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4 Creative expression activities

4 Creative expression activities for pre-schoolers Being able to communicate social-emotional learning visually or through movement, sound and words is not only an essential developmental skill, but it can also be a lot of fun for preschoolers. Always include designated creative spaces in your classroom that invite children to engage their imagination, encourage their curiosity…

5 Valentine’s Day activities

Knysna Playschool Valentine Crafts

5 Valentine’s Day activities for preschoolers This Valentine’s Day, get your preschoolers excited for arts, crafts and games with these fun Valentine’s Day ideas! 1. Handmade Valentine’s Day Cards Valentine’s cards for loved ones might seem simple enough, but craft supplies make Valentine’s Day art more exciting. Preschoolers can glue small pieces of red, white,…

8 Creative activities for preschoolers

8 Creative activities for preschoolers Sometimes, it can seem as though a preschooler’s imagination is boundless. By making use of the following list of activities, parents and teachers can help build a child’s creativity skills and encourage more creative thinking in preschoolers. Children at the preschool age love to play pretend, fantasise, experiment and explore…

The importance of outdoor play

The importance of outdoor play Outdoor activities offer unique teaching opportunities for children to learn while having fun. Playing outdoors is the best place for your preschooler to practice and master emerging physical skills. The outdoors can help children freely and fully experience motor skills such as running, jumping and leaping. Set up an obstacle…