1. Cool Off with Iceberg Pretend Play

    It's really heating up where we live, so I made Gresham some "icebergs" to use outside with his toy animals. This idea is so simple - just freeze water in…

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  2. Five Hands-on Preschool Alphabet Activities

    Interesting alphabet activities make learning more fun for preschoolers! Lately, I've been exploring ways for Owen (age 3, almost 4) to work on the learning the letters of the alphabet…

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  3. Favorite Read-Aloud Books for Preschoolers

    Here is a round up of our favorite read-aloud books for preschoolers! Last month, I posted about how to get started with preschool at home. Teaching your child yourself is…

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  4. Surviving Boring Errands with Kids

    They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and that is definitely true when it comes to this post! I am very thankful to have parents that live nearby,…

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  5. Set up a Crayon Rubbing Center for Preschool

    My preschoolers have always enjoyed doing crayon rubbings. We enjoy walking around the house doing rubbings of the texture of the floor and the wood grain on the interior doors,…

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  6. Alphabet Egg Hunt

    Here's a simple way to make preschool work more festive this week - set up an alphabet egg hunt! Simply fill plastic Easter eggs with alphabet letters, hide them, and…

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  7. Easter Cards with Marbled Coffee Filter Eggs

    These homemade Easter cards were easy to make, and I'm so happy with the way they turned out! We made the eggs by dyeing coffee filters with markers. To make…

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  8. Vertical Bowling (With Plastic Cups!)

    Here is a fun indoor game for kids that creates a satisfying crash with (hopefully) no damage to people or furniture! My boys have always enjoyed building with plastic cups.…

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  9. Construction Truck Counting

    Last week I tried an experiment. I made Owen his own checklist of school activities on Friday. He LOVED it, which was good because it kept him busy, but bad…

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  10. Preschool Play with a Tub of Rice

    All of my boys have enjoyed sensory experience, such as digging in pinto beans, but my third son is the most tactile of them all! He has always been attracted…

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