Changing leaves, cooling weather, and a new school year. Welcome fall with these fun activities for preschool, daycare and elementary grades.
Halloween is almost here! Seasonal art projects for kids help them explore their creativity and imagination while they enjoy the festivities of the season. Easy Halloween crafts are always a classroom crowd pleaser in October, and The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities for Children 3 to 6 is full of fun Halloween paper crafts for kids as well as other Halloween activities that will make your students go boo! Get into the spooky spirit with these five fun Halloween crafts for kids!
Children will have a blast while creating their own fall decorations with this paper pumpkins activity from The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities For Children 3 to 6. Using items that are commonly found around the house, this activity is simple to prepare for and children will be on their way to creating their paper pumpkins in no time!printable Art Seasonal Learning: Fall Individual Child
This spooky spiders activity from The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities For Children 3 to 6 will help you celebrate the Halloween season with children, all while developing their fine-motor and creativity skills.printable Art Seasonal Learning: Fall Individual Child
Before Halloween, supply children with craft materials and let their imaginations run wild as they create their own costumes with this open-ended activity from The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities For Children 3 to 6.printable Art Seasonal Learning: Fall Individual Child
Young children will enjoy creating all kinds of weird pumpkin faces as they develop creativity and social-emotional skills with this activity from The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities For Children 3 to 6.printable Art Seasonal Learning: Fall Individual Child
See how children's creativity flourishes with this fun seasonal pumpkin picture activity from The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities For Children 3 to 6. Children may keep their pumpkin pictures abstract, or draw additional embellishments likes stems, vines, or faces!printable Art Seasonal Learning: Fall Individual Child
The natural world is full of color, light, texture, shape, line, sound, and movement, all of which are captivating to the young child. In Time to Create: Hands-On Explorations in Process Art for Young Children, Christie Burnett writes, “Helping children to find the beauty in nature; to see outdoor spaces as places of fun, inspiration and recreation; and to learn about the interconnectedness of all elements of the environment can act to spark a child’s nurturing spirit.” This open-ended art activity allows children to create and explore as they weave with gathered natural art materials.Art
Making art with young children is less about the end product (or what it looks like) and more about the process of doing. In Time to Create: Hands-On Explorations in Process Art for Young Children, Christie Burnett explains that well-chosen process art experiences unlock unlimited potential for learning, communicating, feeling, and expressing. This drip painting activity will allow children to explore and create freely as they gain cognitive, language, fine-motor, and emotional skills.Art
Many families want to learn ways to support their young child in preparing for kindergarten. Making play materials with children is a great way for families to be creative together. Playdough is one art materials that can easily be cooked in the kitchen with ingredients families likely have on hand. Try this terrific, long-lasting recipe from Kick-Start Kindergarten Readiness today!printable Art
Featured in Many Languages, One Classroom: Teaching Dual and English Language Learners, by Karen N. Nemeth, this activity allows children to create their own restaurant menus using magazine clippings of international foods and key words from the languages of all the children in your classroom. By including culturally inclusive items like these in your dramatic play environments, you can help children from different language backgrounds become active participants in this important part of the preschool day. When the dramatic play area is full of authentic props, young children will find it easier to identify and talk about these items, play, explore, and develop essential language and social-emotional skills.Language
Fun fall activities for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Easy enough to do at home and at school!
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