Hello Everyone! We are having a great week! I actually got in some guided reading groups today!! Yippee!! I love it when all the training and expectations for incorporating D5 actually settles in and works like a well oiled machine! Sometimes I just look up from what we're doing and just smile because most of the kids are doing it!! Really doing it!! I am so excited for tomorrow! Way to go, guys!!! The week after next we will begin our fairy tale unit (integrating our reading and social…
Super Fun & Easy Fairy Tale Crafts & Activities for Kids - Red Ted Art
Easy Fairy Tale Crafts for Preschoolers and Kids. Fun Fairy Tale activities for kids - make some story telling props and bring them to life!
25 Fairy Tale Crafts for Preschoolers
Fairy tales teach values and help imaginations grow. Story telling is a big part of childhood. It teaches values, patience, problem-solving skills, and of course courage, virtue, and kindness. Plus, it's just so much fun. Fairy tales are stories that every child can relate to, and these 25 fantastic fairy tale crafts for preschoolers will give your child tons of stories to share with all their friends. Happy Crafting! These roses made with a celery stalk are right out of Beauty and the…
Knights, Castles and Dragons Free Printables!
Do your little boys like to pretend they are knights wanting to rescue the princess and slay the dragon? I found lots of cute and educational printables
Nursery Rhymes: Exploring Humpty Dumpty in Preschool
Preschoolers adore nursery rhymes. They are generally a big part of childhood. How many do you recall? Lots I am sure. The rich language an ...
VBS Decorations: Kingdom Chronicles
I am in charge of VBS decorations again this year. The theme is Kingdom Chronicles which is sort of a Medieval/castle/knights type of theme...fun! Here are a few things I have worked on so far: I made this stained glass window by cutting the design out of heavy black paper (from good ol' Amazon). It was pretty cumbersome to do, but I put clear contact paper across the whole thing with the sticky side up. Then I layered squares of tissue paper all over and then covered it with another layer…
Knights, castles and dragons for Preschoolers - Part 2
Living in Europe does have its advantages when it comes to teaching a child about medieval times. If Adrian were any older, he'd probably be delighted by the jousting tournaments Germany offers (yes, they are back!), the history found in various museums and be surprised to hear that the plague completely wiped the human race from the area we currently live in. For now, he simply enjoys the festival with the "costumes" and the beautiful castles. Hohenschwangau Castle, Germany - A Medieval…
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Frozen Baking Soda Dough
Frozen Inspired Sensory Play with Baking Soda Dough My boys have been having a blast with the Frozen inspired sensory activities la...
Fairy Tale Fun and Freebies! - Classroom Freebies
We wrapped up our fairy tale genre study yesterday with a Three Bears’ Breakfast, fairy tale scavenger hunt, and movie! It was a ton of fun! You can see what we did on my blog and pick up your own copy of the scavenger hunt. It really made for a “happily ever after” way for ... Read More about Fairy Tale Fun and Freebies!