snowman alphabet pick and cover
The free membership printable this week is snowman alphabet pick and cover for letter recognition and fine motor. I printed the patterns on cardstock paper and laminated them.
In this activity children pick a letter cards and then cover up the same letter on the snowman mat. You can use buttons ... pom poms ... playdough ... or the included cover up circles.
You can grab the patterns below for free until Sunday January 27th ... after that date they will only be available in the member's section which is also where I have added snowman number pick and cover mats.
snowman alphabet pick and cover
The free membership printable this week is Hot Cocoa Number Match for number recognition and review. I printed the patterns on cardstock paper ... cut them out and then laminated them.
I set the hot cocoa cups and number circles out on the table in to separate piles. I made sure the numbers were all mixed up in each pile. Children put the cups in numerical order and then put the matching number circle on top of each cup.
You can grab the patterns below for free until Sunday January 28th ... after that date they will only be available in the member's section which is also where I have added Hot Cocoa Alphabet Match.
hot cocoa number match
We made puffy paint penguins after circle time today. It was a great project for scissor skills ... sensory and fine motor development. We used black and orange cardstock paper to make the the penguins. We free cut the penguin shapes but I have included patterns that you can trace around on the cardstock paper.
The next step was to make the puffy paint which was really easy. The children mixed 1 cup of shaving cream and 1/2 cup of white glue together with a craft stick. The puffy paint should be like a thick marshmallow topping ... if it is not you can add more glue.
The children applied the puffy paint to the penguins using either their fingers or craft sticks. The penguins took a while to dry because of the thickness of the paint.
You can see a video of this activity by clicking below:
I made a snowman and snowflake themed tic-tac-toe game and I wanted to share it with you. Just print the patterns on cardstock paper ... cut out and laminate. Play as a traditional tic-tac-toe game.
The free membership printable this week is Snowman Color Match for color recognition. I printed the patterns on cardstock paper and and cut them out.
I set the snowman cards and color circles out in a basket making sure the colors were mixed up. The children picked a snowman card and then found the matching color circle and put it in the blank circle on the card.
You can grab the patterns below for free until Sunday January 14th ... after that date they will only be available in the member's section which is also where I have added a snowman number sequence.
snowman color match
I made a snowman roll and cover mat to work on math and fine motor skills. I printed the mat on cardstock paper and laminated it. I then set it out with dice and glass cover-ups.
In this activity children roll the dice and cover up the same number on the snowman mat. Play continues until all numbers have been covered. I made both numbers 1-6 and 2-12 (roll two dice and add) mats. Click the link below to download.
snowman roll and cover
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