Included in this packet:
Early Writing Skills: Students will practice early writing skills by tracing dotted lines and letters to get each child in the maze to his or her ice cream. Includes curves, bumps, angles, and the letters for "ice cream." Includes 20 black and white cards all together (5 pages).
Coloring Practice: Students will exercise fine motor skills by practicing coloring skills with ice-cream based pictures and a giant letter I (uppercase and lowercase). Includes 6 black and white pages all together.
Do-A-Dot Scoops: Students will use bingo dabbers or crayons to dot each ice-cream scoop while counting to the number listed on the cone (numbers 1-10).
Letter Tracing: Students will trace dashed letters on ice-cream cards with their fingers (or you could laminate and let them trace with a marker and wipe off). Includes black and white and color versions.
Patterning Cards: Students will use pictures of popsicles and ice cream to create and finish patterns (includes pattern strips with missing pictures). Includes photos and cartoon pictures and color and black and white versions. Includes 12 pattern cards including AB and AAB patterns.
Match the Cone: Students will stack ice-cream scoops and cones to match picture cards. Includes simple one scoop version cards, three scoop version cards, and more difficult five scoop version cards. Includes 11 color only cards to match.
Number Order Puzzles: Students will put puzzle strips in order using pictures and numbers 1-5 and 1-10. Includes 4 puzzles, in black and white AND in color (8 all together).
Ice-Cream Play-Doh Recipe: This recipe is for ice-cream scented play-doh to use in your dramatic play center.
Videos to Incorporate: This is a list of videos that are preschool-friendly to incorporate in your ice-cream lessons. Each video suggestion includes the title, a link to watch, a description, and an explanation of the lesson that is taught.
Books to Incorporate: This is a list of books that are preschool-friendly to incorporate in your ice-cream lessons. Each book suggestion includes the title, author, explanation, and some have a link to listen online.
Dramatic Play Center Materials for the Rainbow Ice Cream Parlor:
Play-Doh Ice-Cream Labels (Included: chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, blueberry, mint, and orange) Includes real photos of each scoop of ice-cream
Flavors of the Weeks Signs (Includes "Flavors of the week," strawberry, orange, vanilla, mint, blueberry, and chocolate). Includes real photos of each ice-cream flavor
Dramatic Play Organization Labels (Includes cash register, bowls & utensils, menus, center tags, ice-cream freezer, cone cash, toppings, aprons, and two blank labels). Includes real photos of each item and some cartoon pictures.
Center Tags to help control how many people are in the center and to help make sure they take turns (Includes three customer tags, two worker tags, and one cashier tag). Includes real photos of each.
Menu sign (Includes shake, split, sundae, and cone). Includes real photos of each.
Toppings sign (Includes nuts, cherries, cream, fudge, sprinkles, and caramel). Includes real photos of each.
My Menu (Two per page menu including everything from the menu sign and toppings sign for kids to color and "order" what they want). Includes cartoon photos to color.
Cone Cash (9 per sheet "one dollar" cone cash for students to spend at the ice cream store).
Sweet Vocabulary (includes bowl, cone, melt, parlor, popsicle, scoop, spoon, sundae, and syrup). Includes real photos of each.
Pennant Banner (2 per sheet letters to spell "rainbow ice cream parlor").