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Pool Noodle Play and Giant Bubbles – PreK and Kindergarten Linkup

Preschool and Kindergartrten Community weekly linkup

Ready for another week of linking up and sharing ideas? I am so glad that you are stopping by today (really, I am!) and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas from last week’s linkup.

Happy Fall Banner

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As you collect leaves and other fun nature items on walks in the upcoming weeks, be sure to keep this fall banner from Your Vibrant Family in mind. Such a fun way to display your kids’ creative art and collections! 

Rainbow Fish Letter Recognition

Rainbow Fish Letter Recognition

If you’re reading the book Rainbow Fish with your kids, be sure to check out this letter recognition activity from Teacher Mom Plus 3 to go along with the book. 

Tactile Letter Cards

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These tactile letter cards are a great way to learn letters with a multisensory approach. Children learn so much through touch, and there are so many different mediums you can use with these cards – it’s a free printable!!

Pool Noodle Play Ideas

Pool-NoodlesNow that summer is (almost) over, you likely have those Dollar Store pool noodles hanging around. If you are looking for learning ideas to use them, rather than save them over the winter, check out 20 Ways to Play & Learn with Pool Noodles from Homeschool Preschool. 

Giant Bubbles

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Last call for some summer fun! Get the kids in motion in the yard and whip up a batch of these giant bubbles from Disguised as a Supermom (be sure to give yourself a little extra time since they need to ‘rest’ before using). 

That’s it for this week!! Thanks so much for checking in with us and sharing below.

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!
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Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool CreationsShare what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.



Paint Stick Word Ladders – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

Preschool and Kindergartrten Community weekly linkup

Ready for another week of linking up and sharing ideas? I am so glad that you are stopping by today (really, I am!) and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas from last week’s linkup.

Hands on Alphabet

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If you are looking for a way to give your little learner a tactile adventure with the alphabet, check out these hands-on the alphabet ideas from 1+1+1=1. 

Paint Stick Word Ladder

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Clothespins and paint sticks – it really can’t get any easier than that for teaching word families. Visit School Time Snippets to take a peek at this beginning reading tip. 

Tactile Letter Cards

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These tactile letter cards are a great way to learn letters with a multisensory approach. Children learn so much through touch, and there are so many different mediums you can use with these cards – it’s a free printable!!

Painting with Tanagrams

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Adding paint to any activity can make it fun, no? Use some of those manipulatives you have around the house and give them new life with this painting activity. Practical Mom shares how her family pulled out their tanagrams and made some fun negative image projects together. 

That’s it for this week!! Thanks so much for checking in with us and sharing below.

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!
Homeschool Preschool

 

Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool CreationsShare what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.



Summer Olympic Fun – Preschool and Kindergarten Community Linkup

Preschool and Kindergartrten Community weekly linkup

Ready for another week of linking up and sharing ideas? I am so glad that you are stopping by today (really, I am!) and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas from last week’s linkup.

Olympic Montessori Math Ideas

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I LOVE the collection of Montessori Olympic inspired math ideas that Prek + K Sharing has to go along with the Olympics ~ practice some fine motor skills, tally marks and more!

Olympic Ring Toss

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In addition to the Olympic Ring Toss from I Can Teach My Child fun idea, she also has an Olympic freebie download to her blog subscribers.

Summer Olympics Family Fun Pack

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What’s in the Bible? has a Summer Olympics Family Fun Pack that is FREE to download {and cute}. 

Olympic Torch Cupcakes

If you have Olympic style ambition, you need to add these Olympic Torch Cupcakes from Hoosier Homemade to your ‘must make’ list. They have to be the cutest things I’ve seen and I know the kids would love them!!

Summer Olympics Pack

Summer Olympics Printables

Cassie at 3 Dinosaurs has put together a Summer Olympics Pack too that you can download and use with your kids.

Olympic Ring Art

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This colorful craft from Happy Hooligans is super simple and easy to pull together with little preparation. Check out Happy Hooligans for the Olympic Ring Art project.

Chalk Pastel Olympic Rings

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Chalk pastels are one of our favorite art mediums, and Tricia from Hodge Podge shares Olympic Rings Chalk Pastels for all ages. You can find a free Olympic Ring Tutorial here.

Olympic Montessori Ideas

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Every Star is Different shares a variety of Montessori activities that you can work on with your kids.

Lego Ring Sorting

Lego Ring Sorting

This Lego Ring Sorting activity from Toddler Approved is a great way to add in some color work while learning about the Olympics.

Salt Dough Olympic Medals

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If you run a few Olympic trials at your home, be sure to make some of these Salt Dough Olympic Medals from The Imagination Tree. Your kids will love them!

Mini Summer Olympics Track

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Create a miniature summer Olympics track scene using Lego minifigures – love this idea from Alpha Mom! 

Olympic Torch Snack

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This edible Olympic torch snack from Sun Hats & Wellie Boots looks absolutely delicious! 

Olympic Pinterest Board 

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If none of these activities work for you, be sure to follow my Olympic Theme Pinterest Board where there are LOTS of additional ideas to keep you busy with your kids!

 

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

 

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!

 

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Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Share what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.



Salt Castles and Teddy Bear Picnics – PreK and Kindergarten Community Weekly Linkup

Preschool and Kindergarten Community weekly linkup

 

First off – I apologize to those of you who link up weekly – and came to a closed linky last week! I grabbed the wrong coding and didn’t catch it until late in the week. Forgive me? 

The linky for this week should be all set to go and appreciate you are stopping by today (really, I am!) and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas from last week’s linkup.

Teddy Bear Picnic

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You all – I absolutely love seeing the fun that Deb from Living Montessori Now has with her granddaughter. The recent teddy bear picnic she shared is adorable and such a fun way to enjoy the outside – and learn manners at the same time! 

 

Learn the Alphabet with Playdough

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Playdough is an excellent way to get children physically involved in learning. It’s fun and squishy, and the tactile element provides a different learning connection. Homeschool Preschool shares 3 ways to learn the alphabet with playdough and you’ll only need a few simple items. 

ABC Bracelets

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Your preschooler will LOVE these alphabet bracelets. Learn and talk about the “letter of the day” and wear it all day. 

 

Salt Castles

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Salt is an inexpensive craft supply and you can have so much fun with it! The Practical Mom shares how her family made colorful salt castles using pipettes (a great fine motor activity as well). 

That’s it for this week!! Thanks so much for checking in with us and sharing below.

 

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!
Homeschool Preschool

 

Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool CreationsShare what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.



Tactile Letter Cards and Splatter Paint Shirts – Preschool and Kindergarten Linkup

Preschool and Kindergartrten Community weekly linkup

Ready for another week of linking up and sharing ideas? I am so glad that you are stopping by today (really, I am!) and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas from last week’s linkup.

Under the Sea Party Ideas

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If your family is as crazy about a certain fish named Dory, you may want to take a peek at the Under the Sea party ideas from Crystal and Co. She has some super cute ideas and snacks to celebrate a fun movie date. 

Who Lives in a Pond

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Have fun exploring science topics with your preschooler and spend some time learning about ponds. Teacher Mom Plus 3 shares a pond matching activity to work on vocabulary words and matching. 

Tactile Letter Cards

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These tactile letter cards are a great way to learn letters with a multisensory approach. Children learn so much through touch, and there are so many different mediums you can use with these cards – it’s a free printable!!

Splatter Paint Shirts

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Create a little summer fun with these splatter paint shirts. I love the lettering that Naptime Creations added to the front of it as well. Our kids love any and all tshirts – especially if they created them! 

That’s it for this week!! Thanks so much for checking in with us and sharing below.

 

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!
Homeschool Preschool

 

Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool CreationsShare what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.



Pool Noodle Caterpillars and Glow in the Dark Activities – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

Preschool and Kindergarten Community weekly linkup

Ready for another week of linking up and sharing ideas? I am so glad that you are stopping by today (really, I am!) and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas from last week’s linkup.

Cotton Swab Mazes

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Our home is full of cotton swabs, and this idea to use them in making cotton swab mazes from Practical Mom is so much fun! No more messy tape lines on your floor or carpet and they can be re-used for future mazes. 

Pool Noodle Caterpillar

Pool-Noodle-FunIf your pool noodles look anything like ours after a few months, there are chunks missing or splits in them. Rather than throwing them out, follow this pool noodle caterpillar tutorial from Growing Up Gabel and make some summer crafts. 

ABC Letter Mazes

Letter Mazes letters K to O and coloring pages from Homeschool Creations

This free K to O alphabet maze and coloring pack includes letter mazes for the letters K through O and additional coloring space for words that begin with the corresponding letter sound.

 

Glow in the Dark Activities

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With the summer weather and late nights in full swing, have some glow in the dark fun with these ideas from Crystal and Co. Our kids never get tired of things that glow in the dark, including fireflies!

That’s it for this week!! Thanks so much for checking in with us and sharing below.

 

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!
Homeschool Preschool

 

Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool CreationsShare what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.