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The Cheeto Walk Learning Game

Students learn number recognition, following simple rules, and listening skills. Objectives: Number recognition, following simple rules, and listening skills Materials: number cards made out of construction paper tape music tape recorder cheetos (or other edibles) small pieces of paper with numbers matching the number cards a container for small pieces of papers with the numbers […]

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Book Caterpillar Classroom Display

Make a caterpillar to display in the classroom or hallway showing each book that has been read. Parents can see the books the kids have been reading! Materials: Construction paper in a variety of colors. Black permanent marker Titles of books that have been read to the class. Plan: Use something large and round to […]

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Body Outlines

Students will make life-size body outlines. Objectives: To learn about the parts of the body. Materials: large sheets of butcher block paper (child-sized) crayons black permanent marker Lesson Plan: Have each child lay down on a piece of butcher block paper. Tell the children that you are going to draw the outline of their bodies, […]

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Berry Basket Painting

Children use berry baskets to make different designs with paint. Objectives: To make different designs and colors using paint and plastic berry baskets. Materials: Plastic berry baskets Paint Paper Paint smocks Meat trays Lesson Plan: Have the children put their paint smocks on. Put out several different berry baskets along with several different colors of […]

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Benny’s Pennies Book Activity

Large group lesson using the story Benny’s Pennies.  Objectives: Incorporates rhymes, prediction, math, and recall. Materials: Book: Benny’s Pennies Flannel board Flannel board pieces Posterboard Pennies (real or cutouts) Lesson Plan: During large group, read the story, Benny’s Pennies. Have the children predict what Bennie will buy with each penny based on the illustrations. Emphasize […]

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Art with Colored Shaving Cream

The students use different textures and mediums to paint with. Materials: shaving cream washable finger paint plastic spoons, for stirring bowls paper painting smocks for each child paintbrushes Lesson Plan: Put a 1/2 cup of shaving cream in a bowl Add 1 teaspoon of washable liquid paint. Stir with plastic spoon and leave out for […]

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Animals That Fly or Do Not Fly

Children classify animals according to if they can or cannot fly. Materials: Two large sheets of white blank chart paper Title one Animals That Can Fly and the other Animals That Cannot Fly. Markers Index cards with names of animals printed on them pictures of animals from magazines Lesson Plan: Take the two pieces of […]

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How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World Snack Activity

Students will love this book and activity. Map skills, counting, and following directions are reinforced. Materials: How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World one refrigerator biscuit per child a can of apple pie filling cinnamon sugar Lesson Plan: Have each student press out their biscuit. Take one apple from the filling and […]

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Eggs Filled With Sound-Five Senses

Plastic eggs will be filled with various objects and children will need to use their sense of hearing to figure out what is inside. Objectives: The children will be able to figure out what is inside an egg using their sense of hearing. The children will be able to make guesses and check their answers. […]

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Day 3: Johnny Appleseed for Little Ones Theme Unit

Day 3 – Finish Johnny Appleseed Theme LARGE GROUP ACTIVITIES Poem: ” Ten Red Apples” with hand motions Ten red apples grow on a tree Five for you and five for me Help me shake the tree just so And ten red apples down below 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – […]

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