Desert Flower Discovery Bottle

Desert Flower Sensory Bottle-3

One of my favorite places to visit is Arizona. The palm trees, cactuses, yuccas, oleanders and other unique plants are all a sight I can’t wait to see. This last time I visited I decided to put a desert flower into a discovery bottle. I found a beautiful blooming yucca, and my kids and I […]

Using Lemons to Make Batteries

Power a colored LED light with lemons.

When life gives you lemons, make electricity. This is a fascinating science experiment using lemons to make batteries and power a colored LED light. It is also a great STEM activity. I am super excited about this post because it is by my husband, Mr. Preschool Inspirations. I totally married a science whiz, and I […]

Soap Foam Cupcake Station

Soap Foam Creation Station Sensory Play

We just discovered the ultimate sensory experience: a soap foam cupcake station! There was scooping, pouring, squeezing, pumping, pinching, balancing, squealing, spilling, and pretending galore. Soap foam bubbles have been our favorite sensory bin for years ever since we discovered it on Fun at Home With Kids, and I have been wanting to use these […]

5 Myths About Early Childhood Education

Five Myths About Early Childhood Education

Have you heard these 5 myths about early childhood education? I have! I’ve heard it from friends, from family members, and also from people buzzing around the internet. Some of them are completely shocking. These five myths have spread like wildfire, but I want to expose them for what they are: just rumors! This is […]

DIY Bean Bag Launcher

DIY Bean Bag Launcher from Preschool Inspirations

Bean bag activities are a favorite around here, and I am so excited to share this DIY bean bag launcher tutorial from my friend Trisha. She has some of the best ideas ever! Guest post by Trisha: Every year my DDs school holds a fundraiser with different auction items that each class helps put together. […]

Space Themed Number Writing Practice

Space Themed Number Writing Practice by Preschool Inspirations

Do you have little ones who are ready for some writing practice? I’ve come up with space themed number writing practice cards, and I’ll show you a great way to adapt it for pre-writing or writing practice. I have to put out a word of caution though! I used to teach children to write by […]

Drip Painting Easter Egg Art

Drip Painting with plastic Easter eggs for a process art experience

I can remember the first story I heard about process art. I was appalled! Why would anyone just let their child get paint all over themselves? Now I have to laugh at myself because this one of my own children’s favorite activities. We love process art, and our most recent drip painting Easter egg art […]

Take a Peek into Our Tea Time Tradition

Tea Time With Children by Preschool Inspirations-7

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BlissfulMoments #CollectiveBias When I was traveling abroad (long before having children), I fell completely in love with the concept of tea time. It’s not widely practiced in the U.S., and I was pretty sure that I discovered one […]

Amazing Rainbow Sensory and Discovery Bottles

Rainbow Discovery Bottles for play, learning, and fun

From calm down jars and magnetic discovery bottles, rainbow discovery bottles are some of the most beautiful. I’ve found some of the most amazing rainbow sensory and discovery bottles that I can’t wait to share. Now you don’t have to wait until after it rains to see a rainbow, you can look at one anytime! […]