Pretend Play Activities

Farmer’s markets are exciting places, and neighborhoods are lucky to have them! Farmer’s markets are places where people come together to sell their produce, cheese, meat, eggs, bread, snacks, and other goods. Farmer’s markets are a great place to celebrate community, as you might often see the same people each week, while the produce changes […]

As part of our unit “Construction – Houses” we could think of a better activity to provide us with understanding of shelter than to make one ourselves! There are a couple of different options for this activity. One uses trees as the posts to set up your simple tent, while the other uses the side […]

The Very Busy Spider is a book about a spider who works diligently to build a beautiful spider web. Many animals come to distract her from her work, but she stays focused and finishes the job. At the end, she has a beautiful spider web that also helps her to catch her food! Let’s make […]

This activity is inspired by the class kid’s snack, also called “Ants on a Log”. That snack is typically made with celery sticks, peanut butter, and raisins, and would make a tasty accompaniment to your next outdoor play picnic! Set up Time: 5 minutes Directions Materials Learning Through Play Cognitive: Connections – Children are best […]