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Nutrition and Food Theme

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, this is a good time to plan a nutrition and food theme. Food and Nutrition Songs and Fingerplays Are You Eating (Tune: Are You Sleeping) Are you eating, are you eating Healthy foods, healthy … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree! Theme and Activities

The Christmas tree is a well known symbol of the holiday. Learn more about the wonderful tradition and find great ways to celebrate. Christmas Tree Facts Learn More About the Christmas Tree: 2-3 seedlings are planted for every harvested Christmas … Continue reading

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Frogs Theme and Activities

Frogs Theme and Activities Here are some basic theme ideas for helping preschool aged children learn about frogs. Frog Songs and Fingerplays I’m A Little Frog I’m a little frog Just a pollywog I live in the brook Underneath the … Continue reading

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Super Bowl and Football Theme

Super Bowl/Football Theme Though the Super Bowl is typically on a Sunday, you can use the week leading up to the Super Bowl to have a football theme. On the Friday before the Super Bowl, ask children to wear the … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Color Purple Theme and Activities

Many report purple is their favorite color. Here are some preschool activities and crafts to celebrate this royal hue. Sing About Purple P-u-r-p-l-e (Tune: I’ve Been Working on the Railroad) P-u-r-p-l-e Purple, purple, P-u-r-p-l-e Purple’s what that spells. Purple grapes … Continue reading

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Art Recipes: Make your own supplies!

Here is a fun way to save money and be frugal. Make your own art supplies. These art recipes are fun and easy! Dough Recipes Cold Playdough 1 cup salt 1 cup flour 1/2 cup water *Mix all ingredients together … Continue reading

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Arbor Day Activities

Arbor Day Activities National Arbor Day is April 24, 2015-Visit the Arbor Day Foundation Website ¬† Tree Songs and Fingerplays The Apple Tree Way up high in the apple tree (raise arms over head) Two little apples smiled at me … Continue reading

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New Resource Booklets!

New Resource Booklets! New Staff Orientation Kit Child Care Lounge is pleased to offer a New Staff Orientation Kit for directors…designed to meet many of the state requirements for orientation of new employees. Be sure to check with your state … Continue reading

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Ocean and Beach Theme and Activities

Ocean and Beach Theme and Activities¬† Ocean and Beach Songs Take Me Out to the Ocean tune: Take me out to the Ballgame Take me out to the ocean,Take me out to the sea, There goes a starfish and sand … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Turkey Theme and Activities

It is a great time of year to be thankful for the children you care for. Celebrate the Thanksgiving season with children by trying out these activities. Thanksgiving and Turkey Songs and Fingerplays I Eat Turkey (Tune: Frere Jacques) I … Continue reading

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