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Climb the Tree
Materials-Green streamer or paper taped to floor in shape of tree, Apples (real or laminated)
Children walk the line pretending to climb the tree without touching the apples.
I'm A Little Seed
Poem and Gross Motor Activity
Letter Matching Flower Pot Board
Materials: Foam Board, Pot cutouts, Flower Cutouts, Upper and Lowercase respectively, Velcro Dots, Laminated
Younger Classes will Match Uppercase Letters
Older Classes will Match Lowercase with Upper Case
Materials: Various beans and seeds
Provide children with a photo of a flower. Allow them to create their own version using seeds and beans. Younger classes can begin with a drawn flower and the children can "outline".
Fine Motor and Math Seed Sorting
Tweezers, Small planting pots, Various seeds or laminated photos, Ice cube tray or sorting container
Have the children sort based on like materials, colors, or shapes
Eyedropper Circle Counting
Materials: Laminated sheet of various sized circles, Food coloring, eye droppers
Child counts how many drops it takes to fill each circle. Focus on math, color, and shape.
Do as a small group of 2-3 children during open centers
The Tiny Seed Flower Using Potato
Materials: Potato cut in half, Orange paint, Green Construction Paper
To be done during learning centers as a group of 3-4
The Giving Tree- Idea Web PreK and Elementary Writing
The Tiny Seed Writing and Math
You Make All Things New By Steven Curtis Chapman
The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle 9:56
You are My Sunshine 1:50
Farmer Plants the Seeds Song 2:12
The Parable of the Sower: Jr and Upper 4:37
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein 7:14min
The Parable of the Sower - Undergrads 2:58