Below are ideas from the ALL THINGS WIKKI download available at The Preschool Toolbox Blog. All pdf files and instructions for learning games are included in the download. Summer fun at your fingertips!Fishing with Wikki Stix -Materials needed: Fishing with Wikki.pdf for each child (see download for the pdf) , assorted Wikki Stix©, assorted foam or plastic letters, bingo dot markers … [Read more...] about Summertime FUN with Letters and Numbers!
THE 5 SENSES Teaching how all 5 Senses are used in learning creates wonderful explorations and experiences for young children! Below are simple activities you can do at home or in the classroom to introduce children to the 5 Senses!TO BEGIN:With your child make a list and chart things we can see, … [Read more...] about The 5 Senses Activities in Preschool!
Kids love reading and learning with classic Fairy Tales! There are great adventures awaiting...read, sing, and play along with us!The 3 Little Pigs – those who work hard, work smart, plan, and use materials wisely will triumph over those that do not. Role play or brainstorm ways that the children might be successful if they plan, listen, and work hard. Ask the children to build towers or … [Read more...] about Rapunzel song, Fairy Tale Crafts, Dramatic Play, and a Rhythm Game!
Ice_Cream_Cone_Template Print the template above and have the children cut out the scoops of ice cream and the cones (younger children will need assistance.) On the cones, write any number(s) that the children are working on or have the children stamp/write their own numbers. Have the children glue the appropriate number of scoops on top of the cone. Extension: Have the … [Read more...] about Ice Cream Cones for Literacy or Math
"If you want your children to be geniuses, read them Fairy Tales. If you want them to be brilliant, read them more Fairy Tales." Albert EinsteinLittle Red Riding Hood – Moral Lesson: do not talk with strangers; (depending on the version you read) – obeying and listening to parents – grandparents-caregivers-teachers, etc. Role play times when the children have not listened to their parents. … [Read more...] about More Fairy Tale Fun for Kids!
This is a sampling of the 45+ Literacy, Math, Science, Art, and Play Activities found in the BUGS and INSECTS UNIT available on this blog!INTRODUCTION TO LADYBUGS AND INSECTSAn introduction and extension to Ladybugs would be to ask children "Have you ever held a ladybug in your hand? You can follow this up with color recognition: "What are some things that are RED like a ladybug?" Look for … [Read more...] about Bugs and Insects Theme Activities for Preschool!