FREE Five Little Sand Castles Summer Poem Finger Play for Preschool
Enjoy this summer freebie!! Add this to your collection of finger plays for your little learners. This would be a great addition to your summer or beach theme activities! Use it at circle time as whole group learning to practice rhyming and counting. Have fun!
Fruit wrapping paper - The House That Lars Built
Ever since I turned balloons into fruit a few years ago I’ve been loving the idea of turning everything into fruit. I’ve been spotting some fun projects from around the web too (like Mr. Printables printable fruits here and here. SO GOOD!) and since I’m on a wrapping paper kick (like the all sorts licorice here), I […]
Let’s Go to the Beach!
Okay, so we are in the middle of the midwest and there really isn’t a beach – unless you count the shorelines of the 10,000 lakes in Minnesota and the Red River of the North. But, we can use our imaginations, right? I needed something for this last week of school that would keep the kids engaged in centers! So far, after day 1, they are doing great! Here is what is in my drawers for the week: At this center, the children “dig” in the sand for shells and write the digraph that they here on…
Sandcastle Sand Art
After each visit to the ocean, the Butterballs return with at least a bucketful of sea-sand( most of it brought home by 'accident') We decided to put the sand to good use by creating our own sandcastle sand-art. Material : A sandcastle color-in page, glue, sand and a few ocean-themed stickers. How to: * Outline the castle with glue (an adults help may be necessarily) * Sprinkle sand onto the picture (great fine motor skill practise!) * Dust off excess sand and allow to dry. * Decorate with…
Party Like a Pineapple AND 20% off Birthday Party Supplies!
I'm so excited to share the PINEAPPLE BIRTHDAY PARTY I recently styled with you today! I think that pineapples have all the fun in life, so why not throw a party centered all around the delectable sweet things?! One thing's for sure, this party screams F-U-N (hence the rockin' mylar letter FUN balloons strung on the front of the table)! I styled this party in partnership with Zurchers (the peeps behind the fab shop link in the upper left hand corner of the site)! Today and tomorrow RECEIVE…
Pineapple Cup Craft
Pineapple Cup Craft - crafting with paper cups is so much fun! This Pineapple cup craft is a simple little project for the kids to enjoy this Summer. Decorate your pineapple cups then use them for party favours, to hold pens and pencils, a favorite snack or refreshing party drink!