Category Archives: Playgroup

Tissue Paper Flowers

We love the idea of continuing our Earth Day activities into this weeks playgroup.  Making these tissue paper flowers was so much fun for the kiddos.  You can find detailed instructions for them here. We also treated our kids to … Continue reading

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Playgroup: From Head to Toe

We read the book From Head to Toe by Eric Carle Afterward we created an Easter craft we found on the All Kids Network:   What you’ll need: Peek-a-boo Chick Template Yellow, orange, and white craft foam 2 googly eyes … Continue reading

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Playgroup: The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear

Playgroup this week focused on the book The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear by one of our favorite authors, Don and Audrey Wood.  It is about a Little Mouse who worries that the big, hungry … Continue reading

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Playgroup: Ten Seeds

This week in Playgroup we read the book Ten Seeds by Ruth Brown.  A beautifully illustrated book about the life cycle of plants and how animals and ourselves interact with them.   We then did some planting of our own. … Continue reading

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Playgroup: Painting with Peppers

This week in playgroup we read the book Winter Rabbit, Spring Rabbit about what animals do in the winter. Then we tried our hand at our own art as we created a painting with peppers: The kids are always so proud … Continue reading

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What Makes a Rainbow?

Playgroup today was all about rainbows.  We read the book What Makes a Rainbow? by Betty Ann Schwartz, Dona Turner (Illustrator) A rainbow of ribbons magically appear when you open the pages of this innovative book! Toddlers will love listening to the charming story … Continue reading

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Playgroup: Pots and Pans

                This week in Playgroup we read the book pots and pans to our little kiddos.  It is a “playful poem which celebrates the thrill of making noise.” ~Goodreads Then we let them … Continue reading

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