July 9, 2014

How to make Kool-Aid Play Dough with preschoolers

Make Kool-Aid Play dough You need these ingredients: 1 cup salt 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup water 2 Tablespoons oil A Packet of Kool-aid Do this: Empty the packet of Kool-aid into the water & mix well.  Set aside for later. Place all the remaining dry ingredients and the oil into a large bowl. Add […]

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June 26, 2014

Playing with bubbles is more fun than watching TV!

What do children learn when they play with bubbles? When children blow, pop, and chase bubbles they develop their small and large motors skills, hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills. They learn about cause and effect, shapes and sizes, vocabulary: wet, sticky, cold, pop & popped, chase… They learn about science and explore their imagination […]

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February 28, 2014

HomeFun! Sight Words for Preschoolers

Early reading skills; sight words Sight words are words that can be recognized and “read” when seen. They are not technically read or sounded out. They are memorized. Sight words are one of the building blocks needed to become a successful reader. Sight words are learned through repetition By the time your children are ready […]

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