Take an adventure Under the Sea to practice Literacy, Math, Fine Motor, and Science skills with Preschoolers!
Let's take a closer look at the animals in the ocean with this Under the Sea Pre-K/Tot Activity Pack. Inside each of the Pre-K Printable Fun activity packs you will find an assortment of easy to assemble activities. You can easily turn these activities into a variety of hands on learning centers. Use them to create tot trays or file folder games.
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This 59 page Pre-K activity pack includes the following activities:
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Crab Shape Clip Cards
These silly crabs are a fun way to practice shape matching skills along with fine motor and hand-eye coordination.
CLAM COLOR MATCHING PUZZLES
Practice color matching skills by matching up each pearl to the same color clam.
These would also be fun to pair with colorful pom poms.
STARFISH COLOR SORTING PUZZLES
Match up the baby starfish to the same color larger starfish. Laminate this set for repeat use, or use as a cut and paste activity.
This would also be fun to pair with a sensory bin. Mix the little stars in with aquarium gravel, as each is discovered match it to the stars.
OCEAN THEMED CUTTING/TRACING
Trace the lines, then cut them out for some fine motor fun.
As an extension invite your kiddo to glue them to paper to create a fun under the sea picture.
SEA FIRST SOUNDS CLIP CARDS
Learning uppercase and lowercase letters as well as phonemes is an important outcome for pre-k students. This fun game combines them! Students identify the creature in the picture, identify the first letter of the word and clip the matching uppercase letter.
**Teacher Tip: As students are identifying the uppercase letter, encourage them to make the sound that the letter makes.
MATCH THE PEARL UPPERCASE AND LOWERCASE LETTER MATCHING FILE FOLDER ACTIVITY
Practice identifying and matching up lowercase and uppercase letters with this fun file folder game.
Use the included printable pearl pieces to mark the page or fun pom poms.
OCEAN THEMED COUNT AND CLIP CARDS
Work on 1:1 correspondence, numeral recognition, cardinality, hand-eye coordination, dexterity, and finger strength all in one fun sea inspired activity.
OCEAN THEMED 12 FRAME PUZZLE
Work on problem-solving skills as you put together an Under the Sea image with this 12-piece puzzle.
OCEAN PUZZLES 1-10
STARFISH COUNTING MATS 1-10 WITH FRAMES
Number puzzles are a fantastic way to work on number ordering skills.
Practice counting skills with these Under the Sea 10-frames. Use the included printable counters or with your own fun manipulatives such as pom poms.
UNDER THE SEA COUNTING MAT 1-20 with frame
Ready to work on numbers over 10?
This mat is perfect for practicing counting skills up to 20
UNDER THE SEA COUNTING MAT 1-20 WITHout FRAMEs
If you prefer working without a frame, this mat is for you!
Use this mat to practice counting 1-20
UNDER THE SEA COUNTING MATS 1-10 WITHOUT FRAMES
Or this mat to practice counting up to 10
WHALE SIZE SORTING
Preschoolers are learning to sort items by different characteristics including by size.
OCEAN THEMED I SPY..
This is a fun game that supports literacy development in preschoolers! Draw a card and then match it to the correct ocean creature on the picture.
**As a twist on this activity provide plastic sea creatures or pom poms to place on top of the mat
OCEAN THEMED 3-PART CARDS
3-part cards are a great way to learn new nomenclature.
There are many ways to use these cards.
Print two sets, cutting the words away from the images on one set. Then match-up the images and the words.
Or use to play memory, use in your writing center to inspire seaworthy stories, or use in other fine motor or gross motor games.
SHARK MATCHING ACTIVITY
Many preschoolers love sharks making this game an engaging way to view different shark species and work on problem-solving skills.
OCEAN THEMED PATTERNING ACTIVITY
Preschoolers are quickly learning new patterning skills.
Use this sea themed patterning set to learn and practice patterns.
UNDER THE SEA ROLL & COLOR
Use this printable page along with the two rolling cubes and crayons to enhance fine motor skills.
Take turns rolling and coloring with a friend or on your own.
Label a Fish
This activity incorporates literacy with science. Support children as they learn the parts of a fish!
**Teacher Tip: Before this activity read a book about fish to introduce the different parts of a fish. Use this activity to encourage preschoolers to recall what they heard about fish in the book.
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