Coloring to the Next Level

Coloring can be lots of fun, therapeutic, and helps so much with fine motor skills especially for preschoolers.However, how do you take coloring to the next level? How can you make it more than just coloring?Mother Goose Time solved that mystery as we studied Mysteries in the Air with our Nature Detective box.Here, let me explain....Level One:My teacher guide suggested that learners...

Preschool Nature Study

Nature Detectives.That is what we have been this month- up close and personal with nature.Pretty fitting that our Mother Goose Time curriculum sent us a book called My Close to Nature! book.Our MGT activity suggested to take some up close and personal pictures of the nature items around us and then write about them.   I taught her how to use the camera on my phone and had her snap...

Pine Cone Bird Feeder

 We are Nature Detectives for the month of July.Our preschool curriculum from Mother Goose Time had a whole week devoted to trees: Climbing Tress, Building with Trees, Painting Trees, Counting in Trees, and Writing with Trees.On our Building with Trees day, we built a bird feeder from a tree part- a pine cone!We've made pine cone bird feeders before, but this one was the best one...

Detectives Need Magnifying Glasses

Nature Detective.Our newest preschool theme, and I am smitten.Our newest Mother Goose Time box had this awesome magnifying glass, and it has made being a detective so much fun!My girl took the magnifying glass outside as soon as we took it out of the package.She went all around the driveway inspecting things.She found this bee sleeping on our zinnia! He didn't move at all for quite some...