Preschool Books, Crafts, STEM, and Fun
Check out my posts about great kids’ books, crafts, and more that you and your preschooler can enjoy together:
Fall is a magical time when the leaves on trees change colors and eventually fall off the branches. Looking at the beautiful colors and collecting leaves are lots of fun! Preschoolers love to explore and naturally curious about the world around. Read these stories about the changing of the leaves and learn why trees lose… Continue reading Fall Leaves Stories
Preschoolers loves rockets, spaceships, and UFOs! Who isn’t fascinated about the possibility of blasting-off into space? Here are some of my son’s favorite rocket books. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. My kiddo loved them so much that we ended up buying several of them. Check your public library for these… Continue reading Rocket Books
Aliens are a popular topic for preschoolers! It seems lots of their favorite shows and movie feature creatures from outer space. Here are 8 great alien stories to read with your preschooler so that they can further grow their imaginations! Aliens Stories: 1. Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort– Using silly, rhyming… Continue reading Alien Stories for Preschoolers
Get creative with your paintbrushes and try cotton balls with a clothespin for painting a picture of an ice cream cone. Pinch a cotton ball in the clothespin and then dip it in paint to make a fun paintbrush! Cotton ball ice cream painting was a lot of fun! My son enjoyed using the cotton… Continue reading Cotton Ball Ice Cream Painting
Recently, we adopted two kittens and my son is currently cat-obsessed! We have been reading lots of cat books and made a list of our favorites. It is a mix of old and new books from some of our favorite authors, as well as a few newly-discovered ones! You’ll recognize some of these characters —… Continue reading Cat Books
It can be hard to get preschoolers excited about vegetables. Here is a list of awesome vegetable books to help your child view vegetables in a positive light. 10 Vegetable Books: 1. Supertato by Sue Hendra— There’s an evil pea on loose and it is terrorizing the other vegetables! Who will stop it? Here comes… Continue reading Awesome Vegetable Books
Add some STEM fun into your preschooler’s learning with this bug graphing activity! Bug Graphing Activity: Start by printing this free template. The bug graphing template includes the di, colored tiles, and graphing chart. I used regular printer paper; however, if you use cardstock, then your dice will be much sturdier. Begin by cutting out the… Continue reading Bug Graphing
Ladybugs are so cute and attract kids’ attentions! Make this ladybug stick puppet craft with your little one and watch as they make their ladybug “fly” around the garden on the paper plate! This interactive craft is tons of fun and lends itself well to imaginative play. Supplies Needed: paper plate jumbo craft sticks (We… Continue reading Ladybug Stick Puppet Craft
Kids are fascinated by bugs and a bugs theme has always been a hit at the library preschool story-times. My son loves to look around for bugs outside. They are often small and overlooked, but when we take the time to look for them, we are always amazed by how many busy little bugs we… Continue reading Bug Crown Craft
This paper plate shape weaving activity is great for preschooler’s fine motor skills and shape recognition. Kids get to paint and wrap yarn! As they wrap the yarn, talk about how many sides the shape has and how many points it has. Ask you child what their favorite shape is! Supplies needed: paper plate watercolor… Continue reading Paper Plate Shape Weaving Activity
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