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My preschool is already well into the throes of preparing our classroom Christmas decorations. Preschool Christmas craft ideas abound, but what I like about this particular classroom Christmas decoration is that it gets all the kids to work together. We started with a corrugated cardboard Christmas tree, which is the perfect size for preschoolers to […]
On Facebook this month, I’ve been participating in “30 Days of Thanks,” thinking of and posting about one thing I’m thankful for – big or small – every day for the month of November. I want to get my children – and my students – in on the thankfulness as well, so I decided […]
After my class went on our annual fall nature walk (we do one every season), I decided to come up with some new autumn craft ideas instead of the traditional (yet classic) leaf rubbings. So for our preschool fall craft we took a new twist on leaf rubbings to create bouquets of “leaves” in recycled […]
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With the start of the school year, I have been trying to think of the best back to school craft for kids at home as well as in the classroom. Kids apple crafts always come to mind at this time of year, because of the “apple for the teacher” as well as because apples […]
As part of my mission to teach my class a diverse curriculum covering many other nations and cultures, I have decided to include a lesson about the Chinese New Year, which falls on January 23 this year. Combining a lesson with a craft is always a great way to get kids excited about a new topic. So in that vein, I introduce my Year of the Dragon craft.
When school begins, my classroom lacks the one thing I cant prepare ahead of time: the children’s touch. One of my all-time favorite paper crafts for classroom decoration is making suncatchers. We also call them “stained glass windows.”
It’s hard for young children to remember phone numbers. This practical kids craft allows kids to make a keychain using a secret code to remind kids of their phone numbers without having to write it on their belongings for everyone to see. It’s a fun and useful back to school craft!