As we peel into our apple math activities, I figured I would share some interesting apple facts involving numbers. There are 7,500 varieties of apples grown worldwide, and 2,500 of those types are grown in the United States. It takes about 2 pounds of apples to make an apple pie,
It is on my bucket list to go to an apple orchard and pluck apples right from the tree. So, of course, my husband, who helps me pursue all of my dreams, planned a family trip to the apple farm. Now, I am usually the planner. I’ve planned trips to
Looking for some fun and engaging pond books for preschoolers? You’ll love these great picks! From stories about frogs and ducks to informational books about the animals that live in ponds, your little one is sure to find something they enjoy. So dive on in and explore these must-read pond
The weather is getting warmer here in Colorado, and we have been taking daily walks right after dinner. The other day, we discovered a pond in our neighborhood filled with goslings, ducklings, and frogs, and it has become a favorite spot for my girls. Ever since we discovered the pond,
Sensory play is always a big splash in our house, especially when paired with a pond theme. Water, water beads, play dough – need I say more? Water play alone engages my little ones for an hour straight, taking their imaginations from the pond to a waterfall and a tornado.
On one of our nightly walks about a month ago, we discovered a small pond in our neighborhood. To my two little girls, this delightful discovery made them giggle and squeal with joy. When we came back a few weeks later, we saw goslings! Our excitement could not be contained!
One hot summer in Michigan, we decided to go for a swim in the neighbor’s pond. It was so incredibly hot and humid, we had no choice but to try and cool down that way. We started out swimming, our toes squishing into the mucky, slimy bottom. And then, it
Do you have a garden of growing readers in your classroom? Show them the wonders of literature with these ten books about gardens! Step into the world of green adventures and discover vibrant flowers, buzzing bees, and exciting scenes—all bound to help your preschoolers fall in love with reading. Plus,
Let’s dig in and get our hands dirty with these garden fine motor activities for preschool. Just provide your toddlers with simple materials to engage the senses: the ping of dried black beans against a metal shovel, the smell of floral play dough, the feel of jumping like a grasshopper,
What better way to learn than through the wonders of nature? From tiny seeds come mighty plants, and we get to witness it all! With these plant science activities, you’ll help your kids uncover fascinating facts about plant life as they watch a seed sprout with their own eyes. YOU
Nature contains mathematical wonders and patterns. Rose petals spiral into one another, symmetrical leaves unfold in the spring, and daisies blossom a certain number of petals. As we step into the gardening theme, we can appreciate the mathematical beauty of nature as we explore foundational skills for our preschoolers. Here
This flower shop dramatic play sure rose to the occasion! With spring in full bloom, it is the perfect time to set up a flower shop in your classroom. As always, dramatic play is an excellent way to incorporate learning through play! The kids don’t even know the essential skills