SNAKES Theme Math, Science and Literacy Activities and Centers for Preschool

SNAKES Theme Math, Science and Literacy Activities and Centers for Preschool
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This Snakes activity pack is developmentally appropriate for preschool and pre-K children and for pre-readers, and would work well in a study of reptiles, or a rainforest, or a zoo animals curriculum plan.

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

• Photo poster of a green python, plus set of half page snake photos

- Set of large cutouts of different kinds of snakes, for vocabulary, recognition and making games.

• Trace and cut a spiral snake from a circle. Decorate it.

• Maze – help parent snake find baby/egg.

• Predictable list: “Snakes can….”

• Cut and paste python photo, draw additional items.

• Snake strips cutting practice. Use cut up snakes for counting, sorting, collage work.

• Center – Categorizing snakes/not snakes.

• Center – Lotto/bingo - Matching various kinds of snakes.

• Play dough mats – rolling snakes and placing in 10-frames 0-10.

• Shape snakes – 12 shapes – match, sort and name.

• Cut and paste python life cycle – eggs, hatchlings and adult snake.

• Printable – Snakes hibernate in the winter. Draw a hibernating snake in the hole.

• 4 printables of 4 different snakes to color and decorate.

- Informational printable "What is a snake?"

• Illustrate the song “My Favorite Snake” with a drawing of a super-duper snake.

• Discuss, dictate and draw: “If I found a garter snake slithering through the garden, I would ____”

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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.

40 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.

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