Preschool- Games for Kids

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{Learn thru play} Ring Toss. Play a fun game of ring toss with paper plates. Rainy Day Activities, Preschool Activities, Indoor Activities, Sports Day Activities, Elderly Activities, Dementia Activities, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Day Care Activities

Paper Plate Ring Toss Game

Today we made our own take on the traditional ring toss game. Bubble enjoyed playing it and Squeak enjoyed pulling the rings on and off. This game worked great for Bubble and Squeak who were throwing close range, but if you wanted the rings to be thrown from a decent distance I think the paper plates were not dense/heavy enough. In this case I'd probably either layer and glue several plates together or wrap them in something like string or twine to weight them. WE USED: * paper plates…

Animal Command Cards - use with Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton (Kindergarten G. - Animal Command Cards – use with Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton (Kindergarten Game Plan) - Kindergarten Games, Preschool Music, Preschool Lessons, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Farm Theme, Farm Animals Preschool, Farm Animals Games, Farm Animals For Kids, Preschool Transitions

Animal Command Cards

This week we focused on farm animals for tot school. I made these Animal Command Cards to use with John. They were really fun to play with! Please feel free to save and use these cards! Most clip art was from THIS site or from microsoft publisher (which is what I used to make the cards!). Check back next week to see the other fun farm animal activities we did! I link up to these parties!

insect action cards - fun for kids of all ages during those cold wet winter days.pinned a Christmas themed one last year and my kids had a blast with it. Insect Activities, Gross Motor Activities, Movement Activities, Preschool Activities, Music Activities, Insect Games, Physical Activities, Preschool Printables, Bug Games

Bug Themed Action Cards

Photo Source: www.oopseydaisyblog.com The whole I is for Insect unit from Alison of Oopsey Daisy is fantastic and filled to the brim with amazing learning exercises {and completely free to download at her website, by the way!!}, but we especially love these bug themed action cards! If you need a fun transition activity or a "fill-in" exercise for when you finish a lesson early, just pull out a few of these cards and let the fun begin! Eleven action cards in all, each features a different…

Weekend Fun: A DIY Paper Popsicle Memory Game. Looking for a sweet idea to keep kids entertained this weekend? We stumbled upon this beautiful DIY memory game idea over at the fabulous… Babysitting Kit, Babysitting Activities, Craft Activities, Indoor Activities, Summer Activities, Family Activities, Kids Crafts, Summer Crafts, Diy Games

Weekend Fun: A DIY Paper Popsicle Memory Game

Looking for a sweet idea to keep kids entertained this weekend? We stumbled upon this beautiful DIY memory game idea over at the fabulous blog Eat Drink Chic, by Amy Moss.

Future Care Cold Spring Easter Egg Hunt April 2012 @ Magic Show with D’s Magic Special Guest: The Easter Bunny Fu. Easter Games, Easter Activities, Easter Quiz, Fun Activities, Hoppy Easter, Easter Bunny, Holiday Fun, Holiday Crafts, Holiday Ideas

10 Games to Play with Plastic Easter Eggs

Here are 10 ideas and games to do with plastic Easter eggs (none of them include candy inside!) 1. Sensory Table Accessories: Separate the plastic eggs. Children can use them to dig in sand, beans or other tactile items. Put them in the water table. Some of the eggs have holes in the bottom and the water will drip out. Kids can cup the egg in one hand and pour water into with the other. 2. Seek and Match: Take several eggs of the same color. Using permanent marker, draw circles on one egg…

Build a tower with pool noodle blocks then get creative with ways to knock them down! Inexpensive gross motor play that is fun for all ages! It's amazing how a simple tweak or alteration on a favorite toy can make a whole new game and experience. Outdoor Water Games, Outdoor Party Games, Kids Party Games, Party Activities, Summer Activities, Fun Games, Toddler Activities, Games For Kids, Summer Games

Play Dates {Pool Noodles}

Gross Motor Activities with Pool Noodles This is the second post in a series about themed play dates . Last week I shared about o...

Where's the mouse felt game- hide mouse and ask kids to find it. Great for learning colors- "is the mouse under the pink house? Quiet Time Activities, Craft Activities For Kids, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Crafts For Kids, Toddler Fun, Toddler Preschool, Learning Colors, Kids Learning

Where's the Mouse? Felt Game

If you haven't tried Pinterest then you should because it is fun and fun is good. (A little Dr. Seuss for ya). Anyway, the point in saying that is to say that now I don't have to scour the internet to find that idea I saw, I just look at my Pinterest and there it is! I love that and I love that I don't have to say "I don't remember where I saw this idea..." Now I can always credit the creator! All that to say that I found the cutest felt game on Pinterest and recreated it today while Sweet P…

FREE Easter Egg Hunt Game on Teacher's Notebook! Emphasizes counting, colors, and matching! Preschool Games, Easter Activities, Holiday Activities, Preschool Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Time, Speech Activities, Children Activities, Language Activities

Easter Egg Hunt Game from PreschoolPowolPackets on TeachersNotebook.com (5 pages)

Easter Egg Hunt Game from PreschoolPowolPackets on TeachersNotebook.com (5 pages)

Use with sight words! Collect words to win a medal! This memory game is easy to play with items you already have around the house! Just grab a muffin tin and some small items, and get ready to have fun! Preschool Learning Activities, Fun Activities For Kids, Fun Learning, Communication Activities, Cognitive Activities, Kindergarten Learning, Kindergarten Activities, Educational Activities, Preschool Ideas

Muffin Tin Memory Game

This memory game is easy to play with items you already have around the house! Just grab a muffin tin and some small items, and get ready to have fun!

Candyland-FREE printable giant shape board game with an action for each space you land on! Great for when you're stuck inside all day! - WHERE was this for Em's Candyland Party? Craft Activities For Kids, Toddler Activities, Projects For Kids, Games For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Summer Activities, Indoor Activities, Kids Fun, Shape Games

Escape the Volcano Shape Game

Our culminating activity for our dinosaur/volcano week was a morning playing Escape the Volcano! Skills our silly game focused on included: color recognition, shape names, counting, singing, gross motor skills, using a full sentence, answering simple questions, and following directions. Materials Needed: game pieces for each player (little people work great), game board pieces, dice template, and tape Directions: 1. Print out your dice template and put it together. I liked this one because…