Rainbow Button Collage Canvas Art

Rainbow Button Mosaic Collage by Preschool Inspirations-4

  This rainbow button collage is my absolute favorite art and craft project ever! My entire class made it together over a few days, and they did a fabulous job. This one is extra special since every child was so excited to participate. After we made it, they stared at it daily for weeks. It […]

DIY Pattern Block Game

DIY Pattern Block Games by Preschool Inspirations-3

I love finding and making fun ways to teach children that are also stress free. This pattern block  learning activity came to me while I was reading one of my new favorite idea books ever. This book…oh my! The moment I started going through it, my brain entered creativity heaven. Plus it has the coolest […]

Preschool Readiness

Preschool Readiness by Preschool Inspirations-3

Are you and your child getting ready for preschool? This is such an exciting time for many families. Preschool can be one of the memorable aspects of a child’s younger years, and it also helps set the stage for kindergarten and even for life! This should be a time of growth and development and a […]

Water Bead Sorting

Water Bead Sorting ~ Preschool Inspirations-3

I am always trying out new sensory play ideas,  and anything with water beads is a win here! I love their texture, their translucent color, and how fun they are to try and keep from slipping out of your hands. If you’ve never tried them out, they are so fun. When you’re done, you can […]

Three Essential Potty Training Tips

Three Essential Potty Training Tips by Preschool Inspirations

Are you in the midst of potty training or perhaps about to start? I’ve put together what I consider to be three of the most important and essential potty training tips. It won’t even require stepping near the bathroom. Oftentimes, we rush to the toilet, to the candy jar, or to underwear. The truth though […]

Easy Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano Eruption for Kids

Super Easy Volcano Eruption for Kids

Do you need an easy peasy baking soda and vinegar volcano recipe? This one takes about three minutes to prep (and the kids get to help). It uses six common ingredients,  and there is no mess to clean up afterward! If simple and no cleaning is music to your ears, you’re in the right place. […]

The Children Who Changed Me Forever

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There has not been a single week that has gone by that I have not thought of them, the children who taught me more than I could ever say. It’s been 11 years now, and the children I met in India have remained in my heart and my head. Since the day I stepped off […]

Alphabet Discovery Bottle

Alphabet Discovery Bottle by Preschool Inspirations-5

I am seriously addicted to the mesmerizing sensory bottles. At one point, I had a calm down jar that I “tested out” for an entire week before I gave it to my class, so I am always thrilled for the next irresistible find. The discovery bottle that I am showing to you today is one […]

Magnetic Discovery Bottles

Magnetic Discovery Bottles ~ Preschool Inspirations-13

I love it when I find a new sensory bottle to tantalize my preschoolers. My two newest discovery bottles are magnetic, and my class is over the moon for them! They are a cinch to make, and they are absolutely entertaining for older kids and safe for toddlers as well. I’ve made magnetic sensory bottles […]