I always love when he comes to visit, because I get to break out all my fun preschool ideas.
We started by building the signs for our Number Zoo. We used colorful post it notes to label our zoo sign and then to label each of the numbers.
Starting with numbers 1 to 5 we created together. Later on my daughter continues on with the numbers to go from 1 to To build the standing zoo number signs take 6 wooden skill sticks.
You simple uses the groves in the sticks to connect them together. We used two sticks on each end to attach one on the other end. They you can stand them up to create your signs for the zoo animal county game.
Then attach the post it notes with numbers onto the standing signs. Place around the area to design your own zoo.
We simply used the same the design that my daughter came up with using 6 sticks and laid them flat on the ground. You could easily create other designs too to make your zoo. You can see below in the far back of this photo that we made a more containerized structured that she pretend was her reptile house.
The ideas are limitless when you design your own zoo exhibits for animals. You may have a few conversations about how certain animals have to stay with their own kind for their protection but how others can be together. Always fun to sneak in some science into their math activities too.
Here are a few of my favorite zoo books.Zoo Animals Counting Mats This set of zoo animals counting mats is a great addition to your preschool lessons. Tots and preschoolers will work on a variety of skills as they use these pages.
Farm Animal Bingo from The Preschool Toolbox – Grab some farm animal bingo cards, with photos of real animals, and get the kids into bingo.. Cardboard Animals and Barn Art from Homegrown Friends – Make a dramatic play farm using paint and cardboard!
This activity lets children create and use their imaginations as they learn about the farm. Farm Animal Play Dough Exploration from Pre-K. Apr 22, · We took a number bean bag and then matched the same number of zoo animals as the numeral on the bean bag told us.
We worked on counting, one-to-one correspondence and numeral recognition. This is a great extension activity from the TouchMath PreK program. Preschool Animal Activity Theme.
Research And Writing In Kindergarten: Zoo Animals! by Greg Smedley-Warren April 21, 2 comments One of the most intimidating things to do in kindergarten is writing and research. ZOO ANIMAL WORDS – Zoo Animal Words. Materials needed: One Zoo Animal Words (linked above), scissors, clothespins, glue, and markers or crayons. Print the pdf file for each of your children. This activity can be used in several ways, but here are a few suggestions: 1). Feb 27, · Zoo Unit A lot of people have asked me to share my zoo ideas. so here they are. I'll be working on Zoo animals 4th quarter, thanks for this, it will help me a great deal. Ms. M 30 inches weave curly hairTaking the baby to the zoo is a fun activity October 24, at PMAuthor: Mrs. Larremore.
Dramatic Play: "Zoo Keeper" Teachers provide the props and youngsters provide the creativity during this preschool activity by Nancy V. Materials: Nets, boots, gloves, pail, plastic shovel or scoop, hay, pictures of animals and zoo keepers also stuffed animals. Description: Set out the materials.
It would also be good to teach before a field trip to the zoo, Zoo Animals and Their Needs Lesson Plan. Materials: Picture book about zoos You can do the writing for them or if it's late in the year you can let them try to write it themselves.
Play an Animal Movement Game in Preschool: Fun Interactive Activity; Three Fun Animal-Themed. Zoo Animal Activities Enjoy these learning activities centered around zoo animals. Activities range from researching a type of animal, to bingo games that reinforce vocabulary, to designing a giraffe bulletin board to reinforce math skills.