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Nutrition Preschool Theme

Infused Water Bar for Kids

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes In the summer, we play in water daily so I’m always looking for new ways to play with water. We’ve…

Hamburger Art

How fun are our Hamburger Art collages? Making hamburger collages is an awesome way to spend a summer afternoon. Talking about food and kitchens is…

Egg Boat Snacks

Generally, I don’t like to spend too much time styling food as there just isn’t time. But I think eating should be fun and I…

Dragons Love Tacos Free Printables

Use these Dragons Love Tacos Free Printables book extension activities to build on previous knowledge, develop vocabulary and math skills along with reading the book…

Dragons Love Tacos Lunch

Lunch and a story – Dragons Love Tacos! Kids love tacos too! Each child made decisions about what they wanted in their taco, determined how…

Chocolate Grows in the Rainforest

One of the most interesting things we learned about the rainforest is that is where chocolate grows! It’s also been our tastiest lesson from Explore…

Exploring Grains Preschool Activities

This month we’re starting our Health and Fitness theme with Mother Goose Time. I can see already that there’s a bunch of fun activities planned.…

Kids Recipes: Frozen Yogurt Pops

We’ve been learning about Me & My Family this month, and of course, pets are included. Our cats and dogs are definitely a part of our…

E is for Elephant Leaf Salad Wrap

What do elephants eat? Leaves! Learning about elephants is so fun when it’s real – like eating leaves like elephants! For lunch, we used the…

Eat the Moon Space Snack

We’re just starting our Blast Off to Space preschool theme. Today was learned about the moon and made an “Eat the Moon Space Snack”. Eat…

Homemade & Healthy Child Care Lunches

Homemade and healthy child care lunches? Yes, it’s possible and even though we hear awful things in the news about school lunches and child care…

B is for Burger

Nothing says summer like grilling! So our “B is for Burger” day featured grilling dramatic play:   Cooling racks for grills from Dollar Tree Melissa…

Colorful Veggie Prints

Vegetables are colorful so this makes them interesting. That’s the angle I was going for with this activity. We used fruit and veggie dough cutters…

Make a Colorful Vegetable Collage

How can we teach about vegetables and nutrition to children? Just like everything else – through hands-on fun! Hopefully, we can involve some tasting of…

Leaves & Making Salads

Next up in our garden theme – leaves. So we did some {lettuce} leaf tearing. The boys were very excited about this! They needed some…

Pepper Tasting in Preschool

Not only does vegetable taste testing fit right along with our Growing Gardens theme, but it also fits right in with supporting children’s wellness. I…