Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The Bookshelf

Summer time reading for you and your child---

Friday, June 21, 2019

Get Up Out of Bed

It's the first day of summer and there is a lot to do.  Plan some fun this summer with your child today!

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Animal Arts & Crafts 2019


Have you been to the zoo with your child?  Have you planned a trip to the zoo? Well, you and your child can create a zoo at home. Grab some scissors, glue, construction paper and you and your child can make a lots of animals.

http://metamoracommunityprek.blogspot.com/2012/06/animal-arts-and-crafts.html

If you need more ideas search 'easy paper plate zoo animals' for millions of ideas.

Does your child like to draw?  Ed Emberly makes drawing easy for preschoolers using basic shapes, letters and numbers.


http://metamoracommunityprek.blogspot.com/2012/06/wild-things.html

http://edemberleydrawingpages.blogspot.com/

YouTube is another great resource for your child.  If your child likes to draw animals, search for an animal and add key words like 'preschool', 'simple' or 'easy' and always preview videos first. 

Monday, June 3, 2019

National Zoo & Aquarium Month 2019

June is National Zoo & Aquarium Month. Find a zoo and visit with your child!

Local zoos---

Peoria Zoo-Peoria, IL

Miller Park Zoo-Bloomington, IL

Henry Robinson Zoo-Springfield, IL

St. Louis Zoo-St. Louis, MO

Brookfield Zoo-Brookfield, IL

Lincoln Park Zoo-Chicago, IL

Shedd Aquarium-Chicago, IL
https://www.sheddaquarium.org/