If you are a coffee drinker you might use lots of little k-cups. Instead of throwing the cups out after brewing your coffee, you can make little k-cup pilgrim hats with them. The hats are not only cute, but can be used for a variety of learning activities with your kids.
Thanksgiving is always a great time to talk about gratitude with children. Here is a little Thanksgiving emergent reader for you. The reader will be a great addition to your Thanksgiving themed activities and a discussion of gratitude during the month of November. But don’t think that the books can only be used in November….They can also be used any time of year.
All the preschool teachers that I know are masters of collecting and re-using stuff. Are you guilty of saving every toilet paper roll, paper towel roll, plastic container, bubble wrap sheet, and bottle cap that you see? You can use some of that “stuff” to create name puzzles and name activities for your home or classroom.