1. Preschool Activities for Berlioz the Bear by Jan Brett

    Berlioz the Bear by Jan Brett is one of our favorite books, and Owen (age 3) had so much fun doing activities with this book during his preschool time last…

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  2. Wood in the Bathtub!

    The other night, I removed all the bath toys from the tub and gave the boys some sticks and a few wooden blocks from our homemade collection. It was a…

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  3. Duct Tape Drums

    Several months ago, I saw this idea for duct tape drums on Journey into Unschooling, and tucked it away for future use. This past week, we did a preschool unit…

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  4. Preschool Shape Activities {To go with Mouse Shapes by Ellen Stoll Walsh}

    Last week, I did a shape unit for Owen's preschool time. This was so simple, and a lot of fun. After the previous week where I never got around to…

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  5. Preschool Play: Pretend Clothesline

    Setting up a pretend clothesline is great practice for preschool fine motor skills, and it's a constructive way to keep little hands busy! One morning last week, I tied a…

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  6. Activity for The Little Train by Lois Lenski: Train Signal Running Game

    Last week, I read The Little Train by Lois Lenski with my two middle sons (ages 3 and 5). This is such a wonderful, classic book about steam trains for…

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  7. Preschool Unit: The Year at Maple Hill Farm

    Last week, we did a very simple unit using the book The Year at Maple Hill Farm by Alice and Martin Provensen. I have started choosing a "book of the…

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  8. Interesting Imprints in Playdough

    Last week, we made some homemade playdough for a science project. (Our favorite recipe is here.) The science project was a total flop - we were trying to capture animal…

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  9. Preschool Exercises for Gross Motor Coordination

    After watching the Olympics this summer, my boys have been wanting to do gymnastics! Aidan (age 9) is the one who most needs a physical outlet, but when I found…

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  10. A Preschool Mini Unit on the Five Senses: Part 2

    This past week, my 3 and 5 year olds studied about the five senses using The Magic Schoolbus Explores the Senses. You can find part 1 with our activities on…

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