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 Literacy Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
Literacy - Snowman -AT Word Families - Snowman Word Families Materials needed: One Snowman Word Families.pdf per student (linked above), 1 basket/tray labeled with the –AT snowman from page 8 of the word families file, scissors, clothespins labeled with the individual letters to each of the 6 –AT words on the cards, and dry erase markers. Print the snowman cards on heavy paper … [Read more...] about Activities for use with “The Snowman Storybook,” by Raymond Briggs
The Mitten by Jan Brett is a beloved winter book that both young and old adore. These are some of the activities our children like to do after reading the book. We hope your children enjoy them, too! If you have not read the story to your own children, you may purchase the book below. Acting Out "The Mitten" Print the masks from Jan Brett's website to heavy paper (or glue the … [Read more...] about Extension Activities for “The Mitten” by Jan Brett
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!