Spring is a great time to explore ladybugs and insects with your children! If you have a free ladybug or insect activity to share, please feel free to link up below!Strawberry and Blueberry Ladybugs -Ladybug Template Materials needed: Strawberries (cut off the stems), blueberries, plastic knives, craft sticks, peanut butter (to adhere the blueberries), and the Ladybug template (linked … [Read more...] about Ladybug Theme for Preschool: Strawberry Ladybugs, a PowerPoint, & BUG-themed LINKY!
Spring and Summer Kid crafts
Parts of a Flower - Parts of a Flower Play Dough MatPrint the Play Dough Mat to heavy paper for each of your children. Explain to your children that flowering plants start from a seed. The seed needs 3 things to grow: good soil, water, and sunlight. The seed will sprout when those 3 things are present. As the flowering plant continues to grow, the plant produces flowers and fruit (seeds). … [Read more...] about Parts of a Flower Play Dough Mat and Collage
Whether kids are at home or in the classroom, the Easter egg roll and other activities below can provide simple, yet fun opportunities for learning and play! Easter Egg Roll and Color - Easter Egg Roll and Color Materials needed: One file (linked above) for each child, two dice for each child, and bingo/ dot markers or crayons – the “roll and color” can also be done as a “roll and cover” by … [Read more...] about Easter Egg Roll and Color, Bunny Action Game, and More Activites for Preschool!
If you have not had a chance to view (Part 1) of the St. Patrick's Day Mini Theme, you can visit it here.Literacy - Shamrock -AT Words - -AT Shamrocks Materials needed: Clothespins, a basket to hold the clothespins, one -AT Shamrock file (linked above) for each child, and a permanent marker. Print the file (linked above) onto heavy paper for each of your students (laminate the shamrocks … [Read more...] about St. Patrick’s Day Mini Theme for Kids (Part 2)
Children love to discuss the weather and observe weather patterns in their own cities and towns. Below are a few suggestions that will help the children understand the changes that occur as many climates transition from Winter to Spring. In like a LION and Out like a LAMB! - In Like a Lion Poem and Lion or Lamb Recording Chart Materials needed: 1 Poem (linked above) for each child, 1 Lion … [Read more...] about In like a LION? March Weather for Kids!
LOOKING FOR SOME EASY KID'S CRAFT ACTIVITIES? WE CAN HELP! Check out our THEMES for MANY other ideas for arts, crafts, literacy, math, science, large motor, and play! CEREAL RAINBOWS We used markers to draw arcs on construction paper. The children then used liquid school glue to put rainbow colored cereal around the arcs. Let the rainbows dry well before hanging or sending home! Extension: … [Read more...] about Summer Crafts to “Beat the Heat!”