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Practicing Circles on the Map

Practicing Circles on the Map

This week my class has been very interested in sea animals, dolphins especially. One morning, one of the children noticed that there were pictures of dolphins on the world map that is hanging in the classroom. I purchased this map last year and laminated it at my local Lakeshore Learning store (laminating is only 29 cents a foot there). Since we have been working on our fine motor skills, I gave the children dry erase markers and asked them to…

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7 Car Activities

7 Car Activities

 Several weeks ago we did a unit on cars but I never got around to blogging about it. Here are some of the activities we did that week.  1. Car Tracks We drove the cars through paint and then around the paper to make tracks. 2. Driving Cars Through Different Terrain I put out trays of different materials (sand, rocks, shaving cream, and wood chips) and the children drove the toy cars through them. During the activity, we talked about…

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