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Space Sensory Bin

Looking for a fun, hands-on way for your preschooler/toddler to explore and imagine to the thrill of our solar system? Here is a fun way to make a sensory bin those little hands are sure to love. What I used: 4 bags of black…

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Marbled 3D Planets

We have been enjoying our space unit over here! I have to share this fun and easy way to create 3D planets for your kiddos without putting a dent in your wallet for a solar system model. Materials: ping pong balls (dollar store) paper…

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Marble Painted Planets

When researching for our space unit, I came across this fun tutorial on Pinterest and knew the girls would love to do it. It’s super simple, a little messy, and I love exploring new mediums when creating art. All you need is: A pencil…

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DIY Spaceship Mission Control Board

If you are planning a unit on space, creating a mission control board is super simple. It doesn’t have to be expensive, mine only cost me $2! If you don’t have most of the materials laying around already, a thrift store keyboard and some…

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Super Simple Mess-Free Volcano

We’ve all seen them. The infamous exploding volcano experiments. I had never actually tried one, but when I stumbled across one that was done outside–MESS FREE–I was all about it. Don’t get me wrong, I am totally ok with mess and allowing my children…

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Human Body Unit

This month’s thematic unit is “All About Me”. The first couple weeks we focused on our 5 senses. The following two weeks, we learned about what’s inside our bodies! 💃🏻 This Human Body Unit has been SO fun! We used amazing books (listed at…

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Five Senses Unit

Kiddos have a natural sense of wonder and desire to explore, experiment, and discover. I chose the Five Senses as a part of our first thematic unit of the year, “All About Me” because I knew that this is exactly what we would be…

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Color Sorting with Popsicle Sticks

Summer and all of its busyness is finally winding down. While I am grateful for the travel, birthday parties, showers, and events, I am so looking forward to routine and a normal schedule. Anyone else feel the same way?? Anyone else miss their proposed…

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Planning A Year of Preschool in 5 Simple Steps

There are so many benefits to planning out an entire year of instruction ahead of time instead of “planning as you go”. One being the time it takes.  Yes! Planning everything at once can seem overwhelming and it will take a while. BUT, believe…

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A is for Apples

As we approach the new school year, I can’t help but reminisce about last year when we started our very first themed unit. APPLES! We absolutely loved it! We started early September, which was perfect for a field trip to an orchard. Here are…