Preschool Theme: Farm Animals

We started with a large number of books on farm animals.  See the complete list here.  We read Stuck in The Mud by .  It is a really fun book for this age.  It features different animals that live on a farm.  It has repetition and animals sounds.  The kids really seemed to love it!  I highly recommend it for a farm unit with preschoolers or just for a fun read.

We started with a large number of books on farm animals. I’ll post the complete list soon. We read Stuck in the Mud by Jane Clarke. It is a really fun book for this age. It features different animals that live on a farm. It has repetition and animals sounds. The kids really seemed to love it! I highly recommend it for a farm unit with preschoolers or just for a fun read.

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Preschool Theme: Community Helpers

This past week, our family went “screen-free!”  We didn’t use the internet, watch tv, or use our tablets.  It was so nice and easier than I thought that it was going to be!  We decided that we are going to do more set “screen-free” times.  With that said, I am a week behind in my blog posts and have a lot of work to do this week!  If you would like to find more information and/or take a pledge to go “screen-free” for a week, here is some more information.

Two classes ago, we learned all about community helpers.  We learned about the services they provide, the tools they need to use, and their special modes of transportation.  Here is what we did….

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Preschool Theme: Under the Sea

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Ok, I went WAY overboard with the amount of books that I had on hand for the kids and parents to read!  You can find my list here.  There are so many children’s books available on the topic “Under the Sea.”  We started out by reading The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen.  I recently bought the hard-cover of this book for $5 (yeah!!) at Kohl’s.  They also have $5 stuffed animals that correspond with the books.  Unfortunately, our store was out of the stuffed pout-pout fish (boo!!).  After our story and song, we had our centers….

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