Below are suggestions from the Ocean Thematic Unit available via this blog! This unit includes 50+ pages of literacy, math, science, dramatic play, large motor, art, recipe ideas, power points, and internet resources. It is a large unit that offers an assortment of activities to meet your young child's need for FUN, PLAY, and LEARNING! Listening and Ordinal Numbers -Ordering Sand … [Read more...] about Going to the Ocean or an Aquarium? Try some Ocean Animal Activities!
Bouncing Beach Ball Inflate a beach ball and write a letter, number, shape, or sight word on each section of the beach ball. Kids take turns tossing the beach ball to one another and as a child catches the ball, they have to read the letter/number/shape/sight words that their two hands are touching on the ball.If a student does not know the letter/number/shape/etc. name, they can ask a friend … [Read more...] about Activities for “those days” when kids say…”I’m bored:)” Summer MOVING and LEARNING!
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!
Summertime offers many opportunities for playful learning with preschoolers! Below are just a few sorting and counting games to help get started on a summer of fun! General Summertime Introduction - Sorting Game Set out two baskets in the middle of the room. Label one SUMMER and the other basket NOT for SUMMER. In between the two baskets, set out objects, clothing, and accessories that … [Read more...] about Summer Sorting and Counting Games for Preschool!
Below are samples from the BUBBLE activities section of the Summer Theme which will be available via this blog early in 2014. We hope you and your children enjoy learning and playing with the suggestions below! Introduce Bubble Play to your Kids: Blow bubbles from a commercial bubble solution for the children either indoors or outside. First, ask the children to simply OBSERVE what the … [Read more...] about Bubble Activities for Preschoolers!
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