Paul Bunyan Activities for Little Learners

This month is all about Folktales & Fables with our learning box from Experience Early Learning. We spent the last 2 weeks playing and learning life lessons from some of Aesop's most famous fables like The Crow and the Pitcher and The Ant and the Grasshopper. This week we moved into one of the biggest Tall Tales of America- Paul Bunyan! amzn_assoc_placement =...

Building Letters from Trees

Our EcoVenture has begun thanks to our Experience Early Learning box! This week is all about TREES- climbing them, painting them, and even building with them! As an 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...

All About Bees

When our Experience Early Learning theme box coincides with our Exploring Nature with Children curriculum, magic happens. This week we have been studying Garden Visitors including moles, rabbits, and of course BEES! In fact this week, our co-op had a beekeeper come and speak to us and we took a field trip to see her hives! As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL...

Seashell Sorting

Our Ocean Dive box from Experience Early Learning has us exploring Small Sea Creatures this week and one of our STEAM stations was Seashell Sorting. Not only did it incorporate science (comparing/ nature items) but also math (sorting/ counting). Here's how I kept my kiddos busy for about an hour and they had a blast learning! As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL...

Rock Planet Learning: Mars

This month we are on a Space Exploration with our Experience Early Learning box, and this week is all about those rocky planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars and Pluto! All the days have been so much fun, and I love how easily our little box can adapt to my 1st grader and 3 year old. As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest...

Creating the Grand Canyon: a STEAM Lesson for Young Learners

We are having a global adventure right from the warmth of our own home thanks to our Experience Early Learning box! This week we are exploring God's beautiful Natural Wonders all over the world. We love Nature Study, and our week of studying Natural Wonders from our Global Passport box is absolutely perfect! We took our Grand Canyon STEAM lesson indoors because of the chilly temps and we had so...

Preschool Science: Root Study Experiment

In college, I majored in Art Education. I always wanted to be an art teacher, but the Lord had other plans. Six out of the eight years I spent as a public school teacher, I was a science teacher. It was a subject I learned so much about and quickly grew to love. (I blogged about it often in 2012 and 2013 right here!) As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL...

Counting Garden Interactive Board

I have to tell yall about this amazing interactive board I just put together for my 3 year old and 6 year old! Yes, they can both use it! As an 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. Counting...

STEAM: Exploring Physics with Pendulums

Our learning adventures with Experience Early Learning have taken us to the Rainforest this month. Each week we are studying a different layer of the rainforest and this week is all about the Understory. As an 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...

Process Art: The Ins & Outs of Making Art

This post contains affiliate links. We love process art around here and we have been doing it for years thanks to Experience Preschool, our beloved monthly school bus box. As an 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...