Preschool Crafts

Yummy Bird Nest – Edible Craft, Learning Project, and Class Story Time

The Deliciousaurus that we made last time in my 5 year old’s class made a blast.  Now, another school story time with mommy was coming up and we needed something to meet those big expectations. At home, my eight year old was also looking forward to help us with this edible project, so there are [...]

Planes birthday party for a 5 year old is soaring into the sky!

The cartoon “Planes” couldn’t be more timely: planes – a perfect theme for our 5 year old party!  It is fun, exciting, and… even educational!!! In my previous post I discussed some key features of every great party: theme, cliffhanger, the special element. The special element, the “oooooh” and “aaaaaah” moment for the kids, something [...]

A cardboard plane for your kid to become a little pilot

It was officially decided: pilots rule! At least in my house. One little pilot in particular. The “Planes” cartoon established itself as the new favorite and now my home resembles and airport more then an house: we have planes of every kind! We have paper craft planes, plastic ones, radio control planes, little planes, big [...]

Deliciousaurus for breakfast: a School Party for 3-5 year olds

I would think that after so many of school birthdays, an idea for another one should come as easy as a waffle for breakfast. Well… doing the same thing is boooooring, and, honestly, I don’t even remember the other things we’ve got to do. This is what I do remember: keep it short keep it [...]

European Continent Box – Animals – Hedgehog Craft & Book

There are many-many animals in Europe. I was surprised that hedgehogs don’t live on every continent! Using these directions, create one for yourself and you can put it on a map of Europe, as its place of origin! I came up with this craft for the Montessori Continent Box Swap. You can learn more about [...]

I Live on the Planet Earth – Fun Geography Necklace

This song turned out to be so much fun, that we sing it even after we were done with our unit in Geography. “I live on Planet Earth” song to the “He’s Got The Whole World in His Hands“. We tried singing it with props: I printed pictures of earth, USA map, our State, our [...]