- Filed under: Ears for hearing, Senses and Body Parts, Teaching Ideas Listening Ears: Big Ears for the Little Kids by Cheryl Villareal on Aug 20th, 2012
Learning about the five senses can be A LOT of fun! There are just SO MANY activities that can be done!
On our lesson about the ears, we decided to create our own pair of LISTENING EARS! So instead of just pretending to “put on” their listening ears during story time, we actually got to try it for real! Once the kids get use to the idea, it becomes a fun way to recall our classroom rules!
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- Filed under: Ears for hearing, Featured, Hygiene, Senses and Body Parts, Teaching Ideas Fun Ear Cleaning Activity with Flour by Cheryl Villareal on Jan 12th, 2012
Ok, before you feel confused or wonder what I’m doing with flour and ears… it’s an art activity we did in class. We were trying to come up with a way to teach kids about personal hygiene and ear cleaning and this is what we came up with. It was really fun and the kids were really grossed out thinking that the colored flour was real ear wax!
We did the activity not to teach the kids how to clean their ears but to let the kids know WH... Read More » Tags Share Comments (1 )
- Filed under: Arts and Crafts, Ears for hearing, Featured, Music and Movement, Senses and Body Parts, Teaching Ideas Make Your Own Guitar in Preschool by Cheryl Villareal on Jul 30th, 2011
Most kids love making any kind of sound or music using whatever materials possible. I remember loving to make a whole lot of ruckus myself when I was younger. It's cute and funny how every random thing around them can be made into anything they want with just a little imagination. But of course, it doesn't hurt to also make our own instruments using recycled materials!
We thought of making guitars because of our students' fascination over it. ... Read More » Tags Share Comments (0 )