Early childhood education collection
Looking for early childhood resources? Here are some to get
you started! Below you will find activities and instructional resources
that cover math, science, literacy and more.
Get students moving
songs and games
Songs and games to play with the parachute. This is especially helpful for students with sensory deficits.
Balance and coordination activities
These activities will get students moving and help to develop agility, balance and coordination.
Little Teddy Bears - a counting story
A beautifully illustrated PowerPoint to practice counting to ten as a group.
Wheel of fitness
Being active is fun with this interactive game from The Children's Museum of Houston that gets students hopping and counting.
Sing, dance and shout the shapes
Students expend excess energy while learning their shapes.
Students visualize number stories and create their own.
Addition and subtraction
By coloring beads on a string, students demonstrate their understanding of addition and subtraction.
Combine scientific investigation with arts and crafts in this fun activity.
The Space that air takes up
Students will love these hands-on activities from Teaching Channel that explore the relationship of air and space.
Nurture the natural curiosity of students with these fun scientific inquiries.
My five senses
In this activity, students learn to name the five senses and understand why they are important.
Teach phonemics by acting out single-syllable words using this resource from Teaching Channel.
These cards teach receptive and expressive vocabulary. Have students visually match non-identical examples of the same item. This resource is also useful for students with learning disabilities or students for whom English is a second language.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
After reading this classic text, students will create art using the same collage technique and subject matter as the artist and illustrator Eric Carle.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Use this timeless story to teach students about rhythm and repetition.
Scientifically-based ways to help children develop language abilities, increase knowledge, become familiar with books and other printed materials, learn letters and sounds, recognize numbers and learn to count.
Social emotional growth
Students practice identifying personality and physical character traits.
It's good to be me!
In this activity, students write down six things that they can do. This will help improve their self image.