Music, Large Motor, Fine Motor, Sensory, Math, Games, Themes, Etc.
A GIANT DOT-TO-DOT sparks curiosity (when the children arrive, all that is there are the numbered dots taped on the floor), entices imaginations, encourages problem solving, creates an age-appropriate interest in numbers and ends up being something GRAND to play with!
Play Day Activity Cards (free download): Take a look at these 50 game and activity ideas for your Play Day. Try a bunch! Your Play Day activities can take many forms-- setup stations with games or encourage free play and let the children decide or organize a giant kickball tournament. Ask the true play experts, the kids, what they'd like to play.
GARDENS Instruct the children to form groups of two. Using yarn and safety scissors, each group will measure each other using the yarn and cut the yarn so the yarn is the same height as themselves. Have all the children tape their piece of yarn onto the wall to make a graph so they can visualize the different heights that are in the classroom.