This is such a needed skill in every special education classroom I have been in…
Simple Shape Book: We are working on basic shapes. My kids love two things: glue sticks and reading books. So, I combined their two loves by creating them a Simple Shape Book! They get to glue shapes into the book and then read it over and over again. Fun! Considering my kids have a pretty short attention span, I created the book with only three shapes. A circle, square and triangle. Can teach Colors and Shapes at the same time.
Free printable shapes worksheets
Preschool Shape Hunt - Learning activity for three year olds, very little set up required
If you're teaching your toddler the alphabet, you'll want to check out this huge list of playful alphabet activities for 2 year olds! While learning the alphabet, kids had opportunity to learn new words.
Most children wind up playing with all their toys and leave them on the floor. And this is good idea would be to teach your kid about placing their toys in a predetermined location after completing playing.
Balance Beam | natural playground | moving big | preschool playground | outdoor classroom | gross motor | large motor | play
I'm usually not that big on the whole 'natural play spaces' thing because most of them look too much like workout equipment and don't have much room for imaginative play- but this one actually looks great!
A Dry river bed instead of a traditional sand pit. Large and smaller river rock lining a sand river with tree stumps, ferns and toys. This is a home daycare that has a lot of natural play elements in their backyard play environment.