Summer themes can be used at the beginning or the end of the school year depending on where you live. Down south, we use can easily use summer themes at either part of the school year. And I have actually done both with my preschool classes. It is great to be able to focus on different skills while assessing preschool knowledge while using fun and
One of my favorite things to do while at the beach is to watch the crabs scurry from hole to hole in the sand. It is like they are dancing as they try to make sure it is safe to move out of their protective hole. Crabs are interesting animals, and if your preschoolers are anything like the little kids at the beach, they love
Beach and ocean themes are perfect for the end of the school year. We also will add them into the beginning of the yer sometimes because it’s still so warm when we go back to school. And we all know that in your preschool classroom you may find different levels of alphabet awareness and recognition throughout the school year. This is why our crabs at
The ocean and the beach are the perfect themes to teach during summer themes. The beach is one of my favorite places to be. I don’t know if it’s the ocean breeze, the sun, or the sand on my feet, but bringing the ocean into learning is so much fun! Our printable ocean emergent reader goes perfectly with all things summer and under the sea.
Finding seashells at the beach is one of the best things about summer break! Maybe it’s just being at the beach that I love so much, but finding super cool seashells is an added bonus for sure. Just like at the beach, seashell learning activities are always a hit with preschoolers. Our seashell pre-writing number tracing cards definitely fit into that category. They encourage number
Water play is a favorite activity in my own house and in my classroom. It usually take minimal accessories and supplies and can be set up (and cleaned up!) in just minutes. The weather is gorgeous, so most of our sensory bins, like our Star Sensory Water Play, are being played with outside at this time of year. But the nice thing about water play
My favorite time of the year would have to be summer. I wear flip flops year round here in the south and would prefer to be to be hot over cold for sure. I am actually in the middle of booking our summer beach condo with hopes that our summer vacation actually happens. And if it does, there will be lots of swimming in the
Summer is on its way and there is nothing more fun than heading to the beach and playing in the sand! Preschoolers who are working on number recognition will enjoy matching up these shovels and sand bucket in our sand toys number puzzles. This set of free printable number puzzles will encourage number skills confidence, can be used as an independent learning center, and is