Marshmallow Print Snowmen Craft - Snowman Features 2 Materials needed: White tempera paint, large marshmallows, paint trays or paper plates, Snowman Features (linked above), paint smocks or old T-shirts, scissors, and markers/crayons for letters or numbers (use dry erase markers if laminating the snowmen.) Let the children practice making circles with the marshmallows after dipping in the … [Read more...] about Snowman Crafts for Creative Learning with Mixed Age Groups!
Winter Theme for Preschool and Kindergarten
For those of you that live in climates that have snow, it can be a magical time for children. We had our first "dusting" of snow yesterday. ALL the kids had to touch it, smell it, look at it, and try to make the season's first snowball...rather unsuccessfully. For teachers, the mere presence of snow can make make for some wonderful "teaching moments!" Here are a few suggestions from our Winter … [Read more...] about “Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!” Winter Activities for Kids!
Christmas Letters and Position Words - Christmas Positional Words LETTERS: Print all the pages of the file linked above for your children. The children can color Santa and the present pictures on page 3, if desired. Ask your students what letter/sound the word S A N T A begins with. Say the letters with your children and practice the sounds each of the letters make. Invite the children … [Read more...] about Christmas Literacy Activities for Preschool!