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File Folder Games and Activities. *Be sure to enter the giveway which can be found here! It ends tonight! A few years ago I made some file folder games for my kids. They are quite popular in the area we live in, so some of you may be familiar with them. Magnet Mosaics. Magnet Mosaics Magnet Mosaics are designed to help children at many levels. For your youngest children, print a page below. Place it onto a baking sheet and put round circular Expo brand magnets on each circle to make the design. For your older children, print the blank page and a design sheet from below. Have the child put the blank sheet on the baking sheet. Amazon now carries circular magnets that will work with magnet pages. Brown Bear MosaicsBlack SheepBlue HorseBrown BearGold FishGreen FrogPurple CatRed BirdYellow Duck Flags of the World MosaicsCanadian FlagFinland FlagFrance FlagGermany FlagIrish FlagJapan FlagNorway FlagRussian FlagSweden FlagTanzania FlagUS Flag It Looked Like Spilled MilkActivity Other MosaicsAppleApple Tree Bat.

100 Day Activities  All About Me. Magnet Pages for The Gruffalo To use a magnet page, begin by printing off the worksheet.

100 Day Activities  All About Me

Purchase circular Expo Brand whiteboard magnets. I have seen them at Sam's Club, sometimes packaged with push pins, or on EBay. Have the children put the paper on a cookie sheet. I recommend the Bakers Secret brand one that is 9x13. Teacher Planet - Great Resources, Lessons and Units. Living Life Intentionally. 1StumbleUpon What kid doesn't like Pizza? Here is a fun pizza preschool pack that teaches toddler, preschool, kindergarten, and 1st grade homeschoolers lots of great math and language arts skills as well as some nutritional ways of eating. {FREE} Seussical Learning Pack. 3StumbleUpon 1 In preparation for celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd I put together a {FREE} Dr. Seuss Inspired Preschool Learning pack back in 2012.

Unfortunately, the beautiful inspired by Dr. Seuss graphics I purchased have been pulled from circulation because the Dr. The Activity Mom: Pretend Play Shopping Lists (printable) The Activity Mom Sharing Activities and Ideas that Make Learning Fun Get Our Activities by Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

The Activity Mom: Pretend Play Shopping Lists (printable)

Chasing Cheerios: South African Flag Puzzle. Brown_Bear_edited_2011. Toddler and Preschooler Activity Bag Fun! Oh, activity bags, how I love thee, let me count the ways . . .

Toddler and Preschooler Activity Bag Fun!

I first discovered the concept of activity bags around the time my twins were born. We had just moved, I was hugely pregnant, on bed-rest for awhile and then tending to newborn twins who were nursing around the clock and mostly only sleeping in arms. Love My Life x4....: Color Beginnings: Printables. Early Learning Activities For Pre-K and Kindergarten. Magnetic Pick-Up Game This game is a lot of fun for the children to play.

Early Learning Activities For Pre-K and Kindergarten

You can use it to teach/reinforce many skill concepts such as letters ... numbers ... shape ... colors ... and sight words. You will need: Metal washers about the size of a fifty cent piece (you can find these at Menards or any hardware store). Small magnets (I got a pack of fifty at Michael's Craft Store for under six dollars). Stretchy bead thread (found in the bead isle of the craft store). Wood dowels cut into 16 inch lengths with a hole drilled into one end. Busy Bag Exchange & Ideas. I keep seeing ideas for Busy Bags all over on Pinterest and other blogs that I come across.

My cute friend Kristin set up a Busy Bag Exchange, you probably remember me mentioning it before, and had QUITE the turn out. Anyone that signed up had to do so by a certain date and sign up for a specific activity so everyone would know how many bags to make of their activity. She had 27 people sign up for the Toddler age group and 20 people signed up for the Preschool age group. Topic Playdough Activity Mats for Early Years. Topic Playdough Activity Mats Transport playdough mats (Ref: SB1368) A set of 5 printable playdough mats linked to a transport theme.

Topic Playdough Activity Mats for Early Years

Second Story Window: busy bag. I'm sharing some experiences and ideas from the recent busy bag exchange I posted.

Second Story Window: busy bag

You can read part 1 here and part 2 here. You can see the rest of the ideas I gathered for the swap on this google doc. Today I'm sharing the preschool aged busy bags from the exchange. Felt Shapes. 2 Teaching Mommies: All About Me- My Body. This unit has been expanded.

2 Teaching Mommies: All About Me- My Body

So, make sure and check out the additional printables here. We are so excited to share our very first unit with you! We hope by providing these materials to you free of charge, it will make your life easier! Lesson Plan: The lesson plan includes all the lessons for the week, as well as optional ideas. Items following the lesson plan are just the printables or links to websites we used to teach these plans.

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The Ultimate Road Trip Activity Bag. By Melanie Haiken Nothing derails a family road trip faster than bored backseat passengers. A well-stocked activity bag can mute the "Are we there yet? " melody from the rear and help you log some serious miles in peace. How elaborate your activity bag should be depends on the length of your trip, how many children you'll need to entertain, and their ages and attention spans. These parent- and kid-tested supplies will help you motor without meltdowns. Books on tape or CD: Nothing makes the miles fly by faster. Planet of the Apels: Busy Bag Swap: Day 5 (Playdough Mats)

There are so many! I love the book, Treasuring God in Our Traditions by Noel Piper. Preschool Bible Lapbooks. Easter Lapbook, Resurrection Lapbook. Making Learning Fun. A Journey Through Learning Lapbooks Blog. Though our products are meant to be cut and pasted by the preschool crowd…This mama-Betty-doesn’t let her preschoolers near scissors or glue.

A Journey Through Learning Lapbooks Blog

Printable Packs.