Category Archives: Preschooler projects

Invitations to Play and Learn: Kandinsky Circles

In the annals of “sometimes homeschool moms have great ideas which they plan for and then forget about” …..   I recently found a picture which I had printed out several years ago so the children could do some art … Continue reading

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Invitations to Play and Learn: Snowflakes With Chalk

  One thing that I love about the “project table” in the corner of the living room is the ability it gives me to present art or craft projects and then see how the children interact with them! I’m trying … Continue reading

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Loose Parts and Project Space (Invitations to Play and Learn)

  With the coming of cooler weather I recently moved the children’s play table into the living room from the back porch. Our living room runs across the whole front of the house and bringing the able in gave me … Continue reading

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Invitations to Play and Learn: Letter B Fine Motor Activities

I recently added another young preschooler to our school days and have had the opportunity to become much more intentional with my work with Jack. I’ve been wanting to work more with him for a while and adding A (she’s … Continue reading

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Invitation to Sensory Play: Playdough With Spices and Sprinkles

  Playdough is a favorite around here! I generally keep a batch where Jack and Bull can get it at any time as well as a bowl of playdough toys to experiment with. Sometimes it seems as though playdough will … Continue reading

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Handwork: C is for Carrot

  This was a relatively easy project aside from my hand getting sore from the hole punch! Materials: one sheet of orange felt green or orange yarn (I used green so our carrots could have tops.) scissors hole punch large … Continue reading

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Handwork or Getting The Children To Make Their Own Toys!

One of the challenges of homeschooling is finding ways to help everyone learn that don’t involve everyone having separate lessons.  Of course some things do need to be separate because different children have different needs and are at different levels, … Continue reading

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Construction Truck Preschool: Backhoe with Pipe Printable

Once a bulldozer has leveled the site and the contractor has marked out the foundation the backhoe needs to come and dig the footers for the cement truck to pour cement into for the foundation. A backhoe may also be … Continue reading

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Construction Truck Preschool: Roller Printable

If the house site is set back from the road or there’s been a lot of digging and earth-moving a contractor would bring in a roller to smooth things down and pack the earth for a solid driveway. Perhaps while … Continue reading

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Construction Truck Preschool:Crane and Truss Printable

In most modern house construction trusses are used instead of rafters. They come prefabricated and a contractor will often rent a crane for a day to sway the trusses into position. Today’s paper crane uses cutting, gluing and braiding to … Continue reading

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