Train Tracks Small World in a Cardboard Box - The Imagination Tree
Turn a cardboard box into a giant small world play scene, with drawn on train tracks and play elements made from everyday recycled materials. This is the perfect rainy afternoon fun set up and encourages creativity and imaginative play. We all know that no child can resist the joyful allure of the humble cardboard box!...Read More »
Tuff Spot Play – Painting With Trains
Yesterday we got a parcel, a rather large parcel. Our Tuff Spot had arrived! For those who don’t know, a Tuff Spot is an large octagonal plastic tray that can be used for hundreds of activiti…
Train Songs : Down at the Station - Let's Play Music
Down At the Station is one of the great train songs as it incorporates learning some numbers too! Lots of suggestions for other train songs too!
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Train Themed Preschool Activity: Let's Ride a Train
For our train unit, we did two fun activities where we pretended to ride trains. These were a big hit. Now the boys pretend to ride or drive trains on their own. Aaron even likes to make his own "tickets" out of small pieces of paper. Train Themed Preschool Activity: Chair Train For the first activity, I simply lined up three chairs near our big window. Right before we did this, I had the idea that the boys might like to have their own tickets and punch them. I quickly drew some 10 ride…
Transportation Counting Mats with Addition and Subtraction - Royal Baloo
Practice simple counting, addition, and subtraction with these fun Transportation Counting Mats! There is lots of fun to be had with this free pritnable!
After watching the animated version of The Train Ride, have children order the main events of the story in this storyboard activity by clicking on the text to put it in the correct sequence. You may also choose to have children work with a partner to retell the story.