Pre-K Activities at Home
Dual Language Students should complete activities in both English and Spanish
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
English: Reading/Writing and Social Studies
Spanish: Math and Science
Tuesday and Thursday
Spanish: Reading/Writing and Social Studies
English: Math Science
- Read a fiction or nonfiction book to students
- Discuss how to take care of books, the parts of the book, and discuss unfamiliar vocabulary in the book
- Who were the characters in the story?
- Write a response to the book that was read
- What did the characters look like?
- How did the characters feel in the story?
- What did the characters do in the story?
- Draw pictures of the characters in the story.
- Draw a picture of your favorite part of the story.
- Retell parts of the story
- Recognize rhyming words
- Talk about the pictures in the story
- What facts were in the book?
- Were there pictures with captions?
- Were there photographs or illustrations?
Science Read a book about science (insects, animals, etc.)
- Sort small items around the house by size, shape, color
- Why did you sort it this way? What is another way to sort?
- Use objects in the house to build (boxes, pots, pans, books, cards)
- How many boxes did you use? How can you build it another way?
- Find things that move (in the house, outside, in books, on TV)
- How does it move? Why does it move that way?
- Make things move such as paper airplanes, balloons, kites
- How can you move it in a different direction?
- Cook at home using measuring cups and spoons
- Use toy cars to build ramps with different sizes and discuss speed, and then sort cars by color, speed and size
- Read stories about people in the community
- Review rules for crossing the street while walking and riding a bike
- Discuss different jobs in the community and what they do
- Create a book about different jobs with pictures and words
Counting up to 10
- Use different objects as counter such as beans, paper clips, or cereal and count the objects to get a total
- Add counters together to get totals
- Write 1-9 on index cards or pieces of paper then use counters to match the number on the card
Comparing Sets with Equal, More or Less
- Using counters create different sets. (Example: 1st set has 3 beans and 2nd set has 2 beans)
- Which set has more, which set as less, which sets are equal?
Counting Throughout the Day
- Count up to 30 by counting objects around the house or outdoors.
Sorting by Characteristics
- Using small items around the house sort them by size, shape and color
Why did you sort it this way? What is another way to sort?