Book Suggestions for the Library
Below is a listing of books about children and about families! You may find them at your library that is local or can click on the title links to check out what exactly is offered at Amazon.
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All About Me Books
Listed below are My Hands by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault
Now i will be Threeby Jane Belk Moncure–these are older books, most libraries have the collections. This particular series by Moncure has one for each age i am just One! i am just Two! etc.
Now I’m Big by Margaret Miller
Books about Families
Exactly about Me Preschool Activities Theme Math & Manipulatives > to greatly help your Preschoolers develop their math skills and the ones small muscles in their hands!
Materials: Precut small people shapes (make many!) and several larger houses. This could be utilized in numerous ways:
The kids count out and name the number of people that reside in their property and place them on a precut house.
It is possible to program each homely home with numbers together with children then place that amount of people in the house.
If you precut them in various colors, the children can sort most of the people by sizes, colors or match them into the matching colored house.
The start of the entire year is a good time to introduce these concepts.
Provide an item in small and large sizes (balls, stuffed animals, cut fully out people shapes) after which provide 2 boxes one that says Big and something that says LITTLE or SMALL. The youngsters learn to sort by size.
Make puzzles available which have families in them: both table puzzles and floor puzzles. If you do not have any, make one! Find pictures or print pictures from your computer of families. Make a collage of it and then laminate and cut it out into large puzzle shapes!
Exactly about Me Preschool Activities Theme Music and Movement
Activities and Ideas to get the Preschoolers Movin’ and Groovin’!
How Will You Feel?
Have different tempos of music available. Play one song and get the young children what type of mood the songs is in-happy, sad, excited, scared, etc. The children then act out that mood through movement. Replace the songs often and repeat!
Although health insurance and nutrition may be a layout by itself, it is great to remind the young children about remaining healthy during your All About Me Preschool Activities theme as well!
Play music and encourage the children to become listed on you in certain healthy exercise! “Let’s jog five times. Let us jump four times.” Etc.
Let me reveal one of the best exercise CDs (The song “Fun To Get Fit” is fantastic!) as you are able to purchase at a good price at Amazon by clicking the picture below.
Exactly about Me Preschool Activities Theme Ideas for your Sensory Table website writes essays for you!
Tidy Up, Tidy Up!
Add water that is soapy your table along with your dramatic play dishes, pans and pots, etc.
Include sponges and towels!
All About Me Preschool Activities Theme Science > for your Preschool Scientists in Training!
Another reminder! an exactly about Me preschool activities theme goal is to read about the youngsters and their own families and also for the children to know about their abilities that are own. Science gives them the chance to make inquiries about their environment and about themselves.
Exactly about Me Preschool Activities Height and Weight!
Materials Needed: a tape measure, a scale (when it comes to young children to face on), paper and a pen
Weigh each child and measure their height. Record the results and use with the Me Book activity when you look at the activities that are writing below.
EXTENSION: Tape a paper that is large a wall and record on the paper each kid’s name, height and weight. Leave it there all year. Re-measure near the end of the year! Our kids LOVE this!
Many thanks Maribel from Fort Meyers, FL for this idea!
Materials needed: yarn, scissors, tape and marker or pen
Cut out a piece of yarn to measure each child’s height.
Attach a bit of tape due to their name about it as well as the measurment. Hang these on the wall.
Have the young children compare their height and discuss short and tall.
Do this again at the end of the year and compare simply how much they will have grown. I make use of 3 year olds and additionally they think it’s great!
Provide small plastic cups (clear) with water inside them. Provide eye droppers and small cups of paint when it comes to children to test out color identification and color mixing!
Writing Activity >
Fold a piece of construction paper in half. Have the child trace his/her hand and then help them cut out their hand (do not cut the folded side). When done, the tactile hand print should open like a novel.
Allow the children write their own name from the front and decorate the front.
The child’s name, their height and weight (obtained from the science activity in the Science Activity Section above) as well as their birthdate on the inside, write the date!
In advance, pre-print each child’s name on a bit of paper.
Provide sorters (shapes, macaroni, etc.) in order for them to cover the letters of their name with.
Miscellaneous Ideas for Your All About Me Preschool Activities Theme!
At the beginning of the send a Family Collage request home year. Let each family know that you are focusing on an All About Me preschool activities theme and that here is the family portion of that theme!
Ask each family to work with the little one to help make a Family Collage. The Collage may have photo’s on it with loved ones’ names written onto it. It may be drawn because of the child and family! It is a grouped family event together with purpose would be to help the children find out more about each other and every other’s families!
Give the grouped families a deadline for when they’re due!
As each kid brings their collage or poster in, invite that child to point each picture out and name the household members for their friends at circle time!
Family Project Send home a bit of paper that says:
“(childs name) is special to Mommy and Daddy because. ” Have the parents fill it out and return to school to go in the exactly about Me book.
Thank you Jodif St.Thomas from Frontier, Saskatchewan, Canada for submitting this concept!
All you Pat N. with this idea! about me Book (Thank)
One of the ways my students and I get to know each other is by making an “All About Me” book. The children and their parents pick the packet up on
“meet the teacher” night, a week before school starts. You can find 11 pages similar to this is me, this might be my children, i love the color. An animal i love is.
In school I would like to read about. I wish to be a_ that is____ when I grow up, I like to eat. I am ____ years old, I am special because.
The household and kids decorate these pages any real way they desire and then send them returning to school 2 weeks later. Meanwhile, the young kids and I use watercolor
paints and bling to decorate their covers. I also paint one of their hands and also make a handprint from the relative back cover. Our school name and year are written on
the within cover. The covers are done on cardboard so they really hold up and generally are laminated as well. The leading cover has a day that is first for the child additionally the title
Exactly About ___. I punch holes when you look at the binding side and use zip ties to carry them together. These books are kept when you look at the classroom all and then go home
for the summer year. These books are looked at more than the other books within our classroom. Just thought I would share that idea.