Letter Kk....q-tip painting, puzzles, color and cut, stickers and sorting!
They had such a great time delivering their valentine cards! So much kindness and love happening!
The younger children made handprint poems and the older kiddos made finger print hearts for their parents. Have a Happy Valentine's Day!!
They used stickers to outline hearts and they also placed stickers in their journals. The older kiddos cut strips of paper and glued the pieces on a heart.
They used small stickers to outline a heart.
Sorting promotes logical thinking as toddlers need to use reasoning skills to determine where each item belongs in a particular category. Sorting can also be a social activity when done with peers. Sorting activities encourage communication, cooperation and teamwork. The older children sorted letters and the younger children sorted colors. They asked several times, "can we do it again?"
The preschoolers have been working so hard on their Valentine cards. They made a card for each of their friends and they did such amazing work! They used, stickers, pens, and markers.
There were many different types of plants during the Jurassic times. Dinosaurs were big and heavy, so they left big footprints in the earth. The kiddos created a path and dipped dinosaur feet in paint and made footprints on the path. They were also encouraged to draw plants along the path they created. We built words using letters l, e and v and stamped letters Ee, Ll and Vv.
They colored letter V coloring sheet, they were encouraged to cut red paper and glue on the V.
They 2 year olds colored in their journals and the 3/4 year olds glued ovals in their journals.
You may think, geez, this is boring my child brings home the same name plate over and over. Well, there is so much more than just what you see on the name plate. To begin learning their name we use shapes and colored paper. They first learn to match up the letters, then they learn how to put name together without any prompts, then they start tracing the letters, and then start cutting out the shapes themselves and writing their name by themselves.
We work on their names daily! They are counting the number of letters in their name, they are learning colors, they are learning shapes, scissor skills, writing skills and eventually we start incorporating patterns when completing their name! They are also learning the letters and recognizing the names of their classmates. See the stages in the pictures!