Saturday, June 13, 2015

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Learning Projects
Coffee Filter Coconut Letter Tree
Skills:  letter identification

Cardboard Tube Letter Tree
Skills:  Letter Identification

Handprint Coconut Tree
Skills:  name writing, letter counting, name identification
Here is the link for the fill-in-the-blank template

Learning Activities
Coconut Tree Letter Stamp
Skills:  letter recognition and identification
Here is the link for this Coconut Letter Tree

Coconut Tree Color by Shape
Skills:  shape identification, following direction, colors
'Here is the link for the Coconut Shape Tree

Coconut Tree Rhyming
Skills:  rhyming
Here is the link for the 2 rhyming activities

Coconut Tree Cut and Paste Rhyming
Skills:  cutting, pasting, rhyming

Coconut Tree - Spin and Write
Skills:  letter recognition and identification, tracing, writing, matching
Here is the link for the spin and write activity
spinning
writing

Monday, June 1, 2015

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Projects
Tissue Paper Caterpillar
Cut red and green tissue paper into circles.  Apply Mod Podge to the circles to make a caterpillar and to secure them to the paper.  When dry draw on legs and facial features

Sponge Painted Caterpillar

Beaded Caterpillar
Skills:  fine motor

Learning Projects
Caterpillar Name Writing
Skills:  name writing, counting letters in your name, 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Patterns
Skills:  patterns
Here is the link for these pattern cards and templates

If I were the very hungry caterpillar . . . 
Skills:  writing, tracing, beginning writing
Here is the link for the writing template

Learning Activities
Caterpillar Tracing
Skills:  tracing, prewriting writing
Here is the link for this Fun Caterpillar

What is Different and Letter Tracing
Skills:  finding differences, tracing, letters, beginning writing

What Comes Next
Skills:  what comes next

Roll and Draw a Caterpillar
Skills:  counting, following directions, spatial recognition,shapes
Here is the link for Roll and Draw a Caterpillar

Drawing and rolling










Monday, May 18, 2015

Plants

Plants
Parts of the Flower

Watering Can to Flowers Tracing

Sorting Flowers and Vegetables

P is for Pots

Cut and Paste and Flower
Here is the link for Parts of the Flower
What a Plant Needs to Grow

Mother's Day and Flowers!

Mother's Day!
Mother's Day Fill in the Blank!
Here is the link for this cute all about Mom Printable

Mom, You Light Up My Life!
Here is the link for this Mom's Day Template

Flowers
Match and Color
Skill:  upper and lowercase letters, matching
I had corresponding lowercase letter cards on the floor.  Each child took turns picking a card, naming the letter and then coloring in the matching uppercase letter.
Here is the link for these Match and Color Flower Printables 

Flower Shape Sort and Scissor Practice
Skills:  shapes, sorting, scissor practice
Here is the link for Shape Sort and Scissor Practice

Spring Trace and Count
Here is the link for Spring Trace and Count
Skills:  number recognition, number writing

Roll, Count and Cover
Skills:  counting, number recognition
Here is the link for this Count and Cover Printable

F is Flower and Counting Flowers
Skills:  letter recognition, counting, numbers 1-5
Here are the links for Flower Begins with the Letter F and Stamp and Count

Flower Projects
Bottle Cap Flowers

Cupcake Liner Flowers

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Letters O, Y and Z

The Letter O
O is for Octopus

Octopus Hand Prints

Octopus Counting Craftivity
Skill:  number recognition, one-to-one correspondence, counting, gluing

O is for Octopus and Octopus Patterns
Skills:  O recognition, counting, patterns
Here is the link for Octopus patterns and find the O's

o is for owl

Owl Matching
Skills:  matching, colors
Here is the link for Owl Matching

Owl Letter Match
Skills:  upper and lowercase letter recognition, matching
Here is the link for Owl Letter Match
                               
Owl Patterns
Skills:  patterns
Here is the link for Owl Patterns

O is for Owl
Skills:  tracing, pre-writing, letter writing
Here is the link for this Owl Tracer

The Letter Y
Y is for Yak

y is for yo-yo

Find the Y's
Skills:  y recognition, 
Here is the link for Finding Y's
                                      

The Letter Z
Z is for Zebra

z is for zipper

Z is for Zoo Animals
Skills:  counting, number recognition, what belongs, letter z recognition, finding differences, what comes next, shapes, tracing
Here is the link for these fun zoo animal activities

Zoo Animal Search
We searched for zoo animals in magazines.  Then the kiddos cut out the zoo animals and made their very own zoo animal collages.

Zz letter sort
Skills:  letter z, upper and lowercase Z recognition, sorting
Here is the link for the Letter Z sort

Cutting Zig-Zag Lines
Skills:  scissor skills
Here is the link for Zig Zag Cutting

Zig-Zag Racers!
Skills:  fine motor skills
I drew 2 zig-zag tracks outside with sidewalk chalk.  I wrote START and FINISH.  The kiddos "raced" each other by pushing small monster trucks on the zig-zag track!