Spring Preschool Activities for the Felt Board

With spring around the corner, it is time for preschool teachers and early childhood educators to bring out the spring theme activities for circle time as well as the overall preschool curriculum. This article will focus on spring felt board activities, in particular those that foster skill development in learning ...

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Spring Activities for Preschool Children

Spring is here! Although the calendar marks March 21st as the first day of spring, already the birds are nesting, the grass is greening, and everywhere people seem to be walking with a bit of spring in their step. Here are ten activities to help you share the joy of ...

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Spring in a wrap: All vegetable wraps and lettuce rolls

Asparagus, zucchini, avocado, lettuce all make great wraps. Here’s a list of what you can use. Have your guests assemble their own wraps. All you do is provide the ingredients. There’s little in the way of actual preparation. The Wraps Any kind of soft medium to large wraps will do ...

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Sesame Noodles with Asparagus and Mushrooms

Pasta is always a popular meal, from hearty spaghetti and meatballs to simple oil and garlic preparations. Adding sesame oil, toasted sesame seeds and stir-fried vegetables gives basic spaghetti an Asian twist that pairs well with grilled meats or shrimp. The recipe is suitable for vegetarians and vegans as well, ...

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Spring Poems and Quotes

It’s “mud-luscious” and “puddle-wonderful,” according to E.E. Cummings. It’s the season of tulips, Easter eggs and butterflies. It’s waking up in the morning and hearing birds chirping. It’s going outside without your coat and feeling the air on your skin. Spring is the season between winter and summer, which occurs ...

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Ostara Celebration and Feast: Welcome Spring!

One of the most important spring festivals among Pagans was dedicated to the goddess Ostara, whose name symbolizes the east, dawn and morning light. Day and night are equal and light is beginning to overcome darkness. The Sabbat’s symbols are eggs, rabbits, butterflies and equilateral crosses; the colors, pastels. Herbs ...

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Marshmallow Peeps: History of the Sweet, Easter Treats

What is a Marshmallow Peep? If you’ve ever experienced the first sugary, delicious bite into a yellow chick or pink bunny at Easter, you know the irresistible puffy sweetness that is a Marshmallow Peep. Did you know as many as 4.2 million Peeps are made in the USA every day? ...

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