Crafts, Recipes

Easy Homemade Playdough Recipe

I learned to make Homemade Playdough years ago when I was in college, and it has been my go-to dough in the classroom and at home ever since.  I will readily admit that I am a playdough snob when it comes to what I want in my preschool classroom. I have yet to find a store bought playdough that will…

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Recipes

Cooking With Kids: Mini Pumpkin Pie Recipe

I love to cook in my preschool classroom and during the holidays is the perfect time to pull out my Mini Pumpkin Pie recipe and get baking with my little learners.  I use a super simple recipe and invite the children to work together to measure, pour, stir and mix to create Mini Pumpkin Pies as a team.  They use their…

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Easy Ornament Craft

Doing holiday crafts with young children does not have to be complicated, as evidenced by this Easy Ornament Craft.   Easy Ornament Craft This craft is not just easy to put together, but the process is pretty straight forward.  The children put beads on a pipe cleaner and then shapes the pipe cleaner into the design they wish it to be. …

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Welcome to The Little Things Preschool Blog!

Welcome to The Little Things Preschool blog!  My students call me Ms. Katie and you can too!  I am a certified Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education teacher, with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and a Master’s of Education from the University of Cincinnati with a focus on Language Development.   I have worn many hats as a teacher.  I…

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