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Let shadows be your child’s guide for this activity. In the morning (8 a.m.) or late afternoon (4 p.m.), place a table in a sunny spot where long shadows will be cast. Unroll paper (Easel Paper Roll, $14; alexbrands.com) along one side of the table, and arrange a variety of objects along the paper’s edge. Have your child trace the shadows with markers.

5 Solar-Powered Crafts and Activities

These simple crafts and activities are made with the power of good old-fashioned sunshine.

All children need to jump, bounce and skip and hop,  and it isn’t very difficult to encourage them to do so! But when kids move to music, they are getting so much more than just exercise. They are developing their gross motor skills, coordination, balance, concentration and cognitive abilities. By …

10 Best Songs for Gross Motor Movement - Let's Play Music

These best 10 songs for Gross motor movement have plenty of ideas to keep the liveliest toddlers active!

Exploring shadow & light with building blocks. This is a wonderful spring or summer activity that you can do with your kids while exploring shadow & light outdoors

Exploring Shadows – The Pinterested Parent

Spread the loveWhen I heard the weather report for this weekend, I was overjoyed. I could not wait to get outdoors with the family. I asked my daughter what she wanted to do & she wanted to…Continue Reading…

Games to play with musical shakers to help develop speech and language skills. Ideas for songs and games plus making your own DIY shakers and instruments with kids

Toddler Games with Musical Shakers, for Speech and Language Development - In The Playroom

How to make a musical shaker, and toddler games with musical shakers for speech and language development

Rhythm and Movement for Kids {Rhythm Sticks} ~ Learn Play Imagine

Rhythm and Movement for Kids {Rhythm Sticks}

If you want an amazingly simple tool for developing rhythm, fine and gross motor skills, and getting your kids moving, invest in som...

Pets Preschool and Kindergarten Centers. Match the pets to their shadows.

Pets Preschool Centers

Pet Preschool CentersAbout this book:This book contains a collection of printable activities for use with children in Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten (Prep).Contents:1. Dog fine motor practice mat2. Jumping frog in a pond pre-writing mat3. Rabbit and carrot be...

Ocean Preschool and Kindergarten Center Activities. Match the ocean creatures to the correct shadow.

Ocean Preschool Centers

Ocean Preschool CentersAbout this book:This book contains a collection of printable activities for use with children in Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten (Prep).Contents:1. Octopus fine motor practice mat2. Oyster and pearls beginning sounds match (13 pages)3. O...

Music and Movement Activities for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Music and Movement Activities for Infants, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Movement activities for preschoolers are a fun way to help young children grow and learn. Abigail Flesch Connors’ new book Shake, Rattle, and Roll is full of infant and toddler activities, focusing on how music activities for infants and toddlers can help develop critical language, math, science, and music skills in their early childhood.

Moving and Grooving Motor Games and Brain Breaks:  Perfect for centers, brain breaks, group games, partner games, special education, therapies, and for kids that get done with their work early!

Pink Oatmeal -Movement for the Classroom

Browse over 400 educational resources created by Pink Oatmeal -Movement for the Classroom in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.

Rhythm Stick Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers - fun for music and movement!

Easy Rhythm Sticks Activities

Rhythm Stick Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers - fun for music and movement!

We had the most wonderful, accidental learning experience at preschool recently. What started as a few flashlights in the block center quickly turned into a complex, exciting and robust study of light

Shadow Play (Play to Learn Preschool)

We had the most wonderful, accidental learning experience at preschool recently. What started as a few flashlights in the block center quickly turned into a complex, exciting and robust study of light

For the Love of Kindergarten: Shadow poem

This Week In pictures and Links 2-6/2-10

Wow! What a week I have been having! So busy at school and at home, plus a computer virus and now I think I have a cold virus! Anyway, I ...