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
St. Patrick's Day Activities for Childcare
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)!