Tag Archives: Playgroup

Playgroup: Wind

Ever lose your hat in a strong wind? Ever feel the wind pushing you from side to side? Know why you can feel the wind, but never see it? You will! Renowned science author Vicki Cobb makes scientific principles easy … Continue reading

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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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Finger Print Garden

                  This week in playgroup we are talking about flowers.  We read one of my favorite children’s books, Miss Rumphius.  It was a little beyond our age group, but the kids enjoyed … Continue reading

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