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Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Autumn, Blog, Fall, Halloween, October Themes |

Last Minute Preschool Halloween Ideas

Last Minute Preschool Halloween Ideas

Some of these last minute preschool Halloween ideas just came to me today! Talk about last minute…tomorrow is Halloween!



Sorting By Two Attributes

Last Minute Preschool Halloween Ideas  Spider webs in shoe boxes. The pic doesn’t show it very well but there are cards in front of each box with spider/fly on one side and orange/black on the other side. The flies are just a printed pic of a realistic fly laminated and cut out. They are stuck onto the ribbon web with scotch tape. Kiddos grab a spider or fly and sort. 

Science

Last Minute Preschool Halloween Ideas  Stirring our brew. Black paydough. See recipe below.

Art

      Marble painting spider webs and handprint spiders! I cut out “web shapes” the children marble painted with white paint. Later we painted handprint spiders. This is achieved by turning the paper after the first handprint is done. Then overlapping the palms so the fingers stick out on both sides. Let it dry and cut them out



Dramatic Play

   Last Minute Preschool Halloween Ideas  Masking tape web on a window and table. On the window (actually our door to the playground) I used masking tape first and then added double sided tape to some of the web to make it sticky like real web.




 

 

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Posted by on Oct 22, 2017 in Art, Autumn, Blog, Halloween, Math & Science, October Themes |

Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

The Halloween fun has begun!

Magic Pumpkin Song Video

5 Little Pumpkins Video

👻Halloween Fun🎃  The pattern for these masks is Free at Printables!




Collaborations

👻Halloween Fun🎃  This is no Itsy Bitsy Spider. He measures about 3 feet across! We sing Itsy Bitsy Spider then we sing “Biggy Wiggy Spider” with the same tune and same lyrics but deep BIG voices!

 Our Jack-O-Lantern is also very big although there’s no reference point in the pic. Both of this and the spider were collaborative works.

Sensory Tables

  These sensory tables are great fun.

Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

👻Halloween Fun🎃



Math

👻Halloween Fun🎃  Matching Dollar Tree character erasers.

👻Halloween Fun🎃  Counting Dollar Tree spiders putting them in Dollar Tree pumpkins.

Science

👻Halloween Fun🎃     Skwishy, gooey, yucky. Wet angel hair pasta, wet pumpkin seeds and guts, grape jelly, wet eggs (small). All set inside bowls and covered tightly with grocery bags. Cut an X in the top of the bag to create an opening just big enough for tiny 3 or 4 year old hands. Let the “fun” begin!

Art

  Stickers on haunted house pattern. Find the pattern for Free at Printables!

👻Halloween Fun🎃  Painted pumpkins.

  DAP Jack-O-Lanterns. Children cut out their own pumpkin shape, then they were offered different shapes to glue on.



  Painting pumpkins at the easle.

Displays

  👻Halloween Fun🎃

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Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Autumn, Blog, October Themes, Uncategorized |

Fall Bulletin Board

Fall Bulletin Board

Fall Bulletin Board

You can find the pattern for this tree at Printables!





Fall Bulletin Board

The Giving Tree

This fall bulletin board changes (like real trees do) seasonally. The boy catches apples, green leaves, snowflakes, or little blossoms depending on the season.

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Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Autumn, Blog, October Themes |

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week




Your Escape Plan

Fire prevention week is observed nationally by many schools.

Click here to map out your own escape plan for your home.

The second week of October is National Fire Prevention Week. Children everywhere will be learning about calling 911 and Stop Drop & Roll. Preschoolers are no exception!

Stop Drop & Roll!

Fire Prevention Week   Fire Prevention Week

Calling 911

Small children can learn what an emergency is and how to dial 911. Many families today don’t have home phones which means children need to know how to access the phone part of cell phones.

Fire Prevention Week



Art

  Fire Prevention Week   Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week   Fire Prevention Week

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Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Art, Autumn, Math & Science, Music, October Themes |

Welcome Fall

Welcome Fall

These are our plans for next week’s Welcome Fall theme.  Children can learn that there are two words for this season. We teach them both Fall an autumn.

Science

Welcome Fall

Make a tray with parts of nature found in our neighborhood. Our tray includes leaves, goards, pine cones, chestnuts in their spiked shells and chestnuts out of their shells, oh and a magnifying glass.

Math

Sorting Leaves

Welcome Fall  Welcome Fall

We collect leaves from around our school campus. Then we bring them to circle time and sort them by color. Every child gets a turn or two to glue leaves onto matching construction paper. Fun stuff!




Manipulatives
Welcome Fall

There’s almost always at least a few lacing cards in our classroom. They’re great fine muscle and eye -hand coordination.

Art

Gray Squirrels

 

Gray Squirrel’s Tail

Here’s a link to our Free gray squirrel pattern

Music

First these are the songs we sing.

Gray Squirrel

Gray squirrel, gray squirrel swish your bushy tail.

Gray squirrel, gray squirrel swish your bushy tail.

Wrinkle up your little nose. Hold your nut between your toes.

Gray squirrel, gray squirrel swish your bushy tail.

Gray squirrel, gray squirrel swish your bushy tail.

Orange, Yellow, Red, and Brown

 

 

 

 

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