All About Me preschool and kindergarten activities, crafts, games, and lesson plans. The theme, All i?” A number of the completed activities may be bound into books for each child once the theme comes to its conclusion about me, provides children because of the opportunity to answer the all-important question “Who Am. The next pages can be included: Self-Portrait, Facts About Me, My Opinions, Me Poem, My Hands Can, and Me Recipe. So, move out the pencils, crayons, music, and games and give each young one a platform for showing the planet his or her special self.
Exactly About Me Center Ideas
Dramatic Play Area
Place different sized mirrors in your dramatic play area. Add different clothes, hats, wigs, and shoes and let children play dress-up and appearance at their reflection in the mirrors.
Play Dough Center
Draw a relative head with no ears, hair, and face features and laminate. Let children use play dough to incorporate the ears, hair, nose, mouth, and eyes to the mat.
Add pictures of one’s children regarding the blocks.
Trace each child’s hand on card stock paper and cut out. Write their name in the back associated with the hand cut-out. Provide an ink pad and let children make fingerprints to their hand cut-out. Add a magnifying glass to your center for children to see their fingerprints.
Exactly About Me Circle Time Activities
I Am Glad I Am Me
Original Author Unknown
No one looks the way I do.
I have noticed that holds true!
No one walks the real way i walk.
No one talks the way I talk.
No one plays the way I play.
No one says the things I say.
I am special! I am ME!
there is no on else I would rather be!
I prefer / I don’t like
Have children stand. Say, “If you want the color red, jump.” or “If you like beans, sit down.”, etc.
I Love Collage
Let children draw a photo of themselves from the paper. They cut out items from magazines of items that they like such as for example dogs, cats, flowers, family pictures, hot dogs, etc.
I will be Special Because
Have children sit in a circle when you play music. Children should pass a bean bag around the circle since the music plays. When the music stops, the kid holding the bag gets to remain true and tell something special about himself/herself making use of the phrase, “I am special because . . . .” Be sure each young child has a turn over the duration of the theme.
I look into the mirror and what do I see?
give fully out a mirror every single child. Ask them to looking into the mirror and pointing to the right parts to their face while reciting the rhyme:
My face that is special adapted Jolanda Garcia, KidsSoup Inc.
Once I try looking in a mirror I see my face,
And all of their parts have been in their place.
I see two little ears and another little nose,
I see two little eyes and another mouth that is little.
A wonderful and special me when I look in the mirror, what do! (Give yourself a hug!)
I am Special Mirror Craft
Draw a mirror shape on to craft paper and cut right out. Cut out an oval shape out of aluminum foil and glue regarding the mirror. Let children decorate their mirror.
Exactly about Me Activities and Weekly Plan and Lesson Plans
Exactly About Me Activities
Make pictures of each and every young child in your class and print out two copies of every picture. Glue the pictures onto index cards to help make a matching game with pictures of this real faces of the children in your group.
My Birthday (Printables and activity available inside our KidsSoup Resource Library)
Print 12 birthday cakes and write the months associated with on the cakes year. Make birthday candles with craft sticks and craft paper and write the names associated with the children in your class regarding the candles. Make a “Our Birthday Month” chart by writing the names associated with children inside their birthday month column. Let children find and place the birthday candles on the matching birthday cake.
Make 10 Birthday Cakes and Candles Addition Activity (Printables and activity available inside our KidsSoup Resource Library)
Life-Size Me paper writer
The thing you need:
Washable black markers
Fabric and paper scraps
That which you do:
Trace each child’s outline with washable black markers on large items of butcher paper. Then, let each young child cut fully out his or her outline and decorate it with crayons, yarn, fabric scraps, paper scraps, and any other collage items available. Arrange the completed life-size portraits across the room. If desired, they can be arranged as well as a timeline that is personal each young one.
Create a true name tag with an image for every child. Allow them to practice writing/tracing their name. Cut the photograph and let children match the names towards the photographs. Cut the letters regarding the true name and let children put their names back together.
Names Spelling Cards
With a marker that is black children’s names on an index card. Write each letter for the young child’s name on a clothespin and put inside a plastic bag labeled using the name. Let children find their name card. Then get the matching plastic bag containing the clothespins. Let children clip the clothespins to the top of the true name card spelling their name. After children have had enough practice spelling their names, allow them to choose a buddy’s name card and to spell his/her name.
Hidden Names Artwork
With a white crayon, write the kids’s names on a white sheet of paper. Let children use watercolors to paint all around the paper to reveal their name.
Tape the letters of children’s names on Duplo blocks. Encourage children to use the blocks to build their names or their classmates names.
My own body (Printables and activity available inside our KidsSoup Resource Library)
Write the rhyme below on sentence strips place as part of your reading chart. Read the rhymes and let children point for their matching body parts. Point out the word “my” and say the term together. Invite a young child for every single sentence for the rhyme to come up to the board and employ a pointer to obtain the word “my” when you look at the sentence.
Here Are My Fingers
Original Author Unknown
Listed below are my fingers and the following is my nose.
Listed below are my ears and listed below are my toes.
Listed here are my eyes that open wide.
Let me reveal my mouth with my white teeth inside.
Here is my tongue that is pink that me speak.
Listed below are my shoulders and here is my cheek.
Listed below are my hands that help me play.
Listed here are my feet which go walking each day.
Make cards of each and every physical body parts. Let children read the rhyme on their own and put the body that is matching card in the reading chart.