Animals Unit | Activities for Preschool and Pre-K

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Play to Learn Preschool
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Preschoolers will learn all about ANIMALS in this Animals thematic unit. This Animas Unit includes complete, detailed circle time lesson plans and additional animal centers just for 3-5-year-olds!

It includes 10 complete Animals Circle Time Lessons:

  1. Introduction - concept sort, class poll, movement game
  2. Elephants - photographs, addition poem, movement song
  3. Monkeys - photographs, "Simon Says" game, logical thinking
  4. Hippos - photographs, carpet game, zookeeper webcam activity
  5. Kangaroos - photographs, concept sort, animal action poems
  6. Sloths - photographs, song, animal concept sort
  7. Giraffes - photographs, animal concept sort
  8. Big Cats (tigers & lions) - photographs, animal carpet game, chip clip poem
  9. Going on a Safari - classroom animal activity
  10. Conclusion - animal riddles, class poll

This Animals unit also includes these CENTERS:

  1. Cutting Practice
  2. Line Tracing
  3. Word Wall Cards
  4. Writing Practice
  5. Counting Leaves (file folder game)
  6. Beginning Sound Sort
  7. Categorization
  8. Beginning Sound Puzzles
  9. Push Pin Letters
  10. Count & Clip cards
  11. Book List (read aloud recommendations)

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