our butterfly popped!
our little gal popped this morning at about 6:45! miss woke up and spent the whole morning before school in the backyard holding her (she even ate her breakfast out there!) (carrie sweet i can feel you squirming all the way from here!) i had to plan a little activity last week for miss' class so i took the chrysalis in and i talked to them about the life cycle of a butterfly and what metamorphosis is. then i had them do this little life cycle. each spot gets a different kind of pasta glued…
Activities | The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The first post in a whole series of dedicated posts about activities to go with favourite picture book stories. As The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is one of my favourites, we're starting with that! I've read The Very Hungry Caterpillar to groups of children and adults many times, and we've tried lots of different activities and makes for families to take home and re-tell the story there. Here are some of my favourite activities and experiences with a Very Hungry Caterpillar theme…
Butterfly Life Cycle Paper Plate Craft - Buggy and Buddy
In this fun spring craft for kids, children will illustrate the butterfly life cycle on a paper plate. There's also a free printable to help get you started!
Nursery Rhyme Activities and Crafts - Red Ted Art - Make crafting with kids easy & fun
Fun and easy Nursery Rhyme Activities and Crafts for young kids. Bring those nursery rhymes to life with these fun Toddler Crafts! Extension ideas for rhyme time
B is for Bugs
A bug theme completes are week of studying the letter B. We made some paper plate bugs. I got this kit to make all three bugs at the Dollar Tree. It was the perfect craft for our bug theme. Alex did some bee printables from 2 Teaching Mommies and a bug cutting worksheet from 1+1+1=1 I found these cute bug action cards at Oopsey Daisy Alex loved them. He wanted to do them over and over again. He also worked on fine motor skills with peeling and sticking lady bug stickers on the letter "B" For…
Snakes, Worms & Bugs! - Stimulating Learning
A few activities related to snakes, worms & bugs in the early years classroom from Rachel (",)
Primary Resources - KS2, KS1, Early Years (EYFS) KS3, KS4, Twinkl
Instant access to inspirational lesson plans, schemes of work, assessment, interactive activities, resource packs, PowerPoints, teaching ideas at Twinkl!
Ideas - Hobbycraft Blog
Looking for something to keep the kids preoccupied? Whether it be for 15 or 50 minutes you'll be sure to find something in this round up of the best animal crafts for kids.