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Christian Pre-K Activities: Joseph
These Christian pre-k activities for the Bible story of Joseph & the coat of many colors are ideal for your Christian preschool program, Vacation Bible School, or homeschool Bible lesson. Your preschoolers will enjoy the sequencing tasks mini-book, coat puppets, play dough mats, Bible verse sheets, and more. These fun, hands-on activities will engage your preschool class as they learn about the Bible story of Joseph and his coat of many colors!
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Name Writing Practice Activities
These name-writing practice activities are perfect for preschoolers as they prepare for school next year. These fun and engaging activities help kids learn to write their names. Preschoolers will love tracing their names in sand or making glitter glue letters or another one of the fun activities. Explore this collection of fun name-writing activities to get your child ready for preschool next year.
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Fun Pond Life Activities for Summer
These fun pond life activities will excite your preschoolers as they explore the exciting world of pond creatures. Immerse your preschoolers in the fascinating realm of frogs, turtles, and fish through these fun, engaging activities. From lively games like frog hop to creating a floor graph using eggs and plastic animals, children will love these pond-life-themed activities. Activities include games, art, math, and literacy making this the perfect collection of activities for summer!
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Collection of Learning Letter Sounds Activities
This collection of learning letter-sounds activities offers the best methods to teach your preschoolers about letter sounds. Excite your preschool kids with fun games and engaging activities that can be done at home. Included are lots of fun game ideas and free printables that will make learning letter sounds fun for your preschooler!
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Beginning of School Activities for Pre-K
PreKinders shares some Pre-K & Preschool activities for the first days of school.For Pre-K In the beginning of the year, we spend a lot of time talking about rules and practicing rules. Try out these fun activities as you kick off your new school year!
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Free End of Year Gift Tags for Pre-K
Check out this assortment of free printable end-of-the-year gift tags for your student gifts. Discover fun, colorful tags ready for printing and gather inspiration for easy gift ideas to share with your preschool students during end-of-the-year celebrations and graduations. These free printables are user-friendly and will add a special touch to the student's gifts. Check out this collection of gift ideas with free printable tags guaranteed to delight your preschool students!
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FREE Pattern Block Mats for Kids
Pattern blocks teach children about shapes and geometry, as well as develop their visual discrimination skills. Check out PreKinder's variety of free printable pattern block printables to use in your classroom for your Pre-K or Preschool class!
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Bug Jar Printables for Preschool Math
These bug jar printables are perfect for exciting your preschooler about math! Engage your preschoolers in hands-on learning as they explore counting and sorting with this fun activity. Whether using plastic bugs or foam shapes, your preschooler will have a blast sorting bugs by color, or type, or placing a given number of bugs in the jars. Incorporate this free, printable activity into a bug-themed math class or as a way to excite your preschooler about bugs!
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Free Printable Ocean Word Cards
These ocean picture-word cards are an excellent addition to any ocean-themed activity. The cards are offered as a free printable and feature thirty-one colorful ocean-related words. This printable resource can be used to make a word wall about the ocean or to create a picture dictionary. Your preschoolers will love the vibrant cards with some of their favorite ocean animals on them including a dolphin, a whale, and a crab. Make the most of this free, printable resource!
These pre-k Bible story activities for Daniel & the lions' den are designed to engage and excite your preschool class. Perfect for Christian preschools, vacation Bible school, or a home Bible lesson, these fun, hands-on activities will captivate your preschoolers. You'll find sequencing cards, a mini book, play dough mats, and more. This resource has everything you need to bring the Bible story of Daniel & the lion's den to life for your preschool class!
Pre-K Bible Story Activities for Daniel
These pre-k Bible story activities for Daniel & the lions' den are designed to engage and excite your preschool class. Perfect for Christian preschools, vacation Bible school, or a home Bible lesson, these fun, hands-on activities will captivate your preschoolers. You'll find sequencing cards, a mini book, play dough mats, and more. This resource has everything you need to bring the Bible story of Daniel & the lion's den to life for your preschool class!
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Bugs in the Sensory Table - PreKinders
PreKinders shares this fun Bugs in the Sensory Table activity for Preschool! If ever you do a Bug study in your class, you need to try this fun sensory table idea that your kids will have a ball with!
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Bible Story Print & Fold Books: For Pre-K & Preschool Kids
These Bible Story Print & Fold books by PreKinders are quick and easy to prepare for your Jewish or Christian preschool program. Print & Fold books are a great way to communicate with parents the Bible story their children have been learning in class.
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Seed Book Project for Kids
This seed book project for kids can be used as a hands-on activity in your science center. It also works well as a fun project to do at home with your kids. Using zipper sandwich bags, a variety of seeds, masking tape, and a downloadable cover template, the project is easy to assemble and creates a fun, educational resource for your preschoolers. Spark curiosity and exploration in your kids this summer with this fun, hands-on seed book project!
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Zacchaeus Activities for Christian Preschoolers
These activities for the Bible story of Zacchaeus are ideal for a Christian preschool program, homeschool Bible lesson, or Sunday school class. These free printables include sequencing, a Bible memory verse sheet, a mini book, and more. Check out these activities to enrich your Bible lesson on Zacchaeus and promote hands-on learning activities about the Bible story with your preschool class!
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Fun & Simple Family Themed Activities for Pre-K
These family themed activities are fun and simple and perfect for your preschool class as they learn about families and family dynamics. Focus on math skills by making a people object graph, classifying boys and girls, and a baby grid game. Many other simple ideas and fun activities are included to engage your preschool class in hands-on activities and lively discussions that focus on families.
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Survival Guide for Pre-K Teachers Starting the New Year
This survival guide for pre-k teachers starting a new school year is a collection of practical ideas, printables, and lessons designed to kickstart the school year. This guide aims to equip teachers to navigate the beginning of the school year covering essentials such as preparing your classroom, setting up centers, books to read for the beginning of school, a classroom wish list, and much more. New or experienced teachers, check out this valuable resource!
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Bugs Activities for Preschool Literacy
These bug activities for preschoolers will immerse your class into the exciting world of bugs and insects. Look through this collection to find fun and engaging activities that promote literacy. Your students will love creating bug twins, playing bug bingo, bug stamping, ladybug roll and write, and retelling the story of the very hungry caterpillar. Also find bright, colorful insect picture word cards available as a free printable. Check out these fun, bugs activities!
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Christian Preschool Activities Archives
Explore this Christian preschool activities archives that offer an array of resources tailored for your Christian preschool program, homeschooling, or Sunday School class. Discover Bible story retelling pages, verse papers, sequencing cards, printable books, and more. Units include stories from both the Old and New Testaments, alongside sections for holidays and other Christian themes. Check out this invaluable collection of Christian preschool activities!
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Bible Story Print & Fold Books for Pre-K
This collection of Bible story print and fold books is a wonderful resource for Jewish or Christian preschool settings. These free printables offer a simple, easy way for students to communicate with their families about what they are learning in class. These free printables require only printing and folding. With stories from both the Old and New Testaments, this resource provides a fun, easy way to bring Bible stories to life for your preschool class!
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Fun Dinosaur Pasta Skeleton Activities
These dinosaur pasta skeleton activities provide a fun, exciting way for your preschool class to learn about dinosaurs. Let their creativity soar as they embark on two thrilling craft projects: crafting dinosaur skeletons using pasta and the free printable and creating dinosaurs with pasta in play dough. Ignite their curiosity and enthusiasm as your preschool class takes a fun, dinosaur-themed journey of learning!
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Insect Picture Word Cards
PreKinders shares these Bug Word Cards that you can use for any literary activity in your Pre-K or Preschool class! These Insect Picture Word Cards will work well with a Bug Theme! Grab this free printable today to make teaching even more fun for both you and your students!
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Patriotic USA Activities for Pre-K Kids
PreKinders shares many fun Pre-K & Preschool theme ideas for learning about the USA. If you are planning ahead for a Patriotic Holiday or theme, you need to check out these great resources for your class!
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Beginning of School Activities for Pre-K
PreKinders shares some Pre-K & Preschool activities for the first days of school.For Pre-K In the beginning of the year, we spend a lot of time talking about rules and practicing rules. Try out these fun activities as you kick off your new school year!
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Pond Life Sensory Table for Kids
These sensory table ideas from PreKinders are great to set up during a Pond Life unit. Children can play in the water in the sensory table while also exploring a model pond habitat and afloat and sink lily pad table. This cool hands-on activity will be loved by your students!
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Dinosaur Pasta Skeletons Preschool Activity
PreKinders shares two ways to make dinosaur pasta skeletons with your preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten students. Kids will love this fun learning and hands-on activity! Use this activity idea during a dinosaur theme!
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5 Mistakes for Teachers to Avoid the First Week of Pre-K
There are five mistakes that teachers of preschool students typically make during the first week of school. After years of teaching, I now avoid doing these five things. Many activities may not work well, but are done as a matter of tradition, done because it's cute, or done because other teachers are doing it. Check out these five things you want to avoid as a teacher of preschool students during your first week of school!
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End of the Year Gift Ideas with Free Printable Tags
This collection of ideas for end-of-the-year gifts is a valuable resource when searching for fun, easy gifts to celebrate the end of the year with your preschool class. These user-friendly printables will make the gift giving fun and memorable and add a special touch without all the extra work. Check out this list of gift-giving ideas for your preschool class and use some of the free printable tags to make the gifts for your preschool students special and memorable!
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Ideas for Pre-K Student Portfolios
These ideas for pre-k student portfolios provide an excellent method for maintaining organization with your student's work and observations. Ideas include capturing photos of your students, jotting down anecdotal notes, preserving stories, and collecting samples of their work. Use these portfolios during parent conferences to showcase your student's accomplishments. Check out these ideas for student's portfolios for your preschool class!
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Ocean Songs for Preschool Kids
This collection of ocean songs for preschool kids has been compiled from the web. From sing-along melodies to songs for moving and skill-building, there is something for everyone! Preschoolers will enjoy these catchy tunes as they sing about fish, sailboats, sailors, pirates, animals in the ocean, starfish, jellyfish, and more. Use this collection of songs as a fun, engaging way to teach your preschool class about the ocean!
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Ideas for End of the Year Clean Up in Pre-K
This collection of ideas for end-of-the-year clean-up will assist teachers in preparing their classrooms for summer. Engage your students by involving them in the process, such as using the sensory table to wash items for the science and block centers. Make it a group effort by providing baby wipes for students to help wipe down chairs and doors. Students will enjoy these hands-on activities as they help clean their classroom at the end of the year! Check out this collection of ideas!
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Rainforest Word Cards for Preschool Pre-K
PreKinders features these free printable rainforest word cards that you could use during a rain forest theme. Grab this free preschool printable and check out her ideas she shares on how you can use these in your class!
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Pre-K Classroom Rules
PreKinders shares these colorful printable rule posters to use in your classroom. Preschool classroom rules should be short, and easy to understand by a young child. These colorful posters will help your child or students be able to easily visualize the rules and make them fun to follow along!
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Bugs in the Sensory Table - PreKinders
PreKinders shares this fun Bugs in the Sensory Table activity for Preschool! If ever you do a Bug study in your class, you need to try this fun sensory table idea that your kids will have a ball with!
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Dinosaur Pasta Skeletons Preschool Activity
PreKinders shares two ways to make dinosaur pasta skeletons with your preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten students. Kids will love this fun learning and hands-on activity! Use this activity idea during a dinosaur theme!
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Free End of Year Certificates for Preschool
Explore these free, printable end-of-year certificates designed specifically for pre-k, preschool, and kindergarten students. Not only are these certificates easy to print, but they are also customizable, making your job as a teacher easier. Also, find ideas to make your end-of-year celebration fun and exciting. Check out these free printable and customizable certificates for your end-of-year preschool celebrations.
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Collection of Ocean Activities for Kids
This collection of ocean activities for kids is perfect for an ocean-themed unit. Ideas include learning activities for math, literacy, science, and more. Explore a book list, get creative with fine motor skills through the sea shell play dough mats, and make fun art projects with colored tape fish, wax resist ocean art, and sea salt paint. These fun, hands-on activities will delight and engage your preschoolers as they learn about the ocean!
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Collection of Pattern Block Mats for Preschool Math
This collection of pattern block mats is tailored for your preschool math class. Use these free, printable mats to initiate geometry and shape lessons in a fun and engaging manner. Available in both color and blackline editions, these free printable mats guarantee a hands-on math experience. Animals that preschoolers commonly have as pets, such as cats, dogs, turtles, fish, snakes, and horses, are included. Use these free, printable pattern block mats in your math curriculum soon!
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Dog & Cat Food Play Dough Mats
These dog and cat food play dough mats are a delightful way to engage your preschool class in the world of math. Designed to engage your preschoolers, these mats promote the development of fine motor skills, counting proficiency, and number recognition. Watch as your students immerse themselves in the fun of creating play dough food for their pets and placing the food in the bowls. Use these free printables to ignite the excitement of math in your classroom during a pet-themed unit!
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Tree & Leaf Science Activities, Tree Life Cycle for Preschool, Pre-K
This free printable Oak Tree Life Cycle set from PreKinders includes a book, sequencing cards and full color photos that can be used to show children the life cycle of an oak tree: from acorn, to seedling, to young oak tree, to full grown oak tree. These can be added to the science center and children can look at the book, arrange the cards in order, or put together the life cycle puzzle.
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Classroom Organizing Tips
PreKinders shares a great way to organize your teaching materials at the end of the school year. You may find this helpful at any time of the year, but especially at the end with all of the material accumulated throughout the year. Here you will find some great tips to help you out!
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FREE Animal Tracks Book for Kids
PreKinders shares a FREE printable Animal Tracks Book with Matching Card set in full-color photos and a blackline ink-saving edition. Learn about forest animals in Pre-K with this fun learning resource!
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Bible Story Print & Fold Books: For Pre-K & Preschool Kids
These Bible Story Print & Fold books by PreKinders are quick and easy to prepare for your Jewish or Christian preschool program. Print & Fold books are a great way to communicate with parents the Bible story their children have been learning in class.
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Insect Picture-Word Cards for Pre-K
These insect-themed picture word cards are ideal for your preschool class during a bug-themed lesson. This free printable can be used to construct a picture dictionary, enrich your picture word wall, or incorporate it into your writing center activities. Featuring eleven colorful cards showcasing preschooler's favorite bugs like caterpillars, grasshoppers, ladybugs, and more, this resource is ideal for engaging your preschoolers as they learn about the fascinating world of bugs!
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Free Printable Ocean Word Cards
This set of free printable ocean word cards will make an excellent addition to any ocean-themed unit. Featuring thirty-one vivid cards showcasing ocean-related words, this free printable resource can enrich a word wall, create a picture dictionary, or serve as a valuable tool in your writing center. Your preschoolers will love these colorful cards, featuring words like dolphin, whale, crab, sand dollar, and more. Use this free printable resource in your preschool classroom!
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Name Writing Activities for Pre-K
These name-writing activities are perfect for your preschoolers as they prepare to enter school next year. These ideas are fun and engaging as they learn to write their name. Fun activities include putting stickers on the first letter of their name. Another fun activity is using zipper bags and paint. Kids practice writing their names with a Q-tip on the outside of the bag. Check out this collection of fun, name-writing activities as you prepare your child for pre-k!
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Fun End-of-Year Activities for Pre-K
These end-of-year activities for preschoolers are crafted to reduce stress and create lasting memories as the school year draws to a close. Amidst the hustle and bustle, teachers can lead students through fun and memorable experiences such as dance party day, water day, joke day, favorite color day, and more. Check out this collection of ideas and select some to use for your preschool class, offering them a fun and exciting way to conclude the school year.
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Summer Learning Activities for Pre-K
These summer learning activities for pre-k come in a free, printable packet. Parents can use this free packet to engage their preschoolers in summer learning activities at home. Instead of solely providing worksheets and flashcards for preschoolers, this packet is designed to deliver fun and interactive learning experiences for both preschoolers and their parents. Check out this free, printable packet of summer learning activities!
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Archive of Picture-Word Cards | Animals
This archive of picture word cards is tailor-made for your preschool class. These free printables are ideal for enhancing your writing center, creating picture dictionaries, or constructing a colorful word wall. With animal themes that preschoolers love like dinosaurs, insects, pets, wild animals, and more, these word cards are a valuable resource for your preschool classroom!