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60+ Educational Foldable Paper Crafts for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners
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60+ Educational Foldable Paper Crafts for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners

A Fortune teller, cootie catchers, paper boats, or even the origami frog. You probably remember at least one, if not all, of these paper folding crafts from your childhood. Kids of all ages love foldable paper crafts. But what if I told you there is an easy way to make a fun craft into something…

Construction Activities for Kids: Setting Up a Construction Sensory Bin
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Construction Activities for Kids: Setting Up a Construction Sensory Bin

Engaging kids in construction activities is a fantastic way to foster creativity, enhance motor skills, and introduce STEM concepts. One of the best ways to do this is by creating a construction sensory bin. This hands-on activity provides endless hours of imaginative play and learning, making it a perfect addition to your home or classroom….

A Muddy Oobleck Recipe for a Construction Sensory Bin!
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A Muddy Oobleck Recipe for a Construction Sensory Bin!

Are you looking for a fun activity to engage young children in hands-on learning? Our oobleck recipe printable is perfect for creating a construction sensory bin that looks like mud! This great science experiment will engage kids of all ages, combining the wonders of a non-Newtonian fluid with imaginative play. Let’s dive into the messy,…

Bees Non-Fiction Insect Animal Unit for Kindergarten to 2nd grade
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Bees Non-Fiction Insect Animal Unit for Kindergarten to 2nd grade

Hello teachers! Spring’s out, and little critters come out of hibernation. So are our little learners! With good weather, it’s finally a good time to explore outside and see animals and insects. What’s a perfect activity to whip out? Bring the Bees Non-Fiction Insect Animal Unit! Most young children develop an early fascination with different…

Using Engaging Math and Literacy Clip Cards in Kindergarten
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Using Engaging Math and Literacy Clip Cards in Kindergarten

Clip cards are one of the most versatile learning materials in the kindergarten classroom. It lets you accomplish many goals with your learners, like hand-eye coordination, tactile skills, pincer grip, and other fine motor skills. It’s a fun way to exercise those little hands! Plus, it will be a fun way to introduce your kids…

Cute and Sparkly Snowflake Popsicle Stick Winter Fine Motor Craft 

Cute and Sparkly Snowflake Popsicle Stick Winter Fine Motor Craft 

Here’s another fine motor practice for your little learners: winter snowflake popsicles that are cute and sparkly and can serve as nifty winter ornaments. Learners stick together colored or plain popsicle sticks in the middle to form a snowflake shape and decorate it with glitter, buttons, and googly eyes. It’s a fun craft for kids…

200+ Wonderful 2D Shapes Worksheets for Kindergarten – The Bundle
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200+ Wonderful 2D Shapes Worksheets for Kindergarten – The Bundle

Shapes are everywhere, and it’s hard not to notice them! Talking about shapes gets almost every kid excited. Introducing shape manipulatives and different activities are a great way to add interest to your kindergarten math centers. It’s always more fun when there is more than one way to practice their knowledge about two-dimensional shapes! This part…