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Happy Days Learning Center - Resources & Ideas for Pre-School Lesson Planning
Sharing some engaging and creative ideas to learn and play
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The mystery color experiment

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All preschoolers love to see how baking soda and vinegar react. We’ve added a new twist with our mystery color experiment.
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Love the mystery factor!

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The mystery of the missing snack

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Preschoolers love to investigate and make new discoveries. When our snack came up missing, I knew just who to call on to help us solve the mystery.
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Use this book and activity in conjunction with the scented invisible ink.  So much fun!

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Painting with mittens

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A fun way to change up the painting process is by offering different materials to paint with. Here the children are painting with mittens!

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Lemon drop painting

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Surely there is nothing that could brighten a cold winter day more than lemon drop painting.
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Hearts you can count on

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Hearts are a wonderful shape for sorting, graphing, counting, estimating, and more! Come and see how we put our hearts and minds to work as we explored a little heart math fun!
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Reading David McPhail and fun with fixing

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Building on the book "Fix-It" by David McPhail, the children explore different tools that they can use to fix things in our preschool classroom.
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Heart Bookmarks

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With pink or red paint chip samples and a heart-shaped paper punch, students can create these fun, festive crafts for Valentine's Day.
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Reading Jan Brett and making our own gingerbread playdough

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Reading the wonderfully illustrated book "Gingerbread Friends" by Jan Brett and making the best smelling gingerbread playdough ever!
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Love this multi-sensory activity!  Perfect for the holiday season.

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Top ten toys for the preschool classroom

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The top ten toys that are most engaging or meaningful to children (ranging from ages 3 to 5) in the preschool classroom…

 

 

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Twelve rainbows for kids to create and explore

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Twelve wonderful and irresistible rainbow ideas for kids to create and explore!
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Just in time for "R" week.  Get your inspiration about rainbows!  I especially love the idea of Rainbow Slime! Look at the book selections at the bottom as well.

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Scented invisible ink

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Come discover a fun new recipe for making scented invisible ink.
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Helps get kids interested in writing, and of course they want to solve a mystery!  Love the element of surprise.

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Salt tray heart printing and writing

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Introducing and exploring the writing and printing process through the use of salt trays in preschool...
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Love this sensory activity!!

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K is for kaleidoscope designs

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Exploring design, shapes, and colors as we explore the book "I See a Song" and the making of our own kaleidoscope designs in preschool!
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Love the felt kaleidoscope idea.  I can be re-used and extended based on a child's interests and creativity.  Also like the wax-paper-tube kaleidoscopes.

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Chinese New Year Dragon

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In this easy and inexpensive craft, students create a dragon's head from construction paper, and then add a body made from paper loops.

 

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Raised Salt Painting

Raised Salt Painting: create design with glue, cover glue with table salt. Touch watercolor brush on salt, without smearing and watch color be absorbed by salt. Let dry. This looks fantastic.

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Storybook games

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Anytime I read a great children's storybook to my preschool age students, I want to find a way to expand that story. A game mat is one example!
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