Pumpkin Ideas, Lessons, Printables, and More!!! Learning about pumpkins is a great way to start October. Here you will find many ideas for a unit on pumpkins.
Then cut out and color some fish. Attach yarn or string to the fish, then attach to your pole. Fan Fold a piece of paper accordion-style. Tape the bottom together, and fan yourself. Jumping Frogs Take a green circle, or paper plate painted green, and fold in not quite in half. Then add two white half ovals for eyes on top of the fold, and glue behind the fold.
Add a dot in the middle.
For a tongue glue a half oval shape to the bottom of the top flap the one you folded down. Then add green accordion strips for legs. Feet Butterflies Have each child stand on a piece of paper with feet slightly apart.
Draw a butterfly body between each pair of feet wings and add antennae. Decorate with crayons, markers, paint, and sprinkle with glitter. Fabric collage Cut shapes of various sizes from different textured fabrics.
Give the children pieces of construction paper. Let them glue the fabric shapes all over the papers.
Then have them rub their hands all over the collages and describe the different textures they feel. Feather Painting Set out feathers or feather dusters and shallow containers of paint.
Give each child a large construction paper bird shape.
Let the children use the feathers as brushes to paint their birds. Personalized Flags Explain to children that every country has its own flag and people display them and wave them on national holidays to honor their country.
Set out various colors of sticker dots, stars, and other shapes. Let the children create their own flags. Flower Jars Let children place small amounts of clay in baby food jar lids. Give them small dried flowers to arrange in the clay.
Screw the lids to the jars. Tie a ribbon around the necks of the jars and let the children give them as a gift to a family member or friend. Fingerpaint Fans Give the children small paper plates to fingerpaint.
After the plates are dry, print a capital and small F.
Tape a tongue depressor to the back for a handle and let the children have fun fanning themselves. Feathery F Have a large letter F and glue feathers all over it.
Sandy F Have a large letter F and sprinkle on colored sand. When it is dry, it becomes a tactile experience to trace over it. Festive Frames Make frames by cutting them out of cardboard or by gluing popsicle sticks together.
Then decorate them with sequins, glitter, stickers, markers, buttons, etc. Glue a magnet to the back of the frame. Feet Put a large sheet of paper on the floor, and let the kids step in paint.
Walk across the paper, step into a bucket of water to rinse your feet off. Rainbow fish Take a fish pattern, glue brightly colored tissue paper and tin foil pieces on for the scales. Letter F Games and Activities Fish Make a fishing game by cutting out fish shapes from construction paper and attaching paper clips to the head of the fish.
Use a straw to make a pole and attach yarn for the line. Use either a magnet, or another paper clip bent like a hook and let the kids fish for their prey!Literacy in Kindergarten. If you take a close look at the Kindergarten academic standards for your state and district curriculum goals, you will quickly realize the increased level of difficulty in many Kindergarten .
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