If you are looking for PLAY suggestions for St. Patrick's Day, please take some time to explore the links below. Our many thanks go out to the awesome bloggers who were willingly to share their own activities...with you! From Parent Teach Play - "St. Patrick’s Day will be here before you know it! While it’s sort of a “little” holiday in the grand scheme of things, it’s one of my absolute … [Read more...] about St. Patrick’s Day Play, Crafts, and Science for Kids!
St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day (or anyday!) Sensory Sound Sticks Materials needed: crafts sticks, scissors, ribbon or yarn, assorted items from home or the classroom that make different sounds (the children will need tape or liquid glue to adhere SOME items to the ribbons.) Have the children search around the house for small items that make different sounds. In the picture above, we used large jingle … [Read more...] about Sensory Sound Sticks and the Letter S
This is our last St. Patrick's Day Mini Theme Post - we hope you have enjoyed some of the activities and will share them with your children in March. If you have missed the previous two posts, please look under the St. Patrick's Day Category to find more activity suggestions. St. Patrick's Day Patterning - St Patricks Day Patterning Materials needed: One Patterning file (linked above) for … [Read more...] about St. Patrick’s Day Mini Theme for Kids (Part 3)!
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)
Our next few posts will contain the contents for a St. Patrick's Day "Mini Thematic Unit" for Preschool and Kindergarten. Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with young children can be a lot of FUN! Remember to keep facts simple, but do not underestimate the power that little "seeds of knowledge" have for younger children. We only discuss St. Patrick with our preschoolers once a year, but many … [Read more...] about St. Patrick’s Day Mini Theme for Kids (Part 1)!