Oct 26, 2015

Acorn Preschool Poem for Fall Curriculum

5 Little Acorns

5 little acorns sitting in a tree
Along came Mr. Squirrel
As hungry as could be.
Then the fall winds blew
And rustled all the leaves.
Down came an acorn,
Mr. Squirrel was pleased! 

Oct 17, 2015

10 Fun Halloween Ideas for Preschool

1. Make orange playdough and purchase Halloween designs in playdough cutters or cookie cutters

2. Fill a sensory table or tub with orange colored rice and black beans.

3. Place costume clothes and cameras into the drama area

4. Learn how Halloween is celebrated in different countries.

5. Bring in a pumpkin with potato head pieces and let children decorate the pumpkin with funny faces.

6. Make Halloween Jello Jigglers

7. At circle time try creative movement with Halloween Pantomime: ask the children to move their bodies as if they were carrying a pumpkin, then floating like a ghost in the sky, combing their witch hair, etc.

8. Create a Halloween story together as a class with the children drawing pictures afterwards and then place the classroom book of the Halloween story onto the book shelf.

9. Listen to Raffi's There's a Spider on the Floor while each child has a plastic spider that he/she will move up his body along with the lyrics.

10. Sing Trick or Treat to the tune of Frere Jacques:

Trick or Treat, Trick or Treat
Halloween Night, Halloween Night
In our costumes playing, you will hear us saying
Trick or Treat, Trick or Treat

For even more ideas: Check out these following articles---

Autumn Preschool Songs

Jack-O-Lantern Preschool Songs