Below you find some of my favorite activities to use when planning your
Forest Theme Lesson Plans.
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Create a Bear Den in your dramatic play space this week. You can add a Faux Christmas Tree and Woodland Creature Costumes to the space as well.
Add a variety of Forest Animals to your construction space this week. Add nature blocks, pinecones, Pine Trees, Rocks, Branches and other items you may find in the Forest.
Gross Motor: Act out "Going on a Bear Hunt"
Creativity: Paint with Pinecones from Parenting Chaos
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Alina of Growing Up Montessori & Waldorf Inspired Hybrid provided the children in her care natural elements from the forest, and forest animals for them to create their own small world play spaces.
Darlene S. created a play dough invitation to make forest animal footprints. See her tutorial on how she made this.
Community Member Cheryl V. of Cherie's Learning Tree provided the children with these fabulous materials to create a light table display. This allows the children to create shadows with the Forest Animals.
This forest themed sensory bin was created by Community Member Cheryl V. of
Community member Lisa M. created this Forest Small World Play Area invitation. She used a cardboard box and provided the children many natural elements.
This Forest inspired light table inspiration was shared by Alina D. of Growing Up Montessori & Waldorf Inspired Hybrid
Community Member Kathy M. of Just Like Home Childcare & Playschool, Inc. drew some inspiration from the book "We're going on a bear hunt" to create this adorable sensory and literacy (Story Re-telling) experience.
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Related activities from the web:
Group: Deer in the Forest count to 10 collaborative game from the Pre-K Printable Fun Forest Activity Pack
Literacy: Forest Animal Tracing Cards from the Pre-K Printable Fun Forest Activity Pack
Sound Effects activity for "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" from Reading Confetti
DIY Printable Forest Animal Felt Set from 1234 More Storytimes
Forest Animal Sensory Bin from Where Imagination Grows
Animal Tracks Activity from Every Star is Different
More Less Bear Math Game from Pre-K Pages
A Forest in the Sandbox from Exploring the Outdoor Classroom
Paper Plate Bear Craft from Crafty Morning
Pine Cone Owl from Red Ted Art
Forest Animal Play Dough Invitation from Mama Poppa Bubba
Paint with Pine Branches from Artful Parent
Animal Track Stamping from Green Kid Crafts
How to make Nature Blocks tutorial from Adventure in a Box
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