Laura Lewis

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15+ Ideas that "Arrrr!" Fun for a Preschool Pirate Theme

A <b>preschool pirate theme</b> is perfect for summer camps! Of course, every kiddo I know would love these pirate activities at any point during the</b> …

Kids

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The watermelon song and lightning bug song and a pumpkin song and a painting!

I introduced the children to a simple song that I made up titled, “Watermelon in the Patch” then invited the children to make up their own songs to …

DIY Marble Run

This DIY marble run craft was easy to make and lots of fun for my son to play with!<p><i>The following post contains affiliate links, which means that at</i> …

Drip-drop nature painting in preschool

It is so exciting to see new growth coming up all around our preschool. Along with new growth came an invitation to spend our morning hunting for …

Circletime fun with Cloudette!

The children’s book “Cloudette” by Tom Lichtenheld, is about a little cloud that wants to do be more like the big clouds and so he goes off to find …

Summer Book Study: Challenging Behaviors

Another summer is almost here and you know what that means; the annual Book Study Blog Party is about to begin!<p>We’re going to change things up a …

Teaching

Book and activity for Elmer the Elephant

I love “Elmer the Elephant” by David McKee! Yes, I do!<p>Where possible, I try to collect my favorite story book characters to go along with each of my …

Spray Chalk

Make this fun spray chalk with your kids! Super easy too.<p>Hi 30 Days fans! I am Beckie from Infarrantly Creative. I am a think-outside-the-box crafter …

A Car Parking Numbers Game to Make Learning Numbers FUN! • B-Inspired Mama

<i>This post was contributed by Georgina of Craftulate.</i><p>I saw an idea for a parking lot numbers game from Little Family Fun and knew that my son (27 …

How to Make a Quiet Book the NO SEW Way

I have been playing with felt lately in my quest to make a quiet book (my very first) based on fine motor and life skill development. That book is …

Books

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Backyard Play Ideas Stress free Summer Play Outdoors

Do you need low key, stress free backyard play ideas for when the weather warms up? Do you have a small space? We have some simple and easy backyard …

At play with marbles and tubes

What can you do with a bag of marbles and a whole bunch of left over wrapping paper tubes? Our prekindergarten kids figured out something fun to do …

Childhood 101

STICKER DRAWINGS<p>I love that this activity can provoke so many different creative responses, depending upon the age and interests of the child. Both …

Whimsical Preschool’s Courtyard Designed to Turn Rainfall into Giant Puddles for Kids to Play In

When it rains, children usually aren't allowed to go outside and gleefully jump in the puddles. At the new Dai-ichi Yochien preschool in Kumamoto City, Japan, however, rain is an integral part of the building's design. The courtyard of the school collects water so that after a downpour, there is a …

State law change to allow more 4-year-olds in preschool

It’s been a good budget season for preschoolers at the local and state level.<p>First, Gov. Jerry Brown designated about $300 million in the state …