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!
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)
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…
Close Learning Gaps
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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 ~ 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.
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 ~ 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...
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...
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!
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...
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...
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…