The Letter M

Preschool Lessons for the Letter M

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I love preschool!  The pictures tell the rest of the story…

M&M’s started off the week with a bang! We sorted, made concrete graphs and even tried a few concrete addition problems.  The worksheets came from Learn NC.

More fun M&M activity sheets came from Confessions of a Homeschooler.

Submerging M&M’s in water is a fun color mixing experiment.

Wait several minutes to see the floating m’s!

A marble run is great fun.  (Don’t let your little one put marbles near his mouth!)

Dip marbles in paint and place on a piece of paper that’s nestled in a shoebox. Roll the marbles around for a fun painting experience.

Machine building!

Picking up mini-marshmallows with jumbo tweezers was sticky fun.

Eli needed a little help to make shapes from mini-marshmallows and toothpicks.

Mini-marshmallow prints filled in our M.

Magnet fun! (Just be sure your child never, ever, ever puts magnets in his mouth!)

What attracts a magnet? Eli knows!

Learning the difference between a mountain and a hill.

Both of the above worksheets came from the Giant Science Resource Book.

UNO Moo! was a Christmas gift that Eli has really enjoyed.

Mapping for preschoolers was fun and “feet-on”. He jumped from one continent to the other on our fabric map.  No, he doesn’t know the continents yet – this required lots of direction.

Looking at maps with magnifying glasses didn’t hold his attention. I wonder why? 🙂

We did bunches and bunches of matching games. This comes from Preschool Activities in a Bag.

This matching activity idea also comes from Preschool Activities in a Bag.

Yep, you guessed it – Preschool Activities in a Bag.

The co-op I used to belong to had two Preschool Activities in a Bag exchanges where I loaded up on fun things to do with Eli.  I highly encourage you to take part in one of these fun exchanges!

More matching! These are just some fun little card games I found at the Dollar Tree.

I’m trying to integrate more “book work”.  These worksheets came from First School.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse

The Tale of Two Bad Mice

Moongame

Monarch Butterfly of Aster Way

Me on the Map

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

Madeline

One Hungry Monster

Are You My Mother?

The Rest of the ABC Lessons

Fun ABC Lessons for Preschool and Kindergarten

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