Newspaper Play Structures -- kids can build & re-build them. Throw a sheet overtop for an instant reading nook. Fine motor for rolling, planning, hand strength to hole punch, sensory hangout if add a blanket.
Cute idea for measurement common core- do a few times a year. Read Big Dog, Little dog, and then measure each child to see how tall they are. Make a chart for display, and leave out the measuring tape for a few days!
Area and Perimeter game for 2 or 3 players. Each player chooses a color pencil they will use in the game. Players take turns rolling the dice, using the numbers that they rolled to draw the perimeter of a rectangle or square & writing the area in the midd
I could totally do this with money-- dollars on a pumpkin then popsicle sticks with bills and coins that add up to the amount. Addition/subtraction sorting - child needs to determine which sticks add up to the number on the bucket.
Educational Gross Motor Activities - Children learn best and more importantly retain what they've learned when it is combined with movement. Here is a list of 35 awesome ideas for combining gross motor activities with learning. Most of the ideas are gea