All About Me preschool and kindergarten activities, crafts, games, and lesson plans. The theme, All About Me, provides children utilizing the opportunity to answer the all-important question «Who Am I?» lots of the completed activities could be bound into books for every child when the theme comes to its conclusion. Listed here pages could be included: Self-Portrait, Facts About Me, My Opinions, Me Poem, My Hands Can, and Me Recipe. So, get out the pencils, crayons, music, and games and give each young one a platform for showing the planet his / her self that is special.
Exactly About Me Center Ideas
Dramatic Play Area
Place different sized mirrors in your play that is dramatic area. Add clothes that are different hats, wigs, advice and shoes and let children play dress-up and appearance at their reflection when you look at the mirrors.
Play Dough Center
Draw a head without any ears, hair, and face features and laminate. Let children use play dough to incorporate the ears, hair, nose, mouth, and eyes to your mat.
Add pictures of your children on the blocks.
Trace each child’s hand on card stock paper and cut fully out. Write their name on the back of this hand cut-out. Provide an ink pad and let children make fingerprints on the hand cut-out. Add a magnifying glass into the center for the kids to see or watch their fingerprints.
All About Me Circle Time Activities
I Am Glad I Am Me
Original Author Unknown
No body looks the way I do.
I have noticed that is true!
No one walks the real way i walk.
No one talks the real way i talk.
No one plays the way I play.
No one says the plain things i say.
I am special! I am ME!
There’s no on else I’d rather be!
I prefer / I don’t like
Have children stand. Say, «like beans, take a seat.» if you prefer the color red, jump.» or «If you, etc.
I Like Collage
Let children draw a photo of themselves in the paper. They cut fully out items from magazines of things that they like such as for example dogs, cats, flowers, family pictures, hot dogs, etc.
I Am Special Because
Have children sit in a circle although you play music. Children should pass a bean bag all over circle due to the fact music plays. Once the music stops, the little one holding the bag extends to remain true and tell something special about himself/herself utilizing the phrase, «I am special because . . . .» Make sure each young child has a turn within the duration associated with the theme.
I look into the mirror and what do I see?
give fully out a mirror every single child. Have them looking into the mirror and pointing into the right parts to their face while reciting the rhyme:
My Special Face
Adapted by Jolanda Garcia, KidsSoup Inc.
I see my face,
And all of its parts are in their place when I look in a mirror.
I see two little ears and one little nose,
I see two little eyes and one mouth that is little.
Once I look in the mirror, what do I see?
an excellent and special me! (Give yourself a hug!)
I’m Special Mirror Craft
Draw a mirror shape on to craft paper and cut fully out. Cut right out an oval shape out of aluminum foil and glue from the mirror. Let children decorate their mirror.
All About Me Activities and Weekly Plan and Lesson Plans
All About Me Activities
Make pictures of every child in your class and print out two copies of each and every picture. Glue the pictures onto index cards to make a matching game with pictures of the faces of this children in your group.
My Birthday (Printables and activity available within our KidsSoup Resource Library)
Print 12 birthday cakes and write the months associated with the year regarding the cakes. Make birthday candles with craft sticks and craft paper and write the names of this children in your class in the candles. Make a «Our Birthday Month» chart by writing the names associated with the children in their birthday month column. Let children find and put the birthday candles in the matching birthday cake.
Make 10 Birthday Cakes and Candles Addition Activity (Printables and activity available within our KidsSoup Resource Library)
What you need:
Washable black markers
Fabric and paper scraps
What you do:
Trace each young one’s outline with washable black markers on large bits of butcher paper. Then, let each young child cut right out his / her outline and decorate it with crayons, yarn, fabric scraps, paper scraps, and any other collage items available. Arrange the completed life-size portraits around the room. If desired, they could be arranged as well as a timeline that is personal each child.
Create a true name tag with an image for every single child. Let them practice writing/tracing their name. Cut the photograph and let children match the true names to the photographs. Cut the letters of the name and let children put their names back together.
Names Spelling Cards
With a black marker write children’s names on an index card. Write each letter associated with child’s name on a clothespin and place inside a plastic bag labeled using the name. Let children find their name card. Then discover the plastic that is matching containing the clothespins. Let children clip the clothespins to your the top of true name card spelling their name. After children have had enough practice spelling their names, allow them to choose a friend’s name card also 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 throughout the paper to reveal their name.
Tape the letters of children’s names on Duplo blocks. Encourage children to make use of the blocks to construct their names or their classmates names.
My Body (Printables and activity available within our KidsSoup Resource Library)
Write the rhyme below on sentence strips place within your reading chart. Read the rhymes and let children point with their matching body parts. Point out the word»my» and together say the word. Invite a young child for every single sentence of this rhyme to show up towards the board and employ a pointer to find the word «my» within the sentence.
Here Are My Fingers
Original Author Unknown
Listed below are my fingers and the following is my nose.
Listed here are my ears and listed below are my toes.
Listed below are my eyes that open wide.
Let me reveal my white teeth to my mouth inside.
Let me reveal my pink tongue that can help me speak.
Listed below are my shoulders and let me reveal my cheek.
Listed below are my hands which help me play.
Listed below are my feet that go walking each day.
Make cards of every physical parts of the body. Let children see the rhyme to their own and place the matching body parts card in the reading chart.