Ladybug Play Dough Math Mats

Ladybug Play Dough Mats

Little bug enthusiasts will enjoy counting and fine motor practice with this set of Ladybug Play Dough Math Mats. These will go great with a Bug or Insect Theme. Find more of these mats on the play dough math mats page. To prepare these play dough mats, print them on card stock paper and either laminate them or […]

Easter Counting for Preschool Math

Easter Egg Counting for Pre-K

Try this Easter Counting Activity for your pre-k students to practice counting skills with stickers. Also, find more Easter Activities here. Prepare the Easter Counting Activity To prepare the activity, cut a large egg shape out of white construction paper. Use colored masking tape to make the dividing stripes across the egg. (I used light blue masking […]

Transition to Small Group

Classroom Transitions: Small Group

Making transitions from one activity to another in the classroom often takes some trial and error. Transitions are an important part of our day in pre-k, even though they seem like minor moments that don’t even make it onto our written schedule. Recently I got emails from teachers asking me how we transition to small group. I thought it might […]

Worms Play Dough Math Mats

Worms Play Dough Math Mats

In time for Spring and Earth Day, I’m sharing these play dough counting mats with worms in the dirt! Your prekinders will enjoy practicing math and fine motor skills while making something creepy! Look for more of these play dough mats on my play dough math mats page. To prepare these play dough mats, I print them on […]

Weighing and Comparing Rocks

What's Lighter than a Rock? science experiment for preschool kids

What preschool kid doesn’t enjoy collecting rocks? Here’s an integrated science and math activity where kids have the opportunity to work with one of their favorite treasures. This is an activity you can have in your science center, or it could be used as a small group activity. For this activity, you’ll need a balance scale, rocks collected […]

Weather Picture-Word Cards

Weather Word Cards

This set of Weather Picture Word Cards can be added to your Writing Center during a Weather Theme. I have included all kinds of weather, with words like sunny, cloudy, stormy, as well as blizzard, flood, hurricane, the four seasons, and others. There are a total of 20 words. Find more word card sets in the Picture Word […]

Dinosaur Play Dough Mats

Dinosaur Play Dough Math Mats

These Dinosaur Play Dough Counting Mats will help your pre-k kids learn counting skills while playing and exercising their fine motor muscles. These will go great with a Dinosaur Theme. You can also find many more Play Dough Mats here. To prepare these mats, just print and either laminate or slip them in clear page […]

Post Office Dramatic Play

Post Office Mailbag

This month, we have a Post Office in our dramatic play center. February is a good month for this because the children “deliver mail” on Valentine’s Day, so it ties in well. Look for more of my Dramatic Play centers here — I’ve been sharing one each month this year. At the bottom of this post, I will […]

Dinosaur Picture-Word Cards

Dinosaur Picture Word Cards Printable

The newest set of picture-word cards for the Picture Word Cards collection is the much-requested dinosaurs set! There are actually two sets. One set has 12 dinosaur cards with their looong names and pictures. The other set has a variety of words related to dinosaurs (egg, bone, claw, volcano, etc.) which are shorter and probably easier for prekinder kids. However, […]