Glass Bead Alphabet

Glass Bead Moveable Alphabet-6

When I bring out the alphabet, I want it to say “come and understand me. Touch me, look at me, move me, and use me.” Glass beads have been a favorite at my preschool and with my own children this past year, and we could not get enough of them. I knew they would be […]

Name Splash Preschool Letter Recognition Game

Name Splash Letter Recognition

  Letter recognition games are some of our favorites, especially ones that lead to name recognition. Today’s exciting outdoor activity is being shared by Nicole of Modern Preschool. I am enjoying some time with brand new baby #3, so I am thrilled for her to guest post. You can follow Modern Preschool on the website, […]

Spring Into Syllables Fine Motor and Literacy Bug Game

Bug Game for Preschoolers

This adorable bug game is a guest post from the incredibly talented, Elissa, over at Mrs. Jones’ Creation Station. She is sharing this wonderful idea and free printable with us since I just welcomed baby #3 into our family. I invite you to look around at her beautiful and inspiring work on her blog, Teachers […]

Magic Two Ingredient Sensory Bottle

Two Ingredient Magic Discovery Bottle from Preschool Inspirations-2

Do you need a great sensory bottle that is super affordable? I’m teaming up with five other bloggers to bring you some super fun and budget-friendly discovery bottles. Here’s the beauty I came up with, and it’s just made of two ingredients from the dollar store with a little pop of color. This post contains affiliate […]

Butterfly Printables and 5 Ways to Use Them

FREE Butterfly Printable from Preschool Inspirations-2

I am so thrilled to share these incredible butterfly printables with you all today. The lovely Andreja, from Itsy Bitsy Fun, made these especially for you Preschool Inspirations readers, and they are so adorable. I’m also including five ways to implement printables to make these some incredible hands-on learning tools. 1. Scissor Practice Pull out […]

Tactile Name Writing Practice

Tactile Name Writing Activity-7

When you think of kindergarten, what comes to mind? For me, it’s my goal to help all my preschooler write their names for kindergarten! I absolutely love this milestone! For this month’s busy bag blog hop, the theme is kindergarten prep, and I am going to share a tactile way for a little one to […]

Is It Wasteful to Play With Food?

Is it Wasteful to Play With Food by Preschool Inspirations-2

When there are starving children all around the world, should we encourage children to play with food? Is it wasteful? I hear lots of people use this reasoning when they see an activity where food is used with children. Today I share this topic with you, not as just a teacher or mom, but as […]

Ladybug Counting Busy Bag

Ladybug Counting Busy Bag by Preschool Inspirations

Ladybugs are a favorite bug among preschoolers, and they are especially fun for counting! I made this busy bag for my class so that we could work on quantity, counting, and even tracing numerals. The ladybugs are made of circles that I cut out from foam. I used two sizes, a smaller one that holds […]

Preschool Songs for Circle Time

Music With Nancy

I love using music as a teaching tool, but when it comes to original songs, I am clueless! Thankfully, I am going to share with you about a wonderful musician who taught preschool and kindergarten. Meet Nancy, the musical genius behind Music With Nancy. We use Nancy’s songs during circle time, and we seriously cannot […]