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.
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".
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
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