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Simple preschool color matching activity that will also work on fine motor skills -- pushing colored popsicle sticks into an old coffee can! This activity not only develop cognitive skills, but and fine motor Motor Skills Activities, Montessori Activities, Infant Activities, Toddler Fine Motor Activities, Preschool Fine Motor Skills, Gross Motor Skills, Indoor Activities, Toddler Learning, Preschool Learning

Preschool Activity for Color Matching and Fine Motor Skills -

Simple preschool color matching activity that will also work on fine motor skills -- pushing colored popsicle sticks into an old coffee can!

for Learning Letters and Numbers with Duplo Lego Several ideas for learning letters, numbers, and beginning reading with Duplo Legos - love these ideas!Several ideas for learning letters, numbers, and beginning reading with Duplo Legos - love these ideas! Learning Tips, Toddler Learning, Early Learning, Preschool Literacy, Literacy Activities, Activities For Kids, Kindergarten, 3 Year Old Preschool, Preschool Ideas

Activities for Learning Letters and Numbers with Duplo Lego - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

We’re continuing our LEGO Week series with a few learning activities for preschoolers that you can whip together with Duplo bricks and a wipe-off marker! We used a Vis-a-Vis marker that wipes off with a damp towel, and it left behind a slight shadow on the yellow and white bricks when wiped off (not enough […]

Q-Tip Letter Painting (Preschool, Kindergarten Activity)--great for teaching pencil grip, fine motor skill practice. Makes writing letters more than just practice--make it an art project! Do sight/spelling words with older kids. Preschool Kindergarten, Preschool Learning, Kids Learning, Preschool Writing, Alphabet Activities, Literacy Activities, Activities For Kids, Literacy Centres, Preschool Alphabet

Q-Tip Letter Painting (Preschool, Kindergarten Activity)

I recently saw this photo on a blog and thought I’d make you a printable to go with it! Here’s my free printable PDF: Q tip painting letters Use this letters page for your kids to tra…

MobyMax is a free, complete curriculum for ALL subjects including math, read. Learning Apps, Preschool Activities, Kids Learning, Moby Max, Test Prep, Kids Education, Kindergarten, Teaching, Star

Close Learning Gaps

MobyMax is a free, complete curriculum for ALL K-8 subjects including math, reading, language, writing, science, social studies, and even state test prep. Each time a student completes a lesson topic, they earn a star. After they earn 10 stars, students are awarded a badge. MobyMax is specifically designed for teachers.

star words - awesome fine motor AND letter formation practice (alphabet) Preschool Names, Motor Skills Activities, Preschool Literacy, Literacy Activities, Preschool Activities, Early Learning, Kids Learning, Funky Fingers, Letter Formation

Star Names!

I can't take credit for this one. I got this idea from Fountas and Pinnell's Kindergarten Phonics book, and I LOVE it! It is one that I truly look forward to every year. Prep for this activity is simple. Get some large construction paper and write each child's name in medium sized letters.

Straw Boats: Engineering Challenge Project ~… by Smart Chick 4th Grade Science, Stem Science, Earth Science, Social Science, Steam Activities, Science Activities, Science Experiments, Science Ideas, Gifted Education

Straw Boats: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!

(teacherspayteachers.com) If your students are like mine, they struggle with powers of 10. With this fast-paced game, students have fun practicing and mastering this tricky concept. Simply form your students into two teams and project this exciting game! The student who says the correct answer first gets the point.

Preschool Transitions-- Songs and Chants to Help Your Day Run Smoothly 10 Preschool Transitions- Songs and Chants to Help Your Day Run Smoothly - Teaching Preschool Transitions- Songs and Chants to Help Your Day Run Smoothly - Teaching Mama Kindergarten Songs, Preschool Music, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Art Display, Preschool Fingerplays, Montessori Elementary, Preschool Themes, Elementary Music, Music Classroom

10 Preschool Transitions-- Songs and Chants to Help Your Day Run Smoothly

Preschoolers LOVE music. They enjoy moving, making sounds, and singing! There's something about music that draws them in and points their attention at whoever is making music. A few summers ago, I took a class on

Tin Foil Tower: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Build the tallest free-standing tower you can using only one box of aluminum foil. 4th Grade Science, Stem Science, Middle School Science, Life Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Stem Projects, Engineering Projects, Science Activities

Tin Foil Tower: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!

Engineering Challenge: What is the tallest free-standing tower your group can build with only one box of aluminum foil? Materials: (for a group) - One box of aluminum foil (25 sq. feet size) (I found it at the Dollar Tree.) - Scissors - Tape measure This packet contains all the informati...

Engineering Challenge: How fast can your team build a realistic spider web using one container of dental floss? Materials: (per group) One container of dental floss Scissors Timer Sheet of black paper (use as a work mat) . Steam Activities, Science Activities, Science Crafts, Library Activities, Science Ideas, Science Experiments, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Stem Teaching

Spider Web: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!

Engineering Challenge: How fast can your team build a realistic spider web using one container of dental floss? Materials: (per group) One container of dental floss Scissors Timer Sheet of black paper (use as a work mat) This packet contains all the information you need to make this a great en...

This is a PERSONALIZED STEM Ten Pack for a customer request. **Please do not buy this 10 pack, if you already have any of these in another 10 pack! STEM Engineering Challenge Projects Included in this TEN PACK: Oreo Tower noodle tower paper chair 4th Grade Science, Stem Science, Life Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Classroom Ideas, School Classroom, Stem Teaching, Kindergarten Science

Paper Chair: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!

Paper Chair: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity! $

Inference through pictures - What a great idea…find a good picture, glue it on a large piece of construction paper and post on the board/wall. Kids can write inferences about the picture throughout the day…then discuss. Love this for graffiti blast! Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Strategies, Teaching Ideas, Literacy Strategies, Thinking Strategies

Inference through pictures - What a great idea…find a good picture, glue it on a large piece of construction paper and post on the board/wall. Kids can write inferences about the picture throughout the day…then discuss. Love this!

Preschool activity for spring - fine motor ABC match with clothespins. Hands on. Learning the Alphabet. Preschool Literacy, Preschool Letters, Learning Letters, Literacy Activities, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Kids Learning, Early Literacy, Physical Activities

Fine Motor Alphabet Match for Spring

Preschool Activity for Spring - ABC Match I think it's safe to say that we've gotten our money's worth out of these foam flowers! Th...

A Felt Button Board is a nifty learning tool for toddlers and preschoolers. Felt crafts for kids like this homemade toy make wonderful travel activities for kids and improve fine motor skills with tactile shapes that can be attached and removed. Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Montessori Activities, Preschool Activities, Travel Activities, Montessori Practical Life, Creative Curriculum, Toddler Fun, Early Learning

Redirecting

We have a new activity! It's a quiet activity that we keep with our books for quiet time. I pinned a Button Board idea and thought I'd...

Preschool activity--construction paper and stick glue--Shapes and Colors kindergartenart Preschool Colors, Preschool Activities, Preschool Shapes, Kids Shapes, Learning Shapes, Square Art, Kindergarten Art, Color Shapes, Art Plastique

Shapes and Colors

Our TTh class has started the school year with a unit on shapes and colors. We talk about shapes and colors ALL the time in our room. 'What shape is that block', 'What color are you using?'....you get the idea. Learning through play by talking about the play! Our craft on Tuesday had lots of squares. Crafts in our room about listening and following teacher directions. You can read this post for more information ...http://metamoracommunityprek.blogspot.com/2010/09/art-vs-crafts.html We talked…