Book Recommendations For the Library
Below is a list of books about children and about families! You might find them at your library that is local or can click the title links to check out what is offered by Amazon.
(I REALLY LIKE Amazon, and yours there, they do send me a few cents–which supports my coffee habit!) if you choose to get
All About Me Books
Here Are My Hands by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault
Now I Am Threeby Jane Belk Moncure–these are older books, most libraries have the collections. This particular series by Moncure has one for each age i am just One! i am just Two! etc.
Now I am Big by Margaret Miller
Books about Families
Exactly about Me Preschool Activities Theme Math & Manipulatives > to greatly help your Preschoolers develop their math skills and the ones small muscles in their hands!
Materials: Precut small people shapes (make many!) and lots of larger houses. This is often utilized in many ways:
The youngsters count out and name the number of people that reside in their property and put them on a precut house.
You are able to program each homely house or apartment with numbers plus the children then place that number of individuals regarding the house.
In different colors, the children can sort all the people by sizes, colors or match them to the matching colored house if you precut them.
The beginning of the season is a time that is good introduce these concepts.
Provide a product in small and large sizes (balls, stuffed animals, cut out people shapes) and then provide 2 boxes one which says Big and something that says LITTLE or SMALL. The youngsters learn how to sort by size.
Make puzzles available which have families in them: both table puzzles and floor puzzles. If you do not have any, make one! Find pictures or print pictures from your computer of families. Make a collage from it and then laminate and cut it out into large puzzle shapes!
Exactly about Me Preschool Activities Theme Music and Movement
Activities and suggestions to get the Preschoolers Movin’ and Groovin’!
How Do You Feel?
Have different tempos of music available. Play one song and ask the children what kind of mood the songs is in-happy, sad, excited, scared, etc. The children then act that mood out through movement. Change the songs often and repeat!
Although health and nutrition can be a layout by itself, it is great to remind the children about remaining healthy through your exactly about Me Preschool Activities theme as well!
Play music and enable the children to join you in a few exercise that is healthy! “Let’s jog five times. Why don’t we jump four times.” Etc.
The following is one of my personal favorite exercise CDs (The song “Fun To Get Fit” is fantastic!) you could purchase at a price that is good Amazon by clicking the image below.
Exactly about Me Preschool Activities Theme Ideas for your Sensory Table!
Tidy Up, Tidy Up!
Add soapy water to your table with your dramatic play dishes, pans and pots, etc.
Include sponges and towels!
All About Me Preschool Activities Theme Science > for your Preschool Scientists in Training!
Another reminder! an All About Me preschool activities theme goal is always to learn about the children and their own families AND for the children to know about their own abilities. Science gives them the opportunity to ask questions about their environment and about themselves.
All About Me Preschool Activities Height and Weight!
Materials Needed: a tape measure, a scale (for the children to face on), paper and a pen
Weigh each young child and measure their height. Record the results and make use of using the Me Book activity in the Writing Activities section below.
EXTENSION: Tape a paper that is large a wall and record regarding the paper each child’s name, height and weight. Leave it there all year. Re-measure close to the end of the season! Our children LOVE this!
Thank you Maribel from Fort Meyers, FL because of this idea!
Materials needed: yarn, scissors, marker and tape or pen
Cut a piece out of yarn to measure each young one’s height.
Attach a piece of tape with their name onto it while the measurment. Hang these in the wall.
Have the children compare their height and discuss short and tall.
Do this again at the end of the year and compare how much they will have grown. I work with 3 olds and they love it year!
Provide small plastic cups (clear) with water inside them. Provide eye droppers and small cups of paint when it comes to young children to test out color identification and color mixing!
Writing Activity >
Fold an item of construction paper by 50 percent. Have the kid trace his/her hand and then assist them to cut their hand out (try not to slice the folded side). When done, the tactile hand print should open like a book.
Allow the children write their name that is own on front and decorate the front.
Regarding the inside, write the date, the little one’s name, their height and weight (obtained through the science activity within the Science Activity Section above) as well as his or her birthdate!
Ahead of time, pre-print each young one’s name on a piece of paper.
Provide sorters (shapes, macaroni, etc.) in order for them to cover the letters of these name with.
Miscellaneous Ideas for Your All About Me Preschool Activities Theme!
At the start of the year, send a household Collage request home. Let each family know that you’re working on an All About Me preschool activities theme and therefore here is the family portion of that theme!
Ask each grouped family to work well with the child which will make a Family Collage. The Collage might have photo’s on it with loved ones’ names written upon it. It could be drawn because of the young child and family! It is a grouped family event together with purpose would be to assist the children learn more about each other and each other’s families!
Supply the grouped families a deadline for when they’re due!
As each child brings their collage or poster in, invite that child to point each picture out and name the family members for their friends at circle time!
Family Project Send home a bit of paper that says:
“(childs name) is special to Mommy and Daddy because. ” Have the parents fill it out and come back to school to go when you look at the exactly about Me book.
Many thanks Jodif St.Thomas from Frontier, Saskatchewan, Canada for submitting this notion!
All About Me Book (many thanks Pat N. for this idea!)
One of several real ways my students and I become familiar with one another is through making an “All About Me” book. The youngsters and their parents pick the packet up on
“meet the teacher” night, per week before school starts. There are 11 pages like this is me, that is my children, i prefer the color. An animal i prefer is.
In school I want to learn about. I do want to be a_ that is____ once I grow up, i love to eat. I am ____ years old, I am special because.
Your family and kids decorate these pages any way they desire and then send them back once again to school 14 days later. Meanwhile, the kids and I also use watercolor
paints and bling to decorate their https://customwriting.org/ covers. I also paint one of their hands and work out a handprint from the relative back cover. Our school name and year are written on
the within cover. The covers are done on cardboard so they really hold up and generally are laminated as well. The leading cover has a first day picture regarding the child and the title
All About ___. I punch holes into the binding side and use zip ties to put up them together. These books are kept into the classroom all year and then go back home
for the summer. These books are looked over a lot more than the other books in our classroom. Just thought I’d share that idea.