Month: July 2015

Farewell gift for teachers and other important people

I’m devastated! My classroom colleague and good friend is resigning and leaving next week to emigrate to Scotland and start a new life there, and I’ll miss her too much. We have been such a great team in class – you know that kind of “I look at you and you know exactly what I […]

How to make summer jello ice star treats

It’s summer! Don’t get me wrong, I love summer …but unfortunately our air condition stopped working last night and with 40°C outside our apartment is warming up *phew*. Time for a cold treat! I’ve experimented a little with jello and my new pink silicon ice cube mold today morning and the result is a batch […]

Fireworks in a Jar or Glass – Easy Holiday Activity for Preschoolers

Although we are not celebrating the 4th of July here, we had the chance to observe a beautiful firework today. Here. In our living room. Without any noise – even the cats stayed around and didn’t hide under the bed ;). A few simple ingredients and tadaaa – we had our very own fireworks in […]

Super soft purplicious play dough – Time for purple!

I love play dough! I guess I can call it my best classroom friend, because it is so versatile. I use it to practice letters, numbers, construction skills, to improve fine-motor skills and even to calm my kids down. It helps to re-focus, settle, calm …and boost creativity! My boys and girls in my preschool […]