Fall Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • L is for Leaf
  • Pumpkin Life Cycle
  • Leafy Names
  • Fall Words Bingo

Math:

  • Graphing Numbers
  • Apple Seed Stamping
  • Oatmeal Writing Tray
  • Leaf Patterns

Gross Motor:

  • Pumpkin Hop

Science:

  • Color Changing Leaves
  • Baking Bread
  • Apple Boats

Social Studies:

  • Leaf Self-Portrait
  • Fine Motor:
  • Transferring and Counting Pumpkins
  • Apple Seeds Fine Motor Tray

Sensory:

  • Pumpkin Harvest
  • Applesauce Oobleck

Art:

  • Chicken Scratch Painting
  • Apple Prints
  • Parts of an Apple Paper Plate Craft

Music:

  • Painting to the Sounds of Fall

Circle Time:

  • Pass the Pumpkin
  • Sorting and Graphing Leaves
  • ABC Fall Leaf Game
Fall activity plans for preschool materials list

Farm Theme Activity Plan

Literacy:

  • Little Blue Story Sequencing
  • Farm Name Spelling Tray
  • Farm Bingo
  • Farmyard Letter Sounds
  • Beep! Says Little Blue Truck
  • Note Stamping

Math:

  • Animal Farm Puzzles
  • Farm Graphing
  • Preparing the Fields: Tractor Painting
  • Farm Animal Sorting

Science:

  • Corn on the Cob Extraction
  • Magic Milk experiment
  • Plant Growth Journal

Sensory:

  • Farm Animal Sensory Play
  • Chicken and Egg Letter Matching Sensory Bin
  • Stuck in the Mud Sensory Activity

Fine Motor:

  • Hay Mowing
  • Hen and Egg Counting

Social Studies:

  • Farmer’s Market

Art:

  • Little Blue Truck Shape Activity
  • C is for Corn Process Art Activity
  • Corn Cob Craft

Music:

  • Farm Animals are Sleeping

Circle Time:

  • Acting out Opposites

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Winter Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Sight Word Snowman Building
  • W is for Winter
  • Roll a Winter Animal
  • Lowercase Matching Snowball Game

Math:

  • Counting Spin & Cover
  • Mitten Matching
  • Snowy Numbers
  • Beaded Snowflake

Social-Emotional:

  • Snowman Emotions

Science:

  • Snowball Melting
  • Freezing and Thawing Objects

Sensory:

  • Fake Snow
  • Snowflake Sensory Bottle

Fine Motor:

  • Fine Motor Snow Painting
  • Count and Cut Snowman

Social Studies:

  • Where Does It Snow?

Art:

  • Tape Resistant Painted Snowflake
  • Snowflake Art
  • Icicle Art

Gross Motor:

  • Acting Out The Mitten
  • Snowflake Hop
  • Winter Animals Pretend Play

Circle Time:

  • Measuring with Mittens
  • Snowball Number Line
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Color Theme Activity Plans

24 Hands-on Activities Included:

Literacy:

  • Color Word Collages
  • Colorful Letter M Mouse Craft
  • Vowel Bingo
  • Clap If You’re Wearing Blue

Math:

  • I Spy Colors
  • Color Ten Frame
  • Number Garden

Gross Motor:

  • Color Movement Game
  • Color Guessing Game

Science:

  • Camouflage Mice
  • Coffee Filter Color Mixing Science Experiment
  • Plant a Flower Garden Rainbow

Sensory:

  • Colorful Pasta Sorting Bin
  • Color Mixing Sensory Bottle

Fine Motor:

  • My Rainbow Garden
  • Mystery Color Play Dough
  • Chameleon Hide and Seek

Social-Emotional:

  • Emotional Colors

Social Studies:

  • Colors in My Neighborhood

Art:

  • Rainbow Flower Craft
  • Colorful Chameleon
  • Chameleon Sun Catcher

Music:

  • “I See Colors” Song

Circle Time:

  • Elmer Colorful Quilt Activity

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Five Senses Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Little Blue Story Sequencing
  • Farm Name Spelling Tray
  • Farm Bingo
  • Farmyard Letter Sounds
  • Beep! Says Little Blue Truck
  • Note Stamping

Math:

  • Animal Farm Puzzles
  • Farm Graphing
  • Preparing the Fields: Tractor Painting
  • Farm Animal Sorting

Science:

  • Corn on the Cob Extraction
  • Magic Milk experiment
  • Plant Growth Journal

Sensory:

  • Farm Animal Sensory Play
  • Chicken and Egg Letter Matching Sensory Bin
  • Stuck in the Mud Sensory Activity

Fine Motor:

  • Hay Mowing
  • Hen and Egg Counting

Social Studies:

  • Farmer’s Market

Art:

  • Little Blue Truck Shape Activity
  • C is for Corn Process Art Activity
  • Corn Cob Craft

Music:

  • Farm Animals are Sleeping

Circle Time:

  • Acting out Opposites

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Space Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Moon Landing
  • Name Rocket
  • Moon Sand Writing Tray
  • Shooting Star Syllables
  • S is for Star

Math:

  • Counting Sun Rays
  • Star Ten Frame Cards
  • Space Spin & Cover
  • Moon Rock Math
  • Constellation Geoboard
  • Moon Phase Sequencing

Science:

  • What is Air
  • Straw Rockets
  • Constellation Play Dough
  • Moon Craters

Sensory:

  • Counting Stars Sensory Bin
  • Star Sensory Bottle

Fine Motor:

  • Moon Rock Letters
  • Constellation Creations

Social Studies:

  • Myself as an Astronaut

Art:

  • Moon and Sun Collage
  • Hidden Moon Pictures

Gross Motor:

  • Catching Stars Game
  • Alphabet Match Stars

Circle Time:

  • Rocket Countdown Activity

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Construction Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Hammering Letters
  • Construction Letters
  • Left to Right
  • Independent Writing
  • Construction C

Math:

  • Construction Truck Counting Game
  • Exploring Weight with Rocks
  • Road Sign Geoboards
  • Build and Measure
  • Stuck Truck Counting
  • Construction Site Graphing
  • Number Bingo

Science:

  • Simple Machine Sensory Play

Sensory:

  • Construction Crew Counting Sensory Bin
  • Rock Sensory Play

Fine Motor:

  • 3D Structures with Playdough & Straws
  • Construction Zone Invitation to Play

Gross Motor:

  • Stop and Slow Construction Movement Game
  • Road Sign Bean Bag Toss

Social Studies:

  • Construction Scavenger Hunt

Art:

  • Color Mixing with Construction Vehicles
  • “Rock”in Process Art

Music:

  • Construction Freeze Dance

Circle Time:

  • Goodnight Construction Vehicles Recognition Activity

Social-Emotional:

  • Respecting Personal Space

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All About Me Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Label Me

Math:

  • How Tall Am I?
  • Name Towers
  • Numbered Picture Puzzles
  • Map Making
  • A Few of My Favorite Things
  • Finger Counter

Science:

  • Fingerprint Investigation
  • Q-Tip X-Ray
  • Life Size Self Portrait
  • Invitation to Learn About Eyes

Art:

  • Paper Bag Name Puppets
  • My Favorite Things Collages

Sensory:

  • Name Recognition Sensory Bin

Social Studies:

  • Me on the Map: My Address
  • What is in My house
  • All About Me Book

Fine Motor:

  • Finger Print Family Tree
  • Play Dough Names

Gross Motor:

  • All About Me Numbers Relay Race

Social-Emotional:

  • I See My Feelings
  • “My Friend Is Special” Sundae Craft

Music:

  • Making Music with My Body

Circle Time:

  • Graphing Eye Color

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Habitats Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Icy Letters
  • D is for Desert
  • W is for Walrus

Math:

  • Where is the Animal? Game
  • Bear Sorting and Counting Activity
  • How Many Bears?

Gross Motor:

  • Move Like This Animal
  • Animal Habitat Hop

Science:

  • Thermal Insulators Science Experiment
  • Habit Sorting Game
  • Habitat Memory Game
  • Make an Animal Home

Sensory:

  • Arctic Animals Sensory Bin
  • Habitats Play Dough Invitation to Play
  • Habitat Walk

Fine Motor:

  • Sand Sensory Drawings
  • Who Lives In The Arctic

Social Studies:

  • Sorting Animals
  • I See a…

Art:

  • A Bird’s Home
  • Arctic Process Art

Music:

  • I Went Exploring Puppet Song

Circle Time:

  • Desert Animal Game

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Spring Theme Activity Plans

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24 Hands-on Activities Included:

Literacy:

  • Little Blue Story Sequencing
  • Farm Name Spelling Tray
  • Farm Bingo
  • Farmyard Letter Sounds
  • Beep! Says Little Blue Truck
  • Note Stamping

Math:

  • Animal Farm Puzzles
  • Farm Graphing
  • Preparing the Fields: Tractor Painting
  • Farm Animal Sorting

Science:

  • Corn on the Cob Extraction
  • Magic Milk experiment
  • Plant Growth Journal

Sensory:

  • Farm Animal Sensory Play
  • Chicken and Egg Letter Matching Sensory Bin
  • Stuck in the Mud Sensory Activity

Fine Motor:

  • Hay Mowing
  • Hen and Egg Counting

Social Studies:

  • Farmer’s Market

Art:

  • Little Blue Truck Shape Activity
  • C is for Corn Process Art Activity
  • Corn Cob Craft

Music:

  • Farm Animals are Sleeping

Circle Time:

  • Acting out Opposites

Bugs & Butterflies Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Pool Noodle Name Caterpillar
  • Insect Letter Formation
  • Caterpillar Alphabet Crawl
  • Story Retelling
  • Alphabet Matching Puzzles

Circle Time:

  • Butterfly Color Activity

Math:

  • Inchworm Measuring
  • Counting Inchworms
  • Ladybug Counting Craft
  • Butterfly Counting Cards
  • Inchworm Play Dough Activity

Art:

  • B is for Butterfly
  • Egg Carton Snails
  • Stone Bugs

Science:

  • Handprint Butterfly Life Cycle
  • Build Your Own Insect
  • Drink Like a Butterfly

Fine Motor:

  • Fine Motor Bug Sorting Activity
  • Hungry Caterpillar Game

Gross Motor:

  • Bug Exercises
  • Sticky Spiderweb

Music:

  • Make Your Own Cricket Wings

Sensory:

  • Bug Sensory Bin
  • Sensory Butterfly
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Weather Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • It’s Raining Syllables
  • Sorting Weather Words
  • R is for Rain Craft
  • Word Raindrops

Math:

  • Rain Drop Math
  • Graphing the Weather
  • Rain drop bead counting

Music:

  • Make a Rainstorm

Science:

  • Rain in a Jar
  • What Does the Wind Blow?
  • Make our own Dew
  • Weather Spotter Game

Sensory:

  • Rainy Day Sensory Bin
  • Snow Dough
  • Play Dough Thunderstorms

Social-Emotional:

  • Emotion Weather

Social Studies:

  • What do we Wear
  • Give a Weather Report
  • Weather BINGO
  • What is a Globe?

Art:

  • Wind Sock Activity
  • Rain Sun Catcher Craft

Circle Time:

  • What is Your Favorite Weather?
  • Touch & Guess the Weather Item
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Animals Theme Activity Plans

24 Hands-on Activities Included:

Literacy:

  • B is for Bear Letter Craft
  • Animal Beginning Sounds Puzzle
  • Animal Color Matching
  • Nocturnal Animals Story Stones

Math:

  • Sorting Nocturnal Animals
  • Shape Animals
  • Favorite Animal Graphing
  • Animals of All Colors Mini Book
  • Tall Tall Grass Puzzle

Science:

  • Baby & Mama Animals
  • Tall, Tall Grass Nature Walk

Sensory:

  • Grass Sensory Bin
  • Nocturnal Animals Sensory Bin
  • Tall Tall Grass Play Dough Activity

Fine Motor:

  • In the Tall, Tall Grass Scissor Skills Craft
  • Spots and Stripes

Art:

  • Night Animal Drawing
  • Brown Bear Paper Plate Mask

Music:

  • Brown Bear Action Song

Circle Time:

  • Animal Game
  • Animal Matching Circle Time Activity

Social Studies:

  • Identifying Animal Parts
Layout of animal theme preschool lesson plans.

Ocean Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Beginning Sounds Ocean Game
  • Bottom of the Sea Character Search
  • O is for Octopus
  • There’s a Hole
  • Ocean Mystery Bags

Math:

  • Roll and Add Ocean Game
  • Ocean Treasure Collection
  • Fish Bubble Addition Activity
  • Seahorse Cave for counting and colors
  • Spin & Cover Shape Game
  • DIY Ocean Animal Puzzles

Science:

  • Learning about Spirals
  • Exploring Shells
  • Why Doesn’t the Ocean Freeze?

Sensory:

  • Color Recognition Fish Sensory Bin

Fine Motor:

  • Sandy Beach Pre-Writing
  • Pipette Watercolor Ocean

Gross Motor:

  • Ocean Creature Measure and Jump

Art:

  • Snail Shell
  • Underwater Ocean Scene
  • Seahorse Coloring

Music:

  • Ocean Orchestra
  • 10 Little Hermit Crabs

Circle Time:

  • Touch and Feel Ocean Mystery Game

Layout of preschool ocean activity plans.

Flowers and Trees Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Flower Garden Writing Tray
  • Parts of a Tree
  • Alphabet Matching Puzzles

Math:

  • Flower Counting Cards
  • Flower Garden
  • Flower Petal Counting Activity
  • Apple Seed Counting
  • Flower Color Play Dough Mats

Music:

  • Musical Flower Painting

Science:

  • Growing Roots Observation
  • Exploring Pine Cones

Art:

  • Leaf Paintings
  • Paper Shape Flower Craft

Social Studies:

  • Flowers & Trees Around Us

Fine Motor:

  • Flower Garden Collage
  • Cut and Count Leaf Activity

 

Sensory:

  • Flower Sensory Station
  • Flower Seed Mosaic
  • Play Dough Tree Activity

Gross Motor:

  • Move Like Trees
  • Tiny Seed Race
  • Block Tree

Circle Time:

  • What Lives in a Tree?
  • Favorite Flower Color Graphing
Flowers and trees activity plans layout.

Transportation Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • ABC Tracks
  • Alphabet Bus Stop
  • T is for Train Tracks
  • Wheel-y Fun Alphabet

Math:

  • Train Track Shapes
  • Wheel Sorting
  • How Many Trains = One Pound?
  • What Color Is My Car? Mini Book
  • Graphing Cars

Social-Emotional:

  • How is the Pigeon Feeling?

Science:

  • Exploring Ramps
  • Hands-Free Driving

Sensory:

  • Exploring Wheels Sensory Bin
  • Toy Car Wash
  • Vehicle Sounds

Fine Motor:

  • Make a Car
  • Move the Cars Out of the Traffic

Social Studies:

  • Transportation Sorting Activity

Art:

  • Traffic Light Tear Paper Craft
  • Shape City

Gross Motor:

  • Train Track Gross Motor Play
  • Car Wash

Circle Time:

  • Duck Behind the Truck
  • What Wheels Do You Have?
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Community Helpers Theme Activity Plans

24 Hands-on Activities Included:

Literacy:

  • My Mail
  • Read and Write Community Helpers
  • Envelope and Stamp Letter Match
  • What Job Would You Choose?

Math:

  • Mailman Math
  • Community Helpers Counting Cards
  • Community Helpers Graphing
  • Bandaid Math

Social Emotional:

  • Thank You Letter

Science:

  • Learning to Find My Own Pulse
  • Flashlight Fire Truck Light

Sensory:

  • Emergency Vehicle Small World
  • Fire Sensory Painting Activity
  • What’s Missing Tray

Fine Motor:

  • Fine Motor Chalk Fire Game
  • Community Helper and Vehicle Matching Activity

Social Studies:

  • Hat Matching Game
  • Career Picture

Art:

  • Fire Truck Shape Craft
  • Community Helper Hats

Gross Motor:

  • Ball Games
  • Envelope Action Game

Circle Time:

  • Doctor’s Tools
  • Musical Fire Safety
Preschool community helpers lesson plan layout and features.

Dinosaurs Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Dinosaur Names
  • Caaannnn Yooouuu Sssppppeak Ddddiiiinnnnoooo?
  • Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs Literacy Center Prop Basket
  • Dinosaur Alphabet Stomp

Math:

  • Color Mixing
  • Counting Dino Eggs
  • Paper Plate Dinosaur Counting Activity
  • Fossilized Footprint Number Puzzles
  • Dinosaur Ten Frames

Science:

  • Dinosaur Fossils
  • Hidden Fossil Painting

Art:

  • Sponge Print Dinosaur Art
  • Paper Plate Dinosaurs

Social Studies:

  • Discover a New Dinosaur

Fine Motor:

  • Dinosaur Pre-Writing Mud Tray
  • Dinosaur Building

Sensory:

  • Dino Prints
  • Color Dinosaur Bones Sensory Bin

Gross Motor:

  • Do the Dinosaur Dance
  • Going on a Dinosaur Hunt
  • Fossils in the Block Center

Circle Time:

  • Dinosaur, Dinosaur, Where’s Your Bone?
  • Small and Large Dinosaur Activity

Social-Emotional:

  • Dinosaur Washing

Dinosaur preschool activity details

Around the World Theme Activity Plans

24 Hands-on Activities Included:

Literacy:

  • Letters in Names
  • R is for Rice Craft
  • Ladder Letters

Math:

  • Beaded Necklaces
  • Counting Apples
  • Apple Counting Cards

Science:

  • Rice Cooking Experiment
  • Well Water Play

Social Studies:

  • Playdough Continents
  • Fly the World
  • Color the World Map

Art:

  • Festive Masks
  • Hand Print Chinese Dragon Craft
  • Spice Painting

Fine Motor:

  • Apple Pie Play Dough
  • Chopstick Transfer

Social-Emotional:

  • Dramatic Play Around the World
  • World Market

Sensory:

  • Serving Rice Sensory Bin
  • Rainforest Sensory Bin

Gross Motor:

  • Pretend Ladder Climbing

Music:

  • Musical Rice Shakers Activity

Circle Time:

  • Apple Pie Sequencing Pocket Chart Activity
  • Birth Order Graph
Around the World Preschool Activity Plans Sample

Summer Theme Activity Plans

Literacy:

  • Summer Words
  • Favorite Summer Activity Journal Prompt
  • Summertime Then and Now Chart
  • Ant Name Recognition

Math:

  • Counting with Watermelon Seeds
  • Watermelon Shape Spin and Cover
  • Firefly Counting Clip Cards
  • Beach Color Sorting

Science:

  • Make Your Own Firefly
  • Floating Grape Experiment
  • Honey Transfer Activity

Sensory:

  • Lemonade Playdough
  • Shimmery Summer Sensory Bin

Fine Motor:

  • Making Lemonade
  • Grape Sorting
  • Torn Paper Watermelon

 

Art:

  • Ant Craft
  • Firefly Patterns
  • W is for Watermelon Craft
  • Firefly Sun Catchers

Gross Motor:

  • Beach Towel Hop
  • Slide Games
  • Ice Chest Races

Circle Time:

  • Can You Build a Hexagon? Building Challenge

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