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Ideas for Celebrating Earth Day – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

 

Ready for another week of linking up and sharing ideas? I am so glad that you are stopping by today and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas to use if you are learning about Earth Day this week. 

Protecting Wildlife and Caring for Nature

Earth Day is coming soon and Joys of the Journey has a list of great kid-friendly ideas on how you can teach your kids more about protecting wildlife,   preserving and taking care of nature, and celebrating Earth Day.

Create a Worm Jar

Learn about how composting works by gathering dirt, sand, worms, and veggies to make your own Worm Jar. It’s fascinating to watch! 

Water Pollution

You might also be interested in some of the hands-on ideas that Every Star is Different shares, including this visual example of water pollution.

 


Montessori-Inspired Earth Day Activities

Montessori-Inspired Earth Day Activities

Deb shares Montessori-inspired Earth Day activities at PreK and K Sharing. There are some fun hand-on ideas that you can easily incorporate into your day.

Preschool Earth Day Packs

Free Printables Earth Day Packs

Royal Baloo shares a great printable pack for Earth Day that you can download for free.

Teaching Kids About Pollution

Natural Beach Living shares a great pollution activity using glass jars to show up close what pollution is and can do to the area we live. 

Earth Day Slime

This colorful (and glittery) slime from Little Bins for Little Hands would be a perfect fit for some Earth Day fun!  

Earth Day Pinterest board

Visit the Earth Day theme Pinterest board that I’ve been gathering and collecting fun crafts and learning activities to celebrate as well. 

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

 

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Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

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Frog Bowling, Pinwheels, 5 Ducks, and Sight Words – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

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The weather is warming up, flowers are being to push through and blossom – and I am SO excited to get spring going here! There are some fun spring and Easter ideas beginning to link up, so if you are searching for ideas, be sure to check the links this week!

Frog Bowling

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This frog bowling activity from Lovely Commotion is SO cute, and a great way to recycle some empty containers.  

Homemade Pinwheel Craft

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How cute is this homemade pinwheel from Winegums and Watermelons? These would be such a cute springtime craft, especially with the warm breezes coming.

Feed the Puppy Game and Printable

The feed the puppy game is a fun way to practice letter recognition with your child. Find the letter and give the puppy a treat. There is a free printable to go along with the game as well. 

Easter Sensory Bins

Sensory play is a great opportunity to introduce new vocabulary and also work on fine motor skills.  Welcome to Mommyhood shares some Easter sensory bins to try out this week. 

5 Little Ducks Go-alongs

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Learning is Messy shared some great go-along activities for the 5 Little Ducks rhyme – as well as a snack idea.

Sight Word Egg Bin

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Visit There’s Just One Mommy to see the Sight Word Egg Bin she put together using extra Easter eggs. Each egg has a special treat inside if the word is read correctly!

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

 

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!

 

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Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Share what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.

Seed Germination and Button Matching – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

Preschool and Kindergarten Community weekly linkup

Ready for another week of linking up and sharing ideas? I am so glad that you are stopping by today and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas from last week’s linkup.

 

How Does Your Garden Grow? 

 

This inside peek at seed germination is a great way to watch what is normally happening below the surface of the ground. Visit Playground and Parkbench to see their fun seed study. 

Button Number Matching

Work on color matching and recognition, counting, and number recognition with this Hands-on Button Number Match. Visit Schooling a Monkey for additional button learning activities for preschool as well. 

Alphabet Caterpillar 

Your child can inch his way through the alphabet with this FREE super-cute and colorful alphabet caterpillar printable for both upper and lower case letters. 

 

Parts of a Flower Craft

 

Learn about the different parts of a flower with this simple hands-on craft. Your child will focus on learning about four parts: flower, leaves, stem and roots.

 

 

That’s it for this week!! Thanks so much for checking in with us and sharing below.

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!
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Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool CreationsShare what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.



Felt Bugs and Pom Pom Sheep – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

Preschool and Kindergarten Community weekly linkup

I am so glad that you are stopping by today and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas from recent linkups.

Math Zap

This math game from There’s Just One Mommy can be adapted in so many ways. If you are working on identifying numbers, write numbers or simple math facts on the coins. You can also write uppercase or lowercase letters. Be sure to check out her post for the rules.

Pom Pom Sheep Craft

As spring is not officially here, have fun making this sheep pom-pom craft from Coffee With Us 3.  

Feed the Puppy Game and Printable

The feed the puppy game is a fun way to practice letter recognition with your child. Find the letter and give the puppy a treat. There is a free printable to go along with the game as well. 

Build a Name Structure

Work on recognizing the letters in your child’s name and create a name structure. Visit Practical Mom for the full scoop. 

Felt Bugs Pattern

Kids love bugs, but real bugs in the house aren’t a mom’s favorite thing. Download this free bug pattern and create a CUTE set of felt bugs for your kids to play with from Every Day a Student’s Life. 

That’s it for this week!! Thanks so much for checking in with us and sharing below.

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!
Homeschool Preschool

 

Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool CreationsShare what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.



Washing Bears and Kind Words Challenge – Preschool and Kindergarten Community Linkup

Preschool and Kindergarten Community weekly linkup

Ready for another week of linking up and sharing ideas? I am so glad that you are stopping by today and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas from last week’s linkup.

Kind Words Challenge

This kindness and kind words challenge from Bits of Positivity has some sweet ideas for incorporating learning about kindness (and acting it out) within the home and family. Deb shares so many great resources and fun ideas to try with your kids. 

 

Earth Friendly Toolbox

Talk about Earth Day (April 22nd) and ways we can help our earth with this earth-friendly toolbox idea from My Book Boost. 

Free Reading and Spelling Activities 

Your child can inch his way through the alphabet with this FREE super-cute and colorful alphabet caterpillar printable for both upper and lower case letters. 

Rainbow Bears Washing Station

 

Even if you don’t have rainbow bears in your house, this simple washing activity from Something 2 Offer can be used with so many different toys or manipulatives (and the kids will love it!). 

20 Activities for Where the Wild Things Are

Have a child who loves reading Where the Wild Things Are? Add in some fun literature-based learning with over 20 crafts and activities to go-along with the book

 

That’s it for this week!! Thanks so much for checking in with us and sharing below.

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!
Homeschool Preschool

 

Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool CreationsShare what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.



Puffy Paint and Shamrock Suncatcher – Preschool and Kindergarten Community Linkup

Preschool and Kindergarten Community weekly linkup

I am so glad that you are stopping by today and can’t wait to see what you all have to share this week. Be sure to stop by our PreK & K Pinterest board to see a collection of the different posts we are pinning – including yours!

Don’t forget to link up a post (or two) of yours and share what you’ve been working on with your kids! Here are a few fun ideas from recent linkups.

Shamrock Suncatcher

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up soon, this rainbow suncatcher from There’s Just One Mommy is a fun way to decorate your windows and get in the spring spirit. 

Rainbows Mini Printable Pack

Looking for a little rainbow learning fun? Check out this rainbows mini pack from 1+1+1=1. She also has links to some other great rainbow printables too within the post. 

Free Letter Recognition Activities Activities 

Preschool Letter Recognition

If you are working on letter recognition with your preschooler be sure to grab this free letter recognition activity pack to help you out. 

Homemade Puffy Paint

Puffy paint is something you can make at home with your kids – and it’s really so easy! Typically Simple has a printable puffy paint recipe that you can pull together and work on this week. 

St. Patrick’s Day Letter Matching

Something to Offer shares a simple and inexpensive idea for letter matching just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. 

 

That’s it for this week!! Thanks so much for checking in with us and sharing below.

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!
Homeschool Preschool

 

Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool CreationsShare what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.