Friday, January 30, 2015

5 Ideas for Learning about the body!

I think last week's Creative Preschool Collaborator's theme of learning about the body was probably my favorite theme yet.  Each of us came up with really different and really creative ways to teach young children about the human body!  Here's a recap of all 5 bloggers' awesome ideas!

5 Ideas for learning about the body!

preschool science activities- 5 ideas for learning about the body

Let's learn about the body!

roll to draw body game

Rachel from I Heart Crafty Things came up with this really fun Roll To Draw a Body Game.  I love how she combined art and science! You could also join in the fun by printing out a copy for yourself and racing the kids!

Preschool STEM Activities with Preschool Songs

Jamie from Handmade Kids Art taught her kids about the body by making a "Heads shoulders knees and toes" music video with them.  Doesn't that sound fun?  Definitely check out her post for technology tips and a super cute music video!

Let's learn about our hair!

preschool activities:  hair and why it's there

Katie from A Little Pinch of Perfect shared 3 super fun ideas for teaching preschoolers about hair.  I won't give away all of the great ideas, but let's just say one involves RAINBOWS!  Oh yeah!

Let's learn about the skeleton!

Skeleton and X-ray Crafts for Kids + a Game & Puzzle Suggestion

Amanda from Artsy Momma came up with 5 awesome skeleton and x-ray crafts!  Whoa!  Her post is chock full of ideas. I'll bet you could make them all with materials that you already have at home.  

Let's learn about the brain!

5 easy preschool activities to teach kids about the brain

And lastly, Chuck and I had fun learning about our brains with these 5 low-prep brain activities.  Like Amanda's activities, you probably have all the needed materials at home!

Let's keep in Contact!

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Happy learning, friends!