The Fall Thematic Unit for Preschool is now available via this blog. The fall thematic is a 100+ total page unit that contains 3 different themes in 1: Trees and Leaves, Pumpkins and Jack-o-lanterns, and Non-scary Halloween. The suggested activities are designed for children ages 3-6, but extension activities are given where possible for slightly younger or older children. It contains: a 49 … [Read more...] about Fall Theme for Preschool
Halloween Theme for Kindergarten
Roll a Jack-o-Lantern is a simple game that the children can play for party time or anytime during the month of October. Materials needed: Orange Foam Blocks - one per child ( blank dice or homemade paper dice can be substituted), black markers (for labeling the dice), dry erase boards - one per child (white plastic disposable plates can be substituted), and orange/black/green dry erase … [Read more...] about Roll a Jack-o-Lantern Game for Preschool and Kindergarten
5 Little Pumpkins Craft for Kids Materials needed PER CHILD: Pumpkins - 5 orange pipe cleaners and 5 green Wikki Stix (green pipe cleaners can also be used), Gate - 6 craft sticks, liquid glue, brown paint, paintbrushes, paint smocks (or an old T-shirt to protect clothing), and paint cups/trays. Colored or plain construction paper can be used for mounting. Prior to the craft activity - … [Read more...] about 5 Little Pumpkins Craft, a Recipe, and Cookie Math for Preschool
As far as our kids are concerned, Halloween is second only to Christmas! We hope you have FUN this October with the activities below! Pumpkin Roll and Circle Math -Pumpkin Roll and Circle Materials needed: 1 Pumpkin Roll and Circle (file linked above) per student, 2 dice per student, and crayons or pencils. Print the workmat for each of your children. Have the children roll 2 dice, count the … [Read more...] about Halloween Math Roll and Circle and Grocery Sack Tales for Preschool
5 Little Pumpkins is an all-time favorite book for children at Halloween. It is loved and easily remembered by young children. When the book is read along with the fingerplay and props, the children easily grasp the words, rhyme, and rhythm of this early literacy activity. Retelling the 5 Little Pumpkins - 5 Pumpkins on a gate Materials needed: 5 Pumpkins on a gate.pdf (linked above), … [Read more...] about Jack-o-Lanterns and 5 Little Pumpkins
Halloween Math Ideas for Preschool and Kindergarten Materials needed: Miniature Halloween erasers and an ice cube tray (it doesn't have to be a Halloween one, but it makes the games more "festive.") Local craft and dollar stores usually carry similar items. Number the bottom of the ice cube tray with the numbers 1-10. The erasers are very small and can be transferred from the … [Read more...] about Halloween Counting, Sensory Sorting, and Flavored Pumpkin Seeds!