Category Archives: Preschool Stuff

Shamrock Alphabet

Let the St Patrick’s Day fun begin! Kate has been super interested in phonics lately which is both good and bad.  Good because she’s obviously learning a ton at school.  Bad because I stink at phonics.  We’ll have to learn … Continue reading

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Laminated Heart Letter Match

Kate has a magnetic chalk board now and I’m so excited to start using it!  First project, a little something to get us in the Valentine’s Day mood while working on letter recognition.     I started by cutting out … Continue reading

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Turkey Button Activity

You guys get a bonus post today!  Last night, I couldn’t sleep because I had all of these awesome Thanksgiving crafty projects running through my head.  (That’s what I get for looking at Pinterest after work.)  What’s a girl to … Continue reading

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Leaf Letters

I found these great leaves in the Dollar Spot at Target.  They’re “table scatter” much the same as the ghosts and pumpkins that I made this counting work with earlier. I had originally intended to make another math activity, but … Continue reading

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Halloween Counting Activity

I don’t even know who to credit with this idea.  I feel like I’ve seen this on a million Montessori blogs.  The basic idea is that you match up the written number with the number of small physical objects.  Clear … Continue reading

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Preschool Cubby

Kate’s starting at a Montessori preschool tomorrow ::cue panicking:: and we had to decorate a cubby for her.  I’ll be honest, it was a little hard for me to step back and let her do it herself because I wanted … Continue reading

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Fun with Chemistry

Today we decided to have a little fun with some chemistry, namely baking soda and vinegar. It’s pretty simple.  I filled a baking pan with baking soda. I put some vinegar in a muffin tin and added some food coloring. … Continue reading

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Sorting Pony Beads

My friend Kate sent us these awesome tongs for our Kate.  (Thanks!)  I gave her a muffin tin, the bowl of pony beads and the tongs and she went to town. She insisted on only sorting the pink beads.   … Continue reading

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Water Beads

I know that I can’t be the first person to post about this, but it’s new to me so I’m going with it.    I helped make a bunch of rose centerpieces (they were gorgeous by the way) for my … Continue reading

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Messy but Awesome

I know that I either found this on Pinterest or read it on a blog, but I can’t find the link right now.  Whoops.  I think it’s called cloud dough?  You could probably google it if you were more industrious … Continue reading

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