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This week at school the letter of the week was ''Q.'' Now of course, we could honor the letter Q with a homemade quiche or by sampling a succulent quince; however, the occupational therapist I often co-treat with had an exciting idea that involved actually making the letter Q. She suggested we prepare no-cook edible dough that the children could ...
Yes, I know Easter is over. However, this past week was ''E'' week at our school, and the activities were too egg-citing not to share! Eggs were the curriculum focus, set by our classroom teachers, and it certainly was a creative hit. (Make sure you hard-boil the eggs prior to these activities.)
> For our first activity, we dyed the eggs. ...
Happy spring! This week is ''R'' week at our school, and one of the themes the children are learning about is the rainforest. Tropical Ice Cream is a fabulously delicious recipe that the occupational therapist at our school created. The dish turned out to be a fun, educational and wonderful sensory experience for even our pickiest of ...
to ''B'' week at our school, where the focus has been on beans, beads, bears and
the color brown!
our speech and language group lesson this week, we made our own very round and
very delicious ''Brown Bear'' face. I developed the idea after I Googled ''bear
recipes for kids'' and a polar
bear recipe came up! It requires a rice ...
Who doesn't love a really good chocolate chip cookie? Or
maybe you prefer oatmeal cookies with rainbow sprinkles? What about shortbread,
snickerdoodles or sugar cookies?
Whatever your preference, you can make all of these and many
more with just the click of a button and 99 cents! The only problem is...they are
NOT edible! No, these ...
Schools are closed this week and little ones are home for
the holidays! Today's post includes some new ideas to keep them occupied as
well as some flashbacks to posts from the past!
If you're staying in for New Years Eve this year with your
little ones, why not plan out a fun, kid-friendly dinner that they can both
help you make and ...
At the preschool where I work, we teach about the
three holidays of Hanukkah, Kwanza and Christmas during the month of December.
As you may or may not know, each holiday has various foods that are an
important part of the core celebration, just as turkey is a key part of any
traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Last December I shared two ...
Today I have two fun activities that can be easily
incorporated into your Thanksgiving curriculum sessions!
OUR THANKSGIVING TABLE
First is a language-based lesson that talks all about
''What We Eat On Thanksgiving Day!'' Using boardmaker pictures, I put together a
sentence strip that reads, ''I EAT ____ ON
THANKSGIVING DAY,'' and ...
Here is a timeless fall treat that is both half healthy
(made with apples!) and is easy to make in a classroom therapy setting! Enjoy!
1 14 oz bag of caramels
1 tablespoon of water
Spray butter for greasing
Foods for dipping (e.g., crushed Oreos, crushed M&M's,
You will ...
Before writing today's recipe post, I decided to take a
quick glance back at my November blog entries from the past three years. In
doing so I realized that I have not written many recipes for turkey time!
This year at our preschool, we are preparing a pint-sized
turkey day feast right before our Thanksgiving holiday break. We have ...