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Ant Day

DAILY FUN ACTIVITY: Eat lunch outside and then count the ants. Our theme today will be Ant Day! Talk about Ants. Ants are social insects. Social insects live together in colonies. They depend on each other for survival and can … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Education Thematic Unit- Farm (Part 2)

Early Childhood Theme Unit- Farm (Part 2) Fall is a great time of year to use farm produce in science experiments.  Here are a few you can try: SCIENCE Pumpkin Activities: Even if you don’t carve pumpkins in the fall, … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Thematic Unit: Farm (Part 1)

FARM THEME During my 20 years in education, I met some amazing creative teachers.  There were groups of us who would create resources and share with one another.  Most of our creations were basically put in a file online for … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Theme Unit: Pets

I will be doing this unit a little differently.  Because so many of the activities I share fit more than one subject area, which is typical of many early childhood activities, I will just be listing the activities and including … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Thematic Unit: Transportation

TRANSPORTATION THEMATIC UNIT EARLY CHILDHOOD TRANSPORTATION UNIT PROJECTS: During this week, while on the road, count the different types of transportation you see.   For example, on a trip to the grocery store, we would count cars, trucks, bikes, motorcycles, planes, … Continue reading

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Thematic Unit: Community Workers

COMMUNITY HELPERS THEMATIC UNIT PROJECT: As you go on field trips, take photos of the community workers you meet along the way, with your child. Make a community workers scrapbook. MATH: Worker Classification: Find pictures of workers in free clipart. … Continue reading

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All About Me Theme Unit: Friendship (Week 3)

ALL ABOUT ME UNIT: FRIENDSHIP (WEEK 3) PROJECTS: HELPING HAND is a project you can do all year long with your child, to help teach how to treat others.   For this project you will need MANY cutouts of hands.  You … Continue reading

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