Story themes

Collection by Rachael Wilkins

Flowers Alphabet Activity What a fun gross motor activity to play after reading the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar!What a fun gross motor activity to play after reading the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar! Hungry Caterpillar Party, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities, Caterpillar Preschool, Gross Motor Skills, Eric Carle, Preschool Activities, Book Activities, Nutrition Activities, Preschool Kindergarten
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What a fun gross motor activity to play after reading the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Paper Plate UFO Kids will love making this flying saucer from paper plates and craft jewels! This would be great hanging from the ceiling of a bedroom or playroom as well. The post Paper Plate UFO was featured on Fun Family Crafts.

Space crafts for kids

If you're looking for fun space crafts for the kids to make, we have plenty! Whether it's space ships, aliens, rockets or the planet and stars, find lots of fun space crafts here.

Space Station Role Play This is a super cool theme for a classroom computer area! Dramatic Play Area, Dramatic Play Centers, Space Classroom, Classroom Themes, Space Preschool, Preschool Activities, Space Activities For Kids, Space Projects, Space Crafts
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Space Station Role Play

The Three Little Pigs! Story spoons in action! Retelling children EYFS early years literacy C&L communication play learning!

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!

Playdough and shell craft - set up as an invitation to play with one done?

Playdough and shells: so much fun for little ones - Mother Natured

Exploring playdough and shells together can inspire interesting questions and creations. It's a perfect activity that pairs playful fun with learning.

Jack and the Beanstalk - Math Ideas - Fairy Dust Teaching Measurement Activities, Eyfs Activities, Fairy Tale Activities, Math Games, Circus Activities, Maths Eyfs, Traditional Tales, Traditional Stories, Eyfs Jack And The Beanstalk
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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…

The Gruffalo! Play dough Gruffalos from Rachel ( Gruffalo Eyfs, Gruffalo Activities, Gruffalo Party, Eyfs Activities, Nursery Activities, The Gruffalo, Activities For Kids, Playdough Activities, World Book Day Activities
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The Gruffalo! - Stimulating Learning

A few activities linked with the story, 'The Gruffalo', for the Early Years classroom - from Rachel (",)

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Jack and the Beanstalk's Magic Beans

Easy Kids Halloween Crafts - Potato Print Monsters (Via Mollymoo Crafts)

Potato Printing Monsters for everyday fun

potato printing fun in the kitchen - add paint, googly eyes and a few cotton buds to create goofy, scary or pretty monsters...

☞❤ Looking for easy Halloween craft ideas for preschool kids and toddlers? This round up of Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers has loads of ideas that you can do at home or in a school setting. Great craft ideas for Halloween class parties too! Theme Halloween, Halloween Tags, Halloween Celebration, Halloween Makeup, Halloween Printable, Vintage Halloween, Kids Crafts, Fall Crafts, Space Crafts For Kids
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Shape monsters---can incorporate shapes, vertices and adjectives all in one. Have the kids create their shape monster then describe it using math vocabulary and afjectives

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Jack and the Beanstalk. My kids had fun "climbing up" the beanstalk and finding the giant's feet waiting for them.

3 Little Pigs stick puppets. I'd make them for lots of fairy tales, with enough characters that the kids could make write their own Preschool Crafts, Preschool Activities, Crafts For Kids, Arts And Crafts, Preschool Education, Pig Crafts, Book Crafts, Three Little Pigs Story, Fairy Tale Crafts
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Play Pretend - Three Little Pigs Puppets

Play ideas, craft activities, preschool education ideas, messy play, sensory development for preschoolers, toddlers and Early Years.

Kitchen Floor Crafts: Pirates' Gold Number Play (can adapt for music game) / Book Week 2018 ideas / could adapt to have Dewey numbers instead Preschool Pirate Theme, Pirate Activities, Activities For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Pirate Games, Motor Activities, Gruffalo Activities, Pirate Day, Pirate Birthday
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Pirates' Gold Number Play

We've been exploring Pirate Week here at our house. We all love pirates; in fact I realized I've never shared this picture from this past Ha...

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Create a way for Rapunzel to escape the tower to rescue herself Class Displays, School Displays, Library Displays, Classroom Displays, Classroom Door, Classroom Themes, Chateau Fort Moyen Age, Castles Topic, Fairy Tales Unit
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fairy tale classroom display

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Superworm by Julia Donaldson, fun preschool play activities for learning and fun bringing this favourite children's storybook to life Eyfs Activities, Nursery Activities, Playdough Activities, Activities For Kids, Nature Activities, Preschool Ideas, Minibeasts Eyfs, Julia Donaldson Books, Maths Eyfs
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Superworm Play dough Activity

Bring the storybook Superworm by Julia Donaldson to life with this simple to set up play dough activity for young children.