Sunday, July 21, 2013

Community Helpers

We spent two weeks learning about our community helpers.  We recycled boxes and transformed them into a rockets hip, fire truck, Mail box, Army Tank etc.  The kids loved painting them!

Earth Day FUN for Preschoolers

We celebrated Earth Day by creating our own Earth Mobile with a promise on how we can help keep the Earth clean.  We reused some boxes to make some colorful birdhouses for Spring.  

Preschool letter Kk activities

This week we made kites using our fine motor skills to  make AB pattern, koalas, practice cutting to make our k collage and hopped around the classroom looking for k's to put in our kangaroo pouch! They could play this game for hours.  It rained a lot this week... so we all brought flashlights to play I spy with my little eyes something that starts with k...point flashlights at the letter k. THEY LOVED IT!

Preschool letter Qq Activities

Qq was very hands on.  We painted a lot of Q-tip art, made our own fabric design for our quilts, practiced rubbing quarters and made queens out of our hands.  The queens were our favorite.  The students had to listen for a word that started with Qq.. if they heard a Q word like Quick they would hold their queen up.  GREAT LISTENING SKILL!

Learning Xx was a blast.  We had 3 different treasure hunts where X marks the spot.  The kids loved it! We used painters tape to paint Xxs and we made and X-ray out of Q-tips of our hands.  

We also did report assessments.  We had a pile of different objects and they had to pick up a picture and glue it under the corresponding shape.  It was very easy to see who could sort and categorize by shape (which is what we have been working on all quarter!) Their growth this quarter was amazing!  

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Fun Preschool Easter Activities...

 Chick with the wings made out of their hands....
 Yarn dipped in Elmers glue and a little bit of water. I used about 20 12 inch pieces of yarn I had pre-cut for the students.  The smaller the balloon the better it turns out!
 Traditional egg dying- all 8 of my preschoolers were so quiet doing this! They were concentrating so hard! They loved it!
 We practiced cutting out the bunny head and decorated our baskets with it.  Don't forget the cotton on the back for its tail.

 Number recognition and match.  They got to take the eggs and match the number, if they couldn't recognize the number they counted the dots.
Here is the Easter card we made for the parents! Quick but so cute!

Friday, March 22, 2013

Letter Nn preschool crafts and projects, Spring is here..

This week we worked on the letter Nn. We built our very own Nests, necklaces, practice making numbers with Noodles, and celebrated the first day of spring by making Nine flowers.  We continued our cutting practice by making our Ruby Rhombus person. 

Letter L preschool activities, St. Patrick's Day Crafts

This week we introduced the letter Ll by making lions out of shapes, lucky shamrocks, and leprechauns.   We also made a rainbow with a pot of gold and had a GREEN vegetable and fruit party to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!  If you need any directions on how to make anything let me know!  I love to share!

Friday, March 8, 2013

Letter Y Preschool Projects and Dr. Seuss' birthday

Yy is for yarn, yo yo, yellow and yummy food!  We also celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday by reading his books and eating GREEN eggs and ham this week.  We continue practicing our name everyday!  Writing has never been so much fun! We loved going outside and building our snowman with all the SNOW!