BEES Math, Science and Literacy Centers and Activities for Preschool & Pre-K

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Bees numbers, literacy, and science activities and centers for preschool and pre-K.

This pack is developmentally appropriate for preschool and pre-K children and for pre-readers, and would work well in a study of insects, or a Spring curriculum plan. Realistic and "cute" graphics are both used, depending on the focus of the activity.

Besides the activities, songs, stories and games listed for the day, this pack includes these centers and printables:

• Photos of bees, hives and honey.
- Craftivity to make to go with rhyme "Here is the Beehive".
• Printable: Match bees to flowers – one to one correspondence. Vocabulary “more” and “less”.
• Emergent reader: “The Busy Bee” Recognize and name some other insects.
• Printable: Bees are helpful in our world because they cross pollinate plants
• Printable: Each hive has a Queen Bee, and she is the only bee that can lay eggs.
• Coloring page – “We can eat honey”.
• Center: Match numbers cards to sets of bees flying around a hive 0-10.
• Bee math mats – print as many hive mats as you need, and write a number on each page. Children count sets of bees on to the mats.
• Make a “I like bees” cut and paste hat.
• Center: Match 10-frames cards to children with numbers 0-10
• Center: Match bees and flowers rhyming word pairs cards (12 pairs)
- Bee/insect body characteristics poster in color and b/w
- Bee life cycle poster in color and b/w
- Set of large labeled vocabulary flashcards about bees
- Discuss and draw: “Me and a bee”. Talk about some of the differences (and similarities) when comparing a person and a bee.

Pre-K Theme for a Day is a series of mini teaching topics that are focused towards preschool and Pre-K learners. Although the activities are written to cover one full day of activities and related games, centers and other printables, there are enough ideas to extend the theme longer if needed.

Instantly ready to use. Very few additional items are needed to present the activities besides basic art supplies and cardstock. Use the centers from year to year. This series of teaching units saves time and money, and all activities are solidly supported by the foundational concepts leading to the Common Core Kindergarten standards. You can slide a unit effortlessly into your usual curriculum lesson plans when you are in a hurry, or you can use the units as a central focus of your curriculum.

45 pages

The learning areas included are:

• A Spark! Activity to ignite interest in the topic
• Large group learning time
• Discovery centers
��� Music and movement
• A story suggestion
• Small group game, and a
• Record and remember activity

All the printables needed are included – click on the activity description to go to the related printables.

IMPORTANT: Be sure to click on the PREVIEW link to see MANY pages, and to make sure this is the educational level you are looking for.

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