Make a large mitten shape made out of tape on the floor to use as our mitten prop for the book "The Mitten".

Retelling our own version of the mitten book in preschool

Have children climb into mitten as you read the story. Home version-use stuffed animals with your child(ren). Can use sleeping bag for the mitten. Or if child is not getting in, use pillow case and just stuffed animals. The Mitten Jan Brett

Winter Theme -- animal tracks w/play dough, shaving cream snow (practicing letters/name), and mitten graphing, mitten counting match game, mitten matching cards, snowflake matching cards, winter patterns (using small die cuts), winter sorting (small die cuts), snowball sizes with 3 different sized pom poms, dramatic play center (w/mittens, scarves, hats, etc.), "Ice" skating

Winter Theme

Winter Theme -- animal tracks w/play dough, mitten graphing, snowflake matching cards, winter patterns, winter sorting.

Cottonball snowman

I'm not going to get my hopes up, but I would love to see a snowflake or two this weekend.

Hundreds of easy crafts & activity ideas for having fun with Preschool age children.

Felt hearts with a slit cut in them to thread through some ribbon and a button to feed the ribbon through the hearts. Could be done with any shape - a good small motor skill activity for little ones

Fun Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids

Alphabet Mitten Match Laminated File Folder Game. $5.00, via Etsy.

Alphabet Mitten Match Laminated File Folder Game. $5.00, via Etsy.

Sticky Wall Rainbow Activity - what a mesmerizing and engaging fine motor skill art activity!

Sticky Wall Rainbow Art - tape contact paper to the wall sticky side out, draw a pic onto it, have kids stick on colored paper and cotton balls. I have contact paper!