educational benefits as dramatic play, but it can be created on a much smaller scale!
The small world play zoo invitation featured in this post, was created using our Zoo Dramatic Play Set, and combined with play animals, people, blocks, faux greenery, and natural materials.
So much learning happens in the Block or Construction center in the classroom. This is a fun center where children can have fun while working on dexterity, fine motor skills, problem-solving, a variety of math and science skills, hand-eye-coordination, and creative expression.
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