Fall is a great time to explore hibernation and where some animals sleep in the winter with preschoolers. Take a closer look at the 4 activities included inside this printable winter homes set...
Invite children to be a partner in reading a story with the included Rebus Story "The Bear's Long Winter Nap" in which a bear prepares for hibernation. Rebus Stories support children as they learn that print carries meaning.
As children follow along they are learning:
This is a fun little fall themed action rhyme that preschoolers love!
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Fall is here! There is so much to explore this season! These fun Fall Play Dough Mats are a wonderful way for children to develop their fine-motor skills and engage in sensory experiences. This pack of 6-fall inspired play dough mats, encourages children to create pumpkins, corn, apples. leaves, turkey feathers, and spiders!
Easy to assemble...
These fall play dough mats are so easy to assemble! Simply print and laminate! Combine them with store bought play dough, or create your own. You can find a great recipe for no-cook play dough from The Imagination Tree here! Create a sensory experience by adding pumpkin pie spice, or cinnamon to your dough.
Extend their use
Play dough play is such a great way to build strong fingers and hands! For more fine motor fun you can turn these mats into a cut and paste activity! Simply have children cut out pumpkin, corn, leaf, apple, spider, and feather shapes from construction paper or magazines and then glue them onto the mats.
You can also build fine motor skills by transforming them into sticker activity mats . Simply print the mat, and provide the children with stickers to add to the mats!
If you are following along with my Free Lesson Planning calendar you may have noticed we are getting closer to the Corn, Scarecrows and Crows theme! I have to say this is one of my favorite themes!
My Corn, Scarecrows, and Crows Preschool Activity Pack will give you a great start to planning this theme! This pack is full of fun math and literacy activities to go along with this theme.
This 58-page activity pack includes the following corn, scarecrow and crow inspired activities:
Corn Shape Clip Cards
Scarecrow & Crow color matching activity
Counting kernels Rolling Game
Cornstalk uppercase and lowercase letter matching file folder activity
Count and Clip Cards
Counting mats 1-10 without frames
Counting mats 1-10 with frames
Crow Color Clip Cards -try this for free!
Parts of a corn cob
Corn Life cycle
I can cut and paste a scene
Crow uppercase and lowercase ABC puzzles
3 part cards
Crow & Scarecrow number match up
TOS, Directions & Graphics Credit
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