Playdough Pets

As a Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and authentic stories about our experiences using the curriculum. All opinions and thoughts are completely my own. What do you get when you are talking to kiddos about adopting pets and add in some playdough? You get their very own Playdough Pets! This month is all about Baby...

Desert Discovery: Pyramids

If you have missed it, we are on a Desert Discovery this month with our newest unit from Mother Goose Time.  We have had a blast learning about all things that go into the rodeo and what the nights are like in the desert. And you can't discuss the desert and not talk about the Great Pyramids in Egypt, which is exactly what we did this week!Here is what was included in our daily...

Kids in the Kitchen Activities

I love having my little sous chef in the kitchen!Mother Goose Time had some great "In the Kitchen" Activities this week from our Health and Fitness Unit.Here are some of our faves.(LOTS and lots of pictures... but that's not really anything new to you regular readers ;)   )Cleaning and Safety:"Wash your hands and say your prayers because Jesus and germs are everywhere!"Avaleigh...

Preschool Fitness Makes Me Wanna Jump, Jump!

Yall. I am so outta shape.This month we are studying Health and Fitness with our preschool curriculum from Mother Goose Time.We had JUMP day on Wednesday.Thursday morning my legs were so sore.It took me a while to figure out why.... smh...My calf muscles hurt from all the jumping I did with my preschoolers the day before.Yall.  MGT wasn't lying about their Fitness Week.This week we had...

Preschool: Safari Adventure

Oh my goodness yall!This month's Safari Adventure from Mother Goose Time has to be one of my ultimate faves!We have learned so much in the last 2 weeks, and to give you all the details would mean a forever long post (not that my posts are ever short).  In this picture heavy post, I will share with you how MGT prepared us to encounter the animals of Africa.  Are you ready to go on a...

Airplane Launcher Craft

We've been studying all things transportation this month in our Mother Goose Time preschool curriculum, and today was AIRPLANES!I have to admit, when I first saw this Airplane Launcher Make and Play craft, I really wanted to skip it.  It just looked like a little more work for me than my preschooler, but we went ahead and dived in and I am SOOOO glad we did! Check out our...

Storytelling with a Sensory Bin

It's a new month, and you know that means-- a new unit with our preschool curriculum from Mother Goose Time.  This month it is all about Fables and Folktales, and we just spent the whole first week reading from Aesop's Fables.One of those fables happened to be about the Ants and the Grasshopper which inspired our monthly sensory bin.  I have been working with my just turned 4...

Rainbow Rice Ocean Sensory Bin

When possible, I love to make sensory play bins for my 3.5 year old girl.Most of the time our bins match the theme we are studying with our Preschool curriculum,Mother Goose Time.  I haven't made her a new bin in the last 3 months.  #momfail.However, our next month study is OCEAN COMMOTION and my girl LOVES her some Octonauts and ocean animals.  I knew I had to make her a bin for...

It’s Slime Time: Galaxy Slime

Making Slime can be intimidating.Do I really want this stuff in my house? What if it gets on the furniture or the carpet?Ugh.... is it worth it?YES!We've been studying SPACE this month with Mother Goose Time and have had a "blast!" Our STEAM station on Galaxy day had us creating Galaxy Slime using liquid starch.I did not have any liquid starch, so I found a recipe from here using saline...

Becoming a Leafcutter Ant

Everyday her imagination grows.About 3 days a week, Sweet Pea has "Quiet Time" instead of nap time, which has helped her mind grow so much in terms of imagination and learning how to play by herself.I think having this Quiet Time has helped her in being able to role play more often, which is exactly what happened this afternoon as we pretended to be Leafcutter Ants from our Rainforest unit with...