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I am a wife, a mother to 2 boys, and a Christian Kindergarten Teacher. Besides spending time with my family, I enjoy sewing, scrapbooking, quilting and creating innovative, hands on lessons for my students.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Winter Woodland Unit Extension Ideas

I have a great unit on Teacherspayteachers.com and thought of a few more uses for the materials included. These extension ideas can be used in centers and for lesson planning. Have fun with these activities:

Place the position posters around the room and have the children read the room. Give each child a clipboard (I use binder clips on my student white boards for this) and a piece of paper. Instruct the students to walk around the room and write the words on the paper. Name and date for portfolios.

Cut out the frames on page 10 and use them to make number, letter and word flash cards.

Cut out the blank acorns and use them to make a letter, number, CVC word or sight word flash cards.

Use the clip art of the animals to create a graph, have the children choose their favorite animal, have them add their name above the animal. After all of the children have completed the graph, count the numbers for each animal, write the number and then show the numbers in tally marks.

Make animal masks to go with the animals in the unit. Introduce the sounds thses animals make and show pictures of the environment they live in. Talk about what it might be like to live in the forest and hibernation.

Collect leaves, twigs and things in your outside environment. Have the children create a "forest" for the animals to live in, have them glue the animals inside. Shoe boxes and paper art trays are handy for this project.

I will add more activities as I think of them, please download the freebie unit and take a look at the preview for the entire unit. I would appreciate you joining my blog and following me on TpT. Enjoy my products and leave feedback please.

Till next time,
Christine

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