So Teddy let’s have some fun…….. Looks like the beachball is bigger than Teddy 🙂 A fantastic way to show the concepts of big small /light and heavy- Fun and very effective. You can have great fun with your child/children – let them feel the difference in the weights. You will need – Beachball, Basketball, … Read more Science fun – Is the beachball heavy?
Daffodils are lovely and grow in lots of different places. Your children can have fun spotting them when they are out. You might like to do this experiment with them. This experiment is like magic. Create great fun experience for you and your children. Watch your child’s excitement grow as they see the flower … Read more Daffodil Experiment – Create some magic with your little ones –
Let’s have fun finding out why Butterfly eggs are sticky… Chat to your child and explain how…. The butterfly lays the eggs on the leaf close to the light. This is because the caterpillar likes to eat the sweetest leaves near the light. Another reason the butterfly is so clever is, the little eggs are … Read more Butterfly eggs – Why are they sticky?
What do you think it feels like? SORTING – ROUGH AND SMOOTH 3 tables Have a collection of rough and smooth items on the middle table. For example – book, crayon, basket, sandpaper letter, piece of sandpaper, fabric- cotton, wool, linen, velvet, flax, stones, Ribbon, plastic peg, ruler, sheet paper, … Read more Does this feel – Rough or smooth?
Let’s do an Experiment You will need an ice cube tray filled with coloured water –for example red Freeze the cubes. A glass ¾ s full of clear water. Today we are going to turn liquid water into solid. First we have to pour some water into this jug. Now using the eyedropper put some … Read more Science fun with ice
‘C ‘has the sound of C for Christmas Listen to the sound on the audio of the Christmas Alphabet parade VERY SIMPLE BUT VERY EFFECTIVE Candle experiment You will need 2 small candles A clear jar Prove the candle needs air to stay lit. Light the candles then place the jar over one of … Read more Christmas advent fun -Todays letter is c for candle
More Christmas advent fun Listen to the Christmas Alphabet parade The children will hear the name of the letter and the corresponding sound C for conversation Take the opportunity to have a chat with your little ones about the importance of never touching the candles. At this time of year we all know they … Read more More Christmas Advent Fun – C for conversation
A simple roll of tin foil can provide great fun with an educational twist… Is the foil rough or smooth? This is a very visual and tactile experience. Great fun for your little ones to experiment with. Give the children some tinfoil and show them how when it is laid out Flat it feels lovely … Read more Fun with foil
This is a little story from “Mimi’s preschool” collection of stories I wrote based on my own experiences. (there are little tips incorporated). One morning at welcome time….. Mimi was talking about the weather. “Look out of the window what can you see? Is it sunny today? You tell me…” “I see a rainbow shouted Susie”. … Read more Learn about Colours – I can see a rainbow
Oil and Water – Have fun with the children, show them how….oil and water do not mix. you will need A Tall Glass small jug of water – some oil and teaspoon long handled spoon to mix a little diluted food colouring in small container medicine dropper Invite child to pour some water … Read more Science fun – Oil & Water do not mix