The free membership printable this week is a bunny color file folder which is great for color recognition and review. I printed all the patterns on cardstock paper and glued the bunny sheets inside a file folder. I then cut the color circles out and laminated them.
I attached self-adhesive magnets to the back of the color circles and set them out along with the bunny file folder. If you do not have a file folder you can always tape two pieces of construction or cardstock paper together.
In this activity children pick a color circle and place on the blank circle of the bunny with the same color. Play continues until all colors have been match. You can grab the patterns for free until Sunday March 20th ... after that they will only be available in the member's section which is also where the bunny shape tracing is also located.
The free membership printable this week is a bunny alphabet match which is great for letter recognition and review. I printed all the patterns on cardstock paper ... cut them out and laminated them.
I mixed the letter circles up and set them out along with bunny mat. I used both
uppercase and lower case letters but you can use only uppercase or only lowercase letters.
In this activity children pick a letter circle and place it in the blank circle on the bunny on the left side of the mat. They then find the matching letter circle and place it in the blank circle in the bunny on the right. Play continues until all letters have been matched.
You can grab the patterns for free until Sunday March 20th ... after that they will only be available in the member's section which is also where the bunny number match is located.
I put together an Easter egg letter hunt for the children to do today. I took address labels and wrote four letters each on them. I then cut the labels and put on on each plastic egg. Even though it was really cold outside I decided to hide the eggs outside so the children could run around and explore more.
The children searched for the eggs and were told they could only pick up one at a time and bring it back to me to put in our egg bowl. When they picked up an egg they looked to see what letter it was.
If it was a letter they could identify they brought it to me and told me the letter and then put the egg in the bowl. If was not a letter they could read then they left the egg where they found it and searched for another egg with a different letter.
To ensure that everyone could find and put the eggs in the bowl I searched with some of the children who seemed to be having some problems identifying letters. When they showed me the eggs we worked on the what they thought the letters were.
We had a lot of fun searching for our eggs and it was a great way to end the week. I realize that this post may be a bit late for some of you who did not have class today but save the idea for next year ... your students will enjoy it!!
I set up a plastic Easter egg color match for the children to work on their math and fine motor skills. I put twelve plastic eggs (the bottom halves) in a muffin tin and put matching colored buttons in a bowl.
I also set out jumbo tweezers as an option for the children to use. In this activity children put the buttons in the same colored plastic eggs that were in the muffin tin.
Once the children were done putting the buttons in the eggs they did a visual estimate of which one had the most and which one had the least. They then counted how many buttons were in each egg. If you do not have or do not want to use buttons you can also use pom poms for this activity.
You can see a video of this activity here or by clicking below:
These egg suncatchers look so cute in our windows!! They are really easy to make and great for fine motor development. The children cut colored cardstock paper into egg shapes and then cut the center out of the egg leaving about a 3/4 inch border. We set the eggs on open laminating pouches.
The children then cut various colors of tissue paper into small squares and placed them inside the eggs. The next step was to sprinkle glitter over the tissue paper and and laminate. The children cut the eggs out and we hung them up on the windows.
The free daily printable this week is Bunny Alphabet Pick and Cover which is a great activity for developing for letter recognition as well as fine motor skills. I printed all patterns on cardstock paper and glued the bunny mats onto colored cardstock paper.
I laminated all of the pieces and set them out along with playdough that the children rolled into balls. The playdough is used for covering up the letters. If you do not want to use playdough I have also included cover-up circles with the patterns.
In this activity children pick a letter card and cover-up the same letter on the bunny mat. You can do all lowercase ... all uppercase ... or a combination of the two. Play ends when all of the letters on the mats have been covered up. You can grab the patterns for free until Sunday March 29th ... after that they will only be available in the member's section.
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