The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and spring is finally here! What better way to kick off some mild weather learning than with a pond activity guide that teaches kids about ponds and pond life!
Here at The Printables Library at KidsActivities.com, we know that teaching little learners can be a lot of work. That’s why we have created activity guides that take the guesswork out of what to teach and when!
Each activity guide is broken down into five days of learning fun. The days feature a printable (usually from right here at The Printables Library!), as well as activities that you can do with your kids to extend the learning! We have also rounded up some fun related videos and books that you can add to your daily learning time to keep your kids engaged.
Let’s start learning about The Pond!
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Pond Activity Guide for Kids
KINDERGARTEN READINESS SKILLS INCLUDED IN THIS WEEK’S ACTIVITIES
- Making comparisons
- Using a pencil and crayon with control
- Using scissors
- Copying basic shapes
- Counts from 1-10
- Matches numbers to groups
- Shape recognition
- Color naming
- Listening to stories
- Alphabet recognition
- Connects letter sounds to letters
- Draws a picture to express an idea
- Listens to directions
For more information about kindergarten readiness skills, check out this list.
Daily Pond Activities
Pond Activity Guide – Day 1:
Printable: The Frog Activity Packet
Activity 1: Make a Frog Stick Craft!
Activity 2: Serve up some yummy Ice Cream Cone Frogs
Pond Activity Guide – Day 2:
Printable: Frog Color by Number
Activity 1: Make a frog out of cupcake liners!
Activity 2: Try the Something’s Fishy Craft page!
Pond Activity Guide – Day 3: It’s Field Trip day!
Printable: Pond Scavenger Hunt
Activity 1: Make a Sticky Tongue Frog Craft
Activity 2: Explore Pond Life
Be sure to bring back a cattail for an activity we’re doing tomorrow!
Pond Activity Guide – Day 4:
Printable: Pond Word Search
Activity 1: Try the Camouflaged Frog Hunt
Activity 2: Learn with Cattails
Pond Activity Guide – Day 5:
Printable: Pond Memory Match Game
Activity 1: Make Some Coffee Stirrer Froggies!
Activity 2: Snack on Some Fishy Cupcakes
Books for Kids About Ponds and Pond Life
Videos for Kids About Ponds and Pond Life
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