INSECTS Math, Science and Literacy Centers and Activities for Preschool

INSECTS Math, Science and Literacy Centers and Activities for Preschool
INSECTS Math, Science and Literacy Centers and Activities for Preschool
INSECTS Math, Science and Literacy Centers and Activities for Preschool
INSECTS Math, Science and Literacy Centers and Activities for Preschool
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  1. 4 insects theme packs at a discounted price, also available separately. Includes written activities, hands-on centers to make, and developmentally appropriate informational printables.Includes:Insects OverviewMoths and ButterfliesLadybugsBees**********************************************************
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This activity pack provides an introduction to insects, presenting an overview of different kinds of insects, their characteristics and behaviors for preschool, pre-k and Kindergarten.

The insect graphics are realistic, except for the creative art templates.

48 pages

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

• Large manipulative pictures of insects to use for recognition, vocabulary, naming of body parts, matching and wall décor.

• Memory, matching and concentration games with insect photo flashcards

• Insect hat/crown cut and paste: “I am learning about insects”.

• Decorate insect templates with art and collage materials

• Center - Insect count and clip cards. Choose the correct set number by placing a clothes pin or a counter.

• Center – categorizing insects/not insects.

• Make an emergent reader booklet about insect characteristics: “All About Insects”

• Insect alphabet flashcards – an insect for each letter of the alphabet. Use for letter recognition and matching (2 copies).

• Insects matching cut and paste.

• Predictable reading large insect coloring pages: “I see a _____”

- Printable - Labeled insect body parts.

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


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.

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.

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