This unit will focus on opposites and fairy tales, as well as the letters L, M, and N.
Let’s get started.
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Paint with Duplos
Legos are always a big hit!
Painting with Duplo Legos is so much fun and so simple!
Grab a stack of Duplo Legos, some paper, and paint.
Let your little one see what they can create!
Lion Mask Craft
L is for LION!
- Paper plate
- Orange and yellow construction paper
First, cut out the center of the paper plate.
Have your preschooler help you cut strips of orange and yellow construction paper.
These strips are glued around the paper plate to make the lion’s mane.
To complete the look, use some eyeliner to draw a nose and whiskers on your little lion!
Be sure to take a picture!!
Letter L Worksheet
We colored the pictures at the bottom and reviewed the letter L sound.
After tracing the letters, we glued our pictures up on the letter L.
L is for Lacing
I thought of this idea when my 2-year-old grabbed the hole puncher and made a mess in the school room.
He loved this so much that I wanted to incorporate it in our preschool lessons.
- Construction paper
- Hole puncher
To prep this activity, I cut out an L from construction paper.
I let my preschooler use the hole punch to make holes in the L.
We then laced our yarn through the holes.
Paint with Lemons
This is a great sensory activity for the letter L.
We cut open our lemons and smelled the wonderful fragrance.
We, of course, tasted the lemon to remind us it is sour.
We then brushed paint onto the lemon and stamped with our lemon on paper.
Onto the Opposites theme…
The following four opposites crafts for Week 1 can be found by clicking here.
Dirty vs. Clean
Stop vs. Go
Empty vs. Full
Night vs. Day
Opposites Matching Game
Head on over to Kids Activities Blog for this printable opposites matching game.
This is the perfect review for the opposites learned this week.
Week 2: Letter M and Fairy Tales
Letter M Montessori Printables
M is for moon!
We used these printables from Natural Beach Living to learn about what the M says and the moon.
Letter M Crafts
M is for Minion
This craft uses yellow tissue paper, a paper plate, and construction paper.
Use glue and yellow tissue paper to make the plate yellow. Cut out the eye, mouth, and hair from black construction paper.
And you have a minion!
M is for Monkey
For this craft, we drew a vine and some leaves. We made our monkey with a brown handprint.
This was a great craft to review the sound of the letter M as we made our monkey.
M is for Marshmallows
We cut out a big letter M, and I placed circle stickers on the letter.
I had my little guy glue the M&M’s onto the circle stickers.
Letter M Printable Pack
Monkeys are the theme of this printable pack.
For our Fairy Tale unit, we will focus this week on Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, and Princess and the Pea.
I chose videos of each fairy tale to watch with the kids. Here are links to the videos we watched:
Princess and the Pea Mattress Craft
This craft from Mrs. Goff’s Pre-K tales can be adapted to fit your needs.
Scraps of fabric or paper can make the mattresses. Do not forget to put the pea on the bottom!
The Little Red Riding Hood Printable Pack
This printable pack from 123Homeschool4Me is huge!
We chose to practice writing and cutting with pages 2-5, cut and paste on page 19, and the sequencing activity on page 20.
Storytelling with Fairy Tales
This is a story mat that you can interchange with fairy tale bits and pieces.
A great way to review stories with little ones.
Outdoor Fairy Tale Game
I love these twenty cards with fairy tale actions.
The name of this game is to get outside and get moving.
My active preschool boys LOVED this one!
Jack and the Beanstalk Printable Pack
My sons love the story of Jack and the Beanstalk.
This printable pack from 1+1+1=1 provides lots of options to use with this fairy tale.
We chose to practice cutting and gluing with pages 6 & 7. We also loved the spot the difference activity on page 18, and the q-tip painting on pages 21-23.