In Italy and many places around the world Christmas trees are decorated, but the focal point of decoration is the Nativity scene displayed on a...
Oh, my! Tigers, elephants, and monkeys! Jump on board this month with KidsSoup to take an exciting tour through the jungle to learn about these and other junge animals, as well as many types of jungle plants. Through our jungle-themed preschool and kindergarten lesson ideas, crafts, and activities, your children will move like jungle animals, learn jungle animal names, create jungle artworks, practice their handwriting, and play jungle-themed learning games. So join us now and get ready to begin your adventure.
The focus of these fun preschool activities and craft is the beautiful orange and black striped tiger. Children will use the colors orange and black to create tiger artwork and make patterns with buttons or counters, play a predators and prey game to identify the beginning sounds l, p, t, and w, go on a tiger hunt, and practice writing the letter t.
In these group of preschool lessons and activities is monkeys and apes. Children will learn how monkeys and apes are different and the same, match upper- and lowercase letters, develop fine motor skills by making play dough bananas to feed the monkeys, and practice visual discrimination by matching monkey shapes to their shadows.
The focus of these group of preschool activities and lessons is the crocodile. Children will learn how crocodiles and alligators differ, make motions to a funny rhyme presented on a felt board about a crocodile that is trying to catch five little monkeys sitting in a tree, clip crocodile clothespins onto different wheels to build skills such as dividing words into syllables, substitizing, identifying numbers, sight words, etc., and much more.
All about shapes! Preschool children will discover and learn to make shapes from circles to squares to triangles with the help of Sally Snake. Children will listen to and read the book Shapes Sally Snake Can Make and then they will make different shapes on the table, on tracing mats, and on play dough mats with different snake-like manipulatives such as ropes, chenille stems, and play dough.