Early Childhood Education Teacher Resources

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Money Matters - An Introduction to the Penny

For Teachers Pre-K
This very basic presentation on the penny would be ideal for Pre-K learners. In it, they discover the basic facts about the penny: how much it's worth, what it's made of, which President's face is on the front, and what building is shown...
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Pre-K Appetizer

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore health by identifying positive eating habits. In this dietary activity, students read several books about eating well and making wise food decisions. Students view the food pyramid on the USDA website and discuss the...
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Pre K 3/1

For Students K - 2nd
In this beginnings of words worksheet, students fill in the beginnings of words and then trace the rest of the word ending in -all, -ed, and more. Students complete 7 problems.
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My Favorite Birthday Story

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Happy birthday! Pre-K and Kindergarten students bring in a photograph of their favorite birthday party. They get together in small groups and write about the birthday - with the help of adults. The stories and the photos are displayed on...
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Clown on a Tight Rope

For Students K - 1st
In this pre-school, coloring worksheet with a circus theme, students color a picture of a clown walking on a tightrope, carrying an umbrella.
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Cornmeal with Powder Paint

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Pre schoolers use art to build observational skills and eye-hand coordination. They squeeze art into a ribbon like shape on their paper, then sprinkle cornmeal and powder paint over it. They watch as water is sprayed on top of the...
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Compound Word Snakes

For Teachers Pre-K
Little ones are introduced to compound words. They work with the teacher using word cards to create new compound words out of existing simple words. They then break compound words up to show the two simple words that comprise them.
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Counting Numbers 1 - 10

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The littlest learners will love counting along with this sing-song video. They can sing and count 10 fat sheep as they appear on the screen. A great way to reinforce counting skills, number sense, and number recognition in children ages...
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Tracing Practice

For Students Pre-K - K
In this early childhood education tracing practice learning exercise, students trace the 4 sets of wavy dotted lines that connect the caterpillars to their food.
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Numeracy Assessment

For Students Pre-K - K
Here is a basic worksheet which could be used as a reading assessment for very young learners. In it, pupils are given three sets of pictures. They must color in the longer snake, the shortest snake, and match the correct positional...
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If You Take a Mouse to School

For Teachers 1st - 4th
If you give your teacher a book, she'll probably want an activity guide to go with it. Have fun learning with a wonderful selection of hands on activities created for the book, If You Take a Mouse to School. Each activity focuses on...
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Nursery Rhymes Poster Set

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Where did Little Bo Peep's sheep go? How could Humpty Dumpty be put back together? After reading nursery rhymes from the provided, colorful posters, kids list the rhyming words and answer questions about the tale.
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Learning with Nature

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Think outside the box - and think about education beyond the classroom walls - with a resource that has your critical thinkers watching a video about a nursery in Scotland that lets youngsters roam wild in a forest. Viewers reflect on...
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Artist Mice Art Nice

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Students help create "Art picture frames" that display their own artwork throughout the year in this exciting lesson for the pre-Kindergarten classroom. The "frames" are then decorated with small mouse cutouts and pictures of each student.
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Developmental Strokes: Pre-Writing Worksheet

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Young writers develop their fine motor skills one stroke at a time with this simple tracing worksheet. Looking at pictures of eight basic figures ranging from horizontal and vertical lines to circles and triangles, children practice...
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Building Number Sense

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
It's never too early to begin a child's math education. This collection of fun hands-on activities engage youngsters in building their number sense as they learn how to count objects, identify numerals, compare amounts, and much more.
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Cut and Paste Counting Monsters

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Young children will have a blast learning how to count these monster math manipulatives. Provided with a series of boxes numbered from 1 to 10, learners must place the correct number of monsters in each space to demonstrate their ability...
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Germs: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
As part of their study of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa, middle schoolers create engaging public service announcements for preschool and kindergarten classes, teaching them how and when to wash their hands. To begin, class...
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Patterning Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Open the eyes of young mathematicians to the patterns that are found everywhere in the world around them. After a shared reading of I See Patterns by Linda Benton, children complete a series of hands-on activities that teach them how to...
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Shape Sorting: Looking for Green!

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Young mathematicians rotate, flip, and sort their way to an understanding of the different attributes of geometric figures. Using transparent yellow and blue shapes, children try to match congruent figures together to create...
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Catch a Bug Game

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Young mathematicians bottle up colorful bugs as they learn to sort and count objects. With six different colored jars and six different colored bugs, children must place the creepy crawlers in their respective containers and see how many...
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Music and Movement

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students demonstrate how to instruct a Pre-K class in singing and creative movement. Once they are grouped according to several nursery rhymes, they practice singing the songs and coordinating appropriate movements with the rhythm. The...
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Cool Math

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Young scholars benefit from the correctly selected book for a specific math concept.  In this book selection lesson plan, students are given a list of books related to specific math concepts.  Young scholars' ages can range from...
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Circus Elephants Playing Ball

For Students K - 1st
In this pre-school, coloring worksheet with a circus theme, learners color 2 pictures of circus elephants playing with balls.