Month: October 2017

Feed the Squirrels Counting Activity

Every year I like to take my class out for a nature walk to observe the signs of fall. On these walks, we often come across a busy squirrel or two. This provides the perfect teaching opportunity about why squirrels gather and…

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Spooky Halloween Sensory Bin

spooky halloween sensory bin

This Halloween sensory bin is made of just a little bit of spooky and a whole lot of fun! Children learn best by using their senses. Tubs filled with a variety of substances and materials enable young ones to use…

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Halloween Math and Literacy Activities

Trick or treat! Looking for some frighteningly fun Halloween learning activities for kids? This Halloween Math and Literacy pack contains 14 worksheets and 8 center tasks that practice the following skills: – Counting – One-to-one correspondence – Number recognition –…

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Popcorn Fall Tree Craft

Everybody loves the beauty of fall leaves. Happily, there are many wonderful books written on this subject for preschoolers. One of my favorites is Mouse’s First Fall by Lauren Thompson. The story tells of Mouse and his sister Minka’s journey…

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Room on the Broom Craft

room on the broom craft

Let’s make some truly magnificent broomsticks! This extension activity for the delightful book Room on the Broom is all kinds of fun. Paired with the story, this craft helps children to practice rhyming (phonemic awareness), rhythm and repetition, pro-social behavior,…

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