Activities For 3-year-olds

Awesome fun ideas for 3 year olds. I teach three year olds and these are fun ideas for home and preschool. Daycare ideas as well!
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Funds of Knowledge Definition
How to use Funds of Knowledge in your classroom!
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What is differentiation?How to use it in preschool.
Do you know how to differentiate in your class? These are great tips for differentiation in preshcool and prek.
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Name Letter Hunt- Free Printables
Help your preschool students learn letters with these name letter hunt activities. This printable name letter hunt is free!
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How To Teach Kids About Colors!
Sitting your kids down and getting them to memorize color names won’t offer them the opportunity to sort the same way a hands on activity will so have fun and the learning will happen. Have fun with these 30 fun hands on ways to teach preschoolers about colors!
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Fun ways to work on fine motor skills for preschoolers
Fine motor skills activities aren’t just useful for handwriting prep. They are more about all those self-help skills, like using utensils, doing up buttons, zipping coats, and eventually learning to tie those super cute and totally impractical lace-up shoes.
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Bug themed activity for preschoolers!
Explore bugs by squishing plastic ones into playdough! This fun sensory activity is great for preschoolers!
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DIY Bubble Wrap Starfish Craft
Dive into the depths of creativity with this fun bubble wrap starfish craft. Perfect for kids and adults alike, this DIY project will add a touch of the ocean to your space. Dive in and create your very own bubble wrap starfish today!
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FREE summer reading program with daily reading prompts!
Keep your child reading all summer long without a fight! Our annual free summer reading program is all about our summer reading calendars. These summer reading calendars are the perfect mix of novelty and consistency!
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Preschool Ocean Crafts You Can't Miss Out On
Looking for some quality one-on-one time with your preschooler this summer? Why not make it educational and fun? Dive into our list of hands-on ocean activities! From paper bag jellyfish to washi tape starfish, explore the beauty of the ocean while spending memorable moments with your little one.
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Can Water Balloons and Math Mix?
Shocking, isn't it? Many believe that learning should be strictly confined within four walls or limited to books. We're here to debunk that myth! Our water balloon game incorporates math in an unconventional, engaging, and immensely fun way!
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Not A Box Activity
Preschool Not a Box Activity
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Literacy Activities For Preschoolers
independent activities for preschool that promote literacy development. Great alphabet activities.
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PreK Rhyming Activity
This preschool rhyming activity is perfect for literacy centers where preschoolers work independently because it only uses picture rhymes. Rhyming is a foundational literacy skill that children need for a bunch of reasons. When children play with rhymes, they are playing with sounds and learning to recognize sound patterns.
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Rainbow Art Project
love painting with corks because they make such fun polka dots and are the perfect size for little hands. This cork painting rainbow craft was a fun exploration of rainbow colors.
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Peer Scaffolding and How To Encourage it In Your Preschool Classroom
When teaching preschool, peer scaffolding is an important component in a successful classroom community. #TeachingPreschool #PeerScaffolding #ClassroomCommunity #TeachingTips