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Winter Projects & Activities

B is for Bear Den

Experience Early Learning’s Winter in the Woods Preschool theme includes learning about animals in the woods. We learned about bears and B is for Bear…

Pokey Like a Hedgehog

This month is all about Winter in the Woods with Experience Early Learning (formerly Mother Goose Time) preschool curriculum. The first week’s lessons are all…

Hear the Owl?

Hear the owl? One of the most fascinating sights and sounds of winter is the snowy owl. Owls are nocturnal, they hunt for their food…

Winter Ice

One of our awesome days of Mother Goose Time lessons focusing on Sights and Sounds of winter was all about winter ice. Other topics we’ve covered…

Animal Tracks in the Snow

We’ve had an amazing week learning about Sights and Sounds with Mother Goose Time! One of our topics this week was Animal Tracks in the…

The Sound of Drums

This December our preschool theme is Sights and Sounds from Mother Goose Time. We’re starting with Wonder About Orchestra in Lessons 1-5 which is about…

Dress Frosty the Felt Snowman

One thing I never really realized until I was an adult and child care provider, attempting to make snowmen with my group was that it…

Winter Wonderland Snowflakes

Such a great start to December with Winter Wonderland Snowflakes! We haven’t seen any real snowflakes yet so the anticipation is exciting. Winter Wonderland Snowflakes Here’s…

What’s in the Box? Winter Wonderland

Doesn’t it seem like November has just flown by? I can’t believe we’re headed towards Thanksgiving and the December holidays. My December Mother Goose Time…

Frozen Fruit & Ice Wreath

Create a gorgeous frozen fruit & ice wreath. It can be used multiple ways. Consider using it to keep a fruit punch or sangria bowl cold.…

Winter in the Woods Dioramas

We’re so enjoying our Winter in the woods theme this month! I’m always trying to find ways to really make the theme we’re working with…

Winter in Woods: Mittens

Week 2 of Winter in the Woods is all about Winter Gear: Mittens, snowshoes, sled, coat, hat & scarf. It’s going to be a fun…

Thread Wrapped Pinecones & More

I love December’s theme, Winter in the Woods. It fits in so well with our winter in Wisconsin. It’s not really holiday themed, but it…

Snowy Mitten Art

It’s time to celebrate winter! We’ve had our first snowfall and we’re playing outside in the snow every day. I can’t help but sing this…

Let it Snow Ornaments

Here in Wisconsin, we’re waiting for some snow before the holidays. Our first snow arrived last weekend but it’s nearly melted already. This weekend we’re…

More Sights & Sounds of Winter

We finished December with more Sights & Sounds of Winter with Mother Goose Time. It’s always such a busy time of year with extra crafts…

Recycled Can Lid Snowman Ornament

Sometimes while I’m working, I have an idea. I was washing out tomato paste cans and thought, “What could I use these for?” Any early…

Winter Wonderland Paintings

This post contains an affiliate link to Discount School Supply. Our beautiful Winter Wonderland paintings are just simple paintings at the easel, but the experience…

Winter Snow Bin Sensory Play

Here in Wisconsin, it’s -2F with the windchill at noon today. There’s a wind chill advisory for tonight and it’s expected to be -18 to…

Art Outdoors: Snow Paint Markers

Take Art Outdoors with Snow Paint Markers! How fun are these snow paint markers?! It’s fun to create art outside and fresh snow is a…

Hedgehogs

Today we learned about hedgehogs.  We learned: Hedgehogs hibernate. They curl into a ball to protect themselves. They eat mice, worms and bugs. They make…