Author: Gigi

Foil Imprint Art

It’s Artsy Thursday, and we are on day 4 of NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™. You know what they say: time flies when you’re having fun. Today we are getting our hands messy with some colorful finger paint, and…

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Work Together Wednesday 2017

I am happy to report that Work Together Wednesday (NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™) was a success in my classroom. For me, as a teacher, watching children achieve the different levels of play, is one of the most rewarding….

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Yummy Rice Cake Pig Snack

It’s Tasty Tuesday of NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™, and to honor this fun day and to go along with our farm theme, we are going to be making rice cake pigs. Snack time for preschoolers is much more…

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Rainmaker Craft

This week we will be participating in NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™, which celebrates early learning and young children, along with their teachers and families. So let’s get started – Happy Music Monday! Over the course of the last…

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Paper Plate Sheep Craft

Looking for another art idea for your farm unit? How about this adorable paper plate sheep craft? This is a straightforward activity that is sure to engage young learners. Encourage children to cut their own plates in half. MATERIALS USED:…

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Free Farm Animal Tracing Skills Sheet

Help the animals get to their barns with this fun tracing printable. Lines inclue one straight, big hills, small hills, and one zigzag. PreK children should also be working on their pencil grips (tripod grasps) during this activity. This sheet…

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Charlie Rooster Shape Craft

This Charlie Rooster shape craft is a fabulous extension to the story Friends written and illustrated by Helme Heine. Together, these activities teach pro-social behavior, shape knowledge, and color recognition. As children grow, they become increasingly interested in establishing friendships….

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Free Farm Animal Scissor Skills Printables

Here are some new farm animal scissor skills sheets to go along with our Farm Beginning Sounds Worksheet and our Farm Tracing Skills . There are 3 free scissor printables available: one straight line, one curvy, and one zigzag. Download…

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