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Huff and Puff (making predictions - testing - and charting results) will go great with The Three Little Pigs. Great Kindergarten science activity!
Natalie's Story Spoons
The Three Little Pigs! Story spoons in action! Retelling, children, EYFS, early years, literacy, C&L, communication, play, learning! Natalie's Story Spoons!
This week we began the tale of Jack and the Beanstalk. Today I thought I would share a few of the math activities we have been doing. They are obvious ideas but perhaps new in the application in this story! I wanted to take the concepts of "enormous" and "giant" and bring them to life with math. The Giant's Hand and Estimation I had a super large hand photocopied on paper that we estimated how many beans would fit in the palm of the "giant's" hand. Guesses ranged from 4 to 1000. We counted…
Beans and Flower Pots Counting Activity - The Imagination Tree
Have fun playing this beans and flower pots counting activity using the simplest of materials! Playful, hands-on maths game for preschoolers and school age
Sensory Writing in Fairy Dust - The Imagination Tree
Make a magical sensory tray for mark making and early writing using homemade fairy dust and exciting added extras! Such a fun way to ignite the imagination and enthusiasm for young children as they learn their letters and sight words in a playful, hands-on way!
An Educators Take On It
I am in the throws of planning for my upcoming topic on Traditional tales for my reception class. There are so many great traditional tales and fairy tales out there, that I am having a difficult job deciding which stories to cover and in what order to cover them. Whilst the internet is a fantastic resource, I find that I can spend literally hours jumping from one great website or resource to another without really achieving much. In fact I have spent the past few weeks happily pinning fairy…
Preschool--Inspired by the story "Jack and The Beanstalk"---Provide students with various beans & a large green leaf that they can cut out, then you can have them sort, count, glue and make predictions...Great Math & Fine Motor Skills