January brought cold weather to many early childhood programs. It can be hard to keep preschoolers busy during the cold months! The educators in my Pre-K Fun FB Community found lots of creative activities to keep their preschoolers and tots engaged!
There were so many fantastic ideas shared this month! Here are just a few!
Gong Hei Fat Choy! Are you ready to celebrate Chinese New Year?
Celebrating Chinese New Year is a fun way to talk about other cultures and customs. Learning about other cultures helps children develop an understanding that there are many different people in the world and many ways to celebrate important life events.
This printable preschool activity pack includes 15 easy to assemble Chinese New Year activities to supplement your Chinese New Year lesson plans.
This 41-pg. printable activity pack includes the following Chinese New Year inspired activities:
My Chinese New Year Celebration Rebus Story & Word Bank
My Chinese New Year Celebration Re-Tell the Story Props
My Chinese New Year Celebration pre-writing practice
Trace and Color Chinese New Year Words activity
My Chinese New Year Celebration writing template
Lantern Shape Clip Cards
Odd & Even Clip Cards
Chinese Zodiac Signs Race to the finish game
Chinese Character & Zodiac Symbol Match Up
Count and Clip Cards
Red Envelope Counting Mats
Sorting Fans by Size
First Sound Clip Cards
Cut paste and color scenes
Directions, TOS, and Graphics Credit
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When the weather starts to turn, it's best to have a few activities in your back pocket.
To get the sillies out, you can try dancing to some fun music, or playing old-fashion games like musical chairs or limbo! Consider having a parade, complete with instruments and costumes!
Even when the weather turns cold there are still quite a few fun activities you can do outside-so bundle up and have some fun!
I've scoured the Web to find some fun Indoor and Outdoor Winter Activities-please be sure to click on the images to be re-directed to the source for more information.
Below are 18 fun ideas to keep busy when it's cold outside!
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