Friday, February 28, 2014

Community Helpers: Chef

Pizza Bulletin board
When I grow up I want to be a... 

Craft/ Math/ language arts activity
"How many pepperonis?"

  • This activity is great for following 2-3 step directions 
  • Great fine-motor activity.
  • This activity encourages children to make assumptions of "what happens next?
    • *pre heat the oven *dough *tomatoes sauce *cheese/ toppings 
Dramatic Play
pizza parlor

 Waitress taking his order

Pizza Party Game

Math pizza center
I used the Pizza preschool pack

I found the pack on

I am a pizza

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Community Helpers- Construction Workers and Architects

What is a Blueprint?
Make your own blueprint
Taking turns designing and building

Language Arts
FREE Community Helpers Printable book
Art + Vocabulary
 Found this printable at

Community Helpers: Mail Carrier

 Numerical order- I have 1 what comes after...
I downloaded this cute envelopes from Confessions of a homeschooler. She has a FREE Mail Carrier Unit Study  and lots of other neat units. 

Make a mail carrier bag

Making Open House Invitation
Preschool invite letters mail carrier 

I found this cute career/community helper puzzle game at Ross, Dress for less!


Writing center
Write a letter to a classmate template

Each child also wrote a letter to a classmate.

Put a stamp on it 

Seal it


and place it in our classroom mailbox 

I wrote all the kids a letter, here's an example, they all varied, depending on their personalities. Short and simple :)

and had the mail carrier sort through the mail and place it in the correct mail boxes.



Monday, February 24, 2014

Community helpers: Doctors & nurses

Community Helper/Career Puzzles
Pretend play CAST
I had the kids sign it
I found this at ross for $4.99 and I just added a few other items to complete it!
Review body parts in Chinese and Spanish
Doctor Bulletin Board
Dramatic Play
the waiting Room
Nurses calling the patients
 Great Doctors

 Here is where I found patient_details.pdf




Sunday, February 23, 2014

Letter of the week Rr

Rr is for...
letter Rr craft
GAME: What begins with Rr

Letter Rr videos 


Last Years St. Patty's Week
rainbow preschool snack ideas
Here's the video I used to make this rainbow cake. Honestly it was super simple, and I am not a baker!

Water cycle
Yes, even preschoolers can learn about evaporation, condensation and precipitation
why does it rain

if i had a pot of gold I would buy...
pot of gold template