If you're looking for engaging and easy prep preschool activities for your Squirrels and Acorns theme you've come to the right spot!
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Squirrel and Acorn squirrel shape clip cards
Explore shapes with these squirrel shape cards. Identify the shape on the squirrel, then clip the same shape at the bottom of the card.
Squirrel and acorn gathering acorns rolling game
This is a great activity to engage in with your child. Take turns rolling the playing cube; read the number word, identify the numeral, or count up the acorns shown and then add the same number of acorns to the tree trunk.
**For this demo we used fun acorn math counters! You could use the included printable counters, play dough, pom poms, or any other fun math counter.
Squirrel and acorn pre-writing/cutting practice
Guide these little squirrels to their acorns while practicing writing skills. After following the line with a marker try cutting on the line for some practice with scissors.
Squirrel and acorn uppercase and lowercase letter matching file folder activity
These big mouthed squirrels are hungry for letters! Flip an uppercase or lowercase acorn card then mark the matching lowercase letter on the mat.
This set is perfect for setting up a file folder game.
Squirrel and acorn count and clip cards
Have you ever come across acorns that have fallen off an oak tree? There can be way too many to count, but it's fun to try! These cards are perfect for kids to practice counting a smaller number of acorns.
Squirrel and acorn puzzles 1-10 & 11-20
Number identification and ordering can be fun! Use these skills to put together these number puzzles and reveal the images.
Squirrel and acorn-acorn counting mats 1 through 10 without frames
Each squirrel needs a different number of acorns. Identify the number of the squirrel then add the same number of acorns to the mat.
Squirrel and acorn-acorn counting mats 1 through 10 with frames
Collecting acorns is hard work for little squirrels!
Help the squirrels out by identifying the number and then filling in the ten frame.
Squirrel and acorn- Gathering nuts counting Mat a 1 through 20
These large counting mats are great for practicing counting 1-20, try laminating this mat and using with play dough.
Squirrel and acorn patterning
These silly acorns are perfect for practicing patterning!
Study the pattern on the strip then continue with the acorn pieces.
Squirrel and acorn sorting acorns by size
Use this activity to practice sorting by size, then find some real acorns and challenge preschoolers to sort them in other ways.
Squirrel and acorn shape matching mat
These little squirrels have found some strangely shaped acorns! Can you identify each shape? Match up the card with the shape word to each acorn outline on the page.
Squirrel and acorn color matching
Explore colors and color words with these self-correcting puzzles.
Squirrel and acorn 3 part carts
Did you know there are more than 200 species of squirrels in the world?
Study these 3-part cards to take a closer look at just a few different types of squirrels. Examine the chipmunk and compare to the squirrels, can you spot differences and similarities?
Squirrel and acorn uppercase and lowercase letter puzzles
Practice matching up lowercase to uppercase letters with these little alphabet puzzles. Try using this one as a cut and paste.
Squirrel and acorn 1 through 10 acorn ordering cards
Use these cards to encourage counting skills and number ordering.
For children ready to advance cut the cards into three parts, acorns-number-number word, then challenge them to put them back together.
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