Wikki Stix are wonderful hands-on tools for the beginning of the school year (or ANYTIME)! WIKKI STIX© Graphic Alphabet Materials needed: White paper, assorted Wikki Stix©, and safety scissors. Have your students use the Wikki Stix© to create a letter of the alphabet. The students can use the Wikki Stix© to try and create a picture that starts with the letter they created. For example, … [Read more...] about Wikki Stix Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
Wikki Stix Thematic Unit
Wikki Stix© "Magnifying Glass" Materials needed: Assorted Wikki Stix©; books, magazines, or poems to look through. Use two Wikki Stix© and twist both strands together. Form a circle at the top to make a pretend magnifying glass. Let the children use the “magnifying glass” to look through books or poems to locate specific letters, the letter of the week, or any sight words that your children … [Read more...] about Wikki Stix Activities for Kids!
Do your kids like to bend, shape, and play with Wikki Stix? Try some of the activities below for learning and fun! WIKKI STIX for making KNOTS: (see photo above for visuals) Materials needed: Wikki Stix©. Give each child one Wikki Stix©. Tell them to lay it flat on the table. Step 1: Tell the children to bring each end of the Wikki Stix© down until the ends meet (blue in picture). … [Read more...] about Wikki Stix for Knots, Balloon Shops, and Number Wands!
Rainbow Salt Discovery Jars - Alphabet_Recording_Sheet0001 We love making these "sand" jars! Pour salt on paper plates and have the children rub chalk (drawing chalk works best, but any colored chalk will do) in circles until the salt takes on color. Fold the paper plates in half and assist the children in pouring their salt plates into a heavy glass jar (for younger children, use clear … [Read more...] about Wikki Stix Glasses and Color Printable, Color Discovery Jars and Printable, and an Echo Chant!
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 WATER CYCLE for PRESCHOOL! Water, one of the most important things to sustain life on Earth, follows a pattern which repeats over and over. The water cycle includes evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and collection. While those terms seem like BIG WORDS for preschoolers, you'll be amazed at how quickly young children learn through music and play! To introduce the Water Cycle … [Read more...] about Wikki Stix to Teach the Water Cycle!