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Counting games, early literacy, and ideas for learning through play. Equipping young children for grade school with hands on activities.

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ABC Eruptions - An exciting prewriting exercise with erupting sidewalk chalk paint! Build fine motor skills and learn letter strokes while creating cool eruptions. No vinegar needed! Preschool Literacy, Literacy Activities, Early Literacy, Toddler Preschool, Activities For Kids, Preschool Ideas, Outdoor Activities, Kindergarten, Learning Through Play

ABC Eruptions

Prewriting Activity with Erupting Sidewalk Chalk Paint You probably know by now that I have a slight obsession with sidewalk chalk ...

Paint by Numbers in the Shower - Cool Math for Kids {Weekend Links} from… Cool Math For Kids, Fun Math, Art For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Math Games, Easy Crafts, Toddler Activities, Educational Activities, Learning Activities

Paint by Number in the Shower

Math Activity in the Shower I cannot tell you how much my boys, J-Bug (3) and JZ (5) are loving the shower activities I've been p...

Toddlers will go wild for this colorful shower surprise!m @ Learn Play Imagine shares how to teach math and colors with a bathroom paint by number project. Cute idea for kids bathroom Math For Kids, Craft Activities For Kids, Math Activities, Toddler Activities, Projects For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Thanksgiving Activities, Fun Math, Giada De Laurentiis

Paint by Number in the Shower

Math Activity in the Shower I cannot tell you how much my boys, J-Bug (3) and JZ (5) are loving the shower activities I've been p...

13 Kindergarten Prep Busy Bags for Kids - Get the skills to get ready for school - Includes free printables! 13 Kindergarten Prep Busy Bags for Kids - Get the skills to get ready for school - Includes free printables! Toddler Learning Activities, Fun Learning, Preschool Activities, Learning Cards, Learning Colors, Kindergarten Readiness, School Readiness, Preschool Kindergarten, Kindergarten Centers

Word Family Sort Busy Bag

Help kindergarten kids practice reading short vowel words with this word family sort busy bag!

Harold and The Purple Crayon Extension Activity from Still Playing School Love Books Summer Exchange 2014 Preschool Literacy, Literacy Activities, Kindergarten Art, Preschool Art, Purple Crafts, Purple Day, Fun Activities For Kids, Activity Ideas, Book Projects

The Purple Crayon Extension Activity

Story extension craft activity for Harold and the Purple Crayon

Bubble wrap print dinosaurs to go with the book "dinosaur roar" by Paul Strickland. Fun book based craft for kids, works well for toddlers. Dinosaur Theme Preschool, Preschool Crafts, Dinosaur Crafts For Preschoolers, Dinosaur Dinosaur, Dinosaur Classroom, Eyfs Classroom, Montessori Classroom, Dinosaur Birthday, Dinosaurs Eyfs

Bubble Wrap Print Dinosaurs to go with Dinosaur Roar - In The Playroom

I’m back with another of our fun monthly craft challenges with my Kids Craft Stars friends. This month our theme is crafts that go along with popular picture books for kids, and we chose Dinosaur Roar which is one of R’s favourite books. We used bubble wrap printing to create dinosaurs in lots of different shapes […]

Crafts for Kids: Caterpillar Necklace Craft We love spring crafts for kids, and this is one of my absolute favorites! Children will have fun creating a caterpillar necklace while also practicing patterning and fine motor skills! Spring Crafts For Kids, Easy Crafts For Kids, Toddler Crafts, Art For Kids, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities, Kids Inspire, Eric Carle, Preschool Crafts, Preschool Kindergarten

Very Hungry Caterpillar Necklace Craft for Kids

Make your own very hungry caterpillar necklaces in this fun craft for kids! It’s a great way to practice fine motor skills, patterning, and creating. Be sure to add this easy craft to your Eric Carle, insect or bug, spring, or butterfly unit, or do it at the beginning of the school year! Follow our Spring …

Fine motor art for kids - painting with marshmallows& colored vanilla pudding Motor Skills Activities, Sensory Activities, Fine Motor Skills, Preschool Activities, Nursery Activities, Painting For Kids, Art For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Preschool Painting

Painting Rainbows with Marshmallows

Marshmallow Rainbows - Fine Motor Art for Kids Today we pulled out a favorite activity, painting rainbows with marshmallows. We ...

Train Track Paper Play Mat {Inspired by Freight Train} - Mama. Trains Preschool, Preschool Crafts, Toddler Crafts, Preschool Education, Toddler Play, Transportation Activities, Train Activities, Toddler Activities, Vbs Crafts

Train Track Paper Play Mat {Inspired by Freight Train} - Mama.Papa.Bubba.

A homemade train track paper play mat made with a POOL NOODLE!

Sink or float with a twist - combining an object that sinks with one that floats to see what happens from Learn Play Imagine. This is a fantastic bath time activity for kids! Montessori Science, Kindergarten Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Activities For Kids, Science Ideas, Activity Ideas

Sink or Float

Water Science for Kids Everybody loves the classic sink or float game, right? We play this often, and my boys especially enjoy f...

We have a preschool name writing activity that really pops! It's a fun and hands on way to practice name writing and tracing. Name Writing Activities, Preschool Literacy, Kids Learning Activities, Learning To Write, Alphabet Activities, Early Literacy, Early Learning, Preschool Activities, Motor Activities

Preschool Name Writing Activity

We have a preschool name writing activity that really pops! It's a fun and hands on way to practice name writing and tracing.

Colorful butterfly craft names - works on fine motor skills, letter knowledge, names, and is just plain fun. Amazing teaching idea by Early Learning Activities, Spring Activities, Alphabet Activities, Literacy Activities, Kids Learning, Alphabet Crafts, Preschool Literacy, Literacy Stations, Kindergarten Class

Name Activities with a Butterfly Craft | Fun-A-Day!

Help children learn their names with a colorful butterfly craft. Hands-on butterfly crafts that encourage literacy learning. Perfect for a butterfly theme.

Tot School: Ten Apples on Top felt board (counting unit) Kids Activity Books, Toddler Activities, Learning Activities, Toddler School, Tot School, Montessori Homeschool, Homeschooling, Toddler Learning, Fun Learning

Tot School: Letter I and Numbers

I am so far behind posting this that it's almost my turn to teach tot school again! This was over a month ago, but better late than never, right? This time I taught Letter I and Numbers. I learned a lot about our kiddos last time and how they learn and felt like this lesson went a lot more smoothly. I also tried a few new things that we loved, and a few that we didn't. Here's our lesson plan - I hope it can help you! Singing Time No More Monkeys Jumping on The Bed - what kid doesn't love…

spring activities for preschoolers gross motor Gross motor color recognition game - an active way to learn colors Activities For Adults, Gross Motor Activities, Movement Activities, Spring Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Infant Activities, Kindergarten Activities, Physical Activities, Learning Activities

Gross Motor Flower Color Hop

Spring Activities for Kids ~ Gross Motor Activity We're back with more spring activities for kids, a month long series with Jaime...

Make some fun button counting cards for a tactile way to practice counting with your preschoolers! A great, hands-on way to learn numbers! Craft Activities For Toddlers, Preschool Arts And Crafts, Preschool Centers, Counting Activities, Preschool Learning Activities, Math For Kids, Fun Math, Toddler Preschool, Preschool Activities

Create Button Counting Cards for Preschoolers- Life Over C's

Make some fun button counting cards for a tactile way to practice counting with your preschoolers!

Love this idea, could be adapted for other books: Goodnight Moon Sorting Activity from Munchkins & Moms Preschool Literacy, Preschool Books, Early Literacy, Literacy Activities, Toddler Preschool, Preschool Activities, Movement Activities, Educational Activities, Montessori

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A great sorting activity to pair with Margaret Wise Brown's popular bedtime story, Goodnight Moon!