Worms, Snails & Slugs Preschool Activities
Children love to learn about creatures in the garden. Inside our activity packs you will find a variety of Math, Literacy, Fine Motor, and Science activities perfect for creating centers, file folder activities, or morning work for the preschool aged children in your care.
Snail Shape Clip Cards
Give little hands a big workout while practicing shape recognition skills. Use clothespins to clip the shape that matches the snail shell on the card.
Worm Color Matching Cards
While your preschooler is matching these colorful worms to the corresponding colored mat they are also enhancing literacy skills! As your preschooler plays point out the color word along with the beginning sound.
Fine Motor Pre-Writing/Cutting Practice
Learning to follow a line from left to right and work from the top of the page to the bottom are precursors for learning to read and write.
Laminate this page and use with dry-erase markers for repeat use.
Roll and Compost Game
This is a fun game children can do independently or with a friend. Roll the playing cube then add the matching item to the compost pile.
Snail Race Shape Game
Practice shape recognition while playing this game with a friend. Add playing pieces of your choice (pom poms work great), roll the playing cube and move the snail to the corresponding shape on the board.
Where's My Shell? An Upper and Lowercase Letter Game
Count and Clip Cards
Practice matching uppercase and lowercase letters with this snail file folder game.
Practice counting skills, number recognition, and fine motor skills with Worm, Snail, and Slug themed count and clip cards.
1-10 Number Ordering Puzzle
Number puzzles are more than problem-solving....preschoolers are also learning to recognize numbers and put them in order.
Digging For Worms Counting Mats 1-10
What could be more fun than learning to identify numerals and one-to-one correspondence with worms!
Digging for Worms Counting Mats 1-10 With Frames
Using ten-frames is a great way for preschoolers to work on 1:1 correspondence, number recognition, counting skills, and subitizing.
This set includes printable worm counters or you could add your own favorite counter.
Worm Hunt and Find Letter Match Game
Preschoolers will love these worm letters!
Flip the letter card then find and mark the matching letter on the mat.
You can use any marker of your choice! Pretend worms would be a fun choice for this activity.
Snail, Slug & Worm Patterning
Practice AB, AAB, and ABC patterning with this patterning set. Laminate for repeat use or use as a cut and paste activity.
Snail Sorting By Size
Practice sorting and ordering skills with these little snails and mat.
Earthworm Life Cycle
Explore the life cycle of an earthworm! This activity would be great to explore along with a worm observation or a great book about worms.
Label the Parts of a Snail
Label the parts of a snail...read a good book about snails and observe some in action! Then talk about the parts of a snail and label.
Sorting Words that Start with S and W
Preschoolers are learning how letters are formed. Challenge your preschooler to sort words that start with S from words that start with W. This is a good opportunity to talk about the curves and lines that letters are created from.
3-Part Nomenclature Cards
Work on nomenclature associated with Worms, Snails, and Slugs! Use this set as a matching game, in the writing center, or with various learning activities.
Let's Measure Worms and Slugs!
Use my printable measuring blocks or add your own for this fun math activity. Measuring and comparing sizes is a favorite activity for many preschoolers and provides a foundation for learning more complex measuring concepts.
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