[Surfnetkids: 26 Nov 2008] Preschool Activities

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#1. November 26, 2008

Barbara J. Feldman
Dear Reader,

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American readers. We are going to celebrate at my Dad’s house .. and I’m really looking forward to it. We will be a small crowd (missing a few of my siblings) but both my kids will be there .. so I’m excited!

It’s a short road trip for us (about a hundred miles each way) and I really hope the “traffic fairies” shine their magic on us, and that we don’t get caught in a Thanksgiving traffic nightmare.

Here are some resources from our archives to help with your festivities:

Printable Thanksgiving Coloring Pages
http://www.surfnetkids.com/coloring/holiday/thanksgiving/

Thanksgiving Poems
http://www.surfnetkids.com/thanksgiving_poems.htm

Online Thanksgiving Games
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/Thanksgiving/

Thanksgiving Crafts
http://www.surfnetkids.com/thanksgiving_crafts.htm

Thanksgiving Fun
http://www.surfnetkids.com/thanksgiving/

See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"
http://www.surfnetkids.com

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#3. Preschool Activities

by Barbara J. Feldman
http://www.surfnetkids.com/preschool_activities.htm

Preschool Activities Printable (** for premium members only)
http://www.surfnetkids.com/printables/preschool_activities.pdf

The preschool years are simultaneously enchanting and exhausting. So much energy bundled into those tiny little bodies! These activity sites are sure to help when you are looking for something fun to share your kids that is both easy to whip up and engaging for all involved.

First-School Preschool Activities and Crafts
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These crafts, lesson plans, themes and activities are adaptable for ages two to six, and can be used at home, in the classroom, or at day care. First stop is the basic materials list, which includes construction paper, tempura paints, tape, crayons, and the ever important cover-up such as an old t-shirt. The activities themselves are divided into printable activities and themes (such as alphabet, colors, numbers and so on.)

Preschool Express
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Noteworthy stops at Jean Warren’s Preschool Express include the toddler and preschool activity calendars with a different mini-activity nearly every day of the month. “Draw the first letter of your child’s name on paper. Have child glue over it with leaves.” “Find cities of distant relatives on a map.” “Sing your phone number to the tune of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.” Other highlights are the Music & Rhyme, Skill, Discovery and Inspiration Stations.

Story Nory: Free Audio Stories for Kids
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Story time is one of my favorite toddler activities, so I was thrilled to discover these wonderful audio stories, all narrated by Natasha Gostwick. Story Nory is an archive of stories old and new, with a brand new recording released every week. These can be listened to on the computer, easily transferred to an iPod, or copied to a CD for listening in the car. The stories are classified as Original, Fairytales, Classics, Educational and Junior (which are the simplest stories specifically for toddlers and ESL students.)

… Click to continue Preschool Activities.

#4. Printables Club Members Also Get …

Surfnetkids Printables Club Members also get the following printables to use in the classroom, the computer lab, the school library, or to send home with students:

Preschool Activities Printable
Alphabet Fun Printable
Get Ready for Kindergarten Printable
Learning to Count Printable
Dr. Seuss Printable

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Free Kids Coloring Pages
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Dress Up Games
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Nursery Rhymes Online
http://www.surfnetkids.com/early/nursery-rhymes-online

Rainbow Scratch Magic
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/rainbow_scratch_magic.htm

(Learn how to make kids games just like these with my How to Add Games to Your Site step-by-step manual.)

#6.Surfing the Calendar

Sojourner Truth Died
Nov 26, 1883
http://www.surfnetkids.com/sojourner_truth.htm

Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” Published
Nov 26, 1865
http://www.surfnetkids.com/alice_in_wonderland.htm

Thanksgiving Fun
Nov 27, 2008
http://www.surfnetkids.com/thanksgiving

George Harrison Succumbs to Cancer
Nov 29, 2001
http://www.surfnetkids.com/beatles.htm

Mark Twain’s Birthday
Nov 30, 1835
http://www.surfnetkids.com/mark_twain.htm

#7.Quote of the Week

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~~ Marcel Proust (July 10, 1871 – November 18, 1922) French novelist, essayist, critic.

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