Paul Bunyan Fun for Preschoolers

This past week we studied the Tall Tales of Paul Bunyan with ourMother Goose Time Fables and Folktales Unit.MGT did not disappoint in the activity department either. Here's just a few of the activities we did this week....Literary Activities:Each day we had a story in our bag complete with colored cardstock puppets to cut out and play with.  My girl's favorite was Bessie the Cow and...

Preschool Science: Volume and Water Displacement

I get so tickled when my preschooler does things that I used to teach in 4th and 6th grade.Understanding VOLUME is a huge concept in both grade levels.This month with our preschool curriculum we are studying Fables and Folktales; one being The Crow and the Pitcher- an Aesop fable.The story goes that there once was a crow who was so thirsty on a dry, hot, summer day and the only water that...

Writing with Shaving Cream

I'll never forget my 3rd grade Language Arts teacher, Mrs. Carrier.It was in her class that we practiced our spelling words every week with shaving cream.I think it was on Wednesdays... could have been Tuesdays.  I might have forgotten the day,but never what we did.Today I had the privledge of watching my girl practice her letters in shaving cream.I wonder if she will remember today 20+...