All About Me preschool and kindergarten activities, crafts, games, and lesson plans. The theme, All About Me, provides children with all the chance to answer the all-important question “Who Am I?” most of the completed activities could be bound into books for every single child if the theme comes to its conclusion. The following pages could be included: Self-Portrait, Facts me Poem, My Hands Can, and Me Recipe about me, My Opinions. So, get out the pencils, crayons, music, and games and present each young one a platform for showing the planet his or 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 different clothes, hats, wigs, and shoes and let children play dress-up and look at their reflection when you look at the mirrors.
Play Dough Center
Draw a relative head with no ears, hair, and face features and laminate. Let children use play dough to add the ears, hair, nose, mouth, and eyes towards the mat.
Add pictures of your children on the blocks.
Trace each young one’s hand on card stock paper and cut fully out. Write their name in the relative 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 into the center for kids to see or watch their fingerprints.
Exactly About Me Circle Time Activities
I’m Glad I’m Me
Original Author Unknown
No body looks the way I do.
I have realized that holds true!
no body walks the real way i walk.
No one talks the way I talk.
No body plays the way I play.
No body says the things I say.
I will be special! I will be ME!
There’s no on else I would rather be!
I like / I don’t like
Have children stand. Say, “like beans, take a seat.” if you like the color red, jump.” or “If you, essay help etc.
I Like Collage
Let children draw a photo of themselves on the paper. They cut fully out items from magazines of items that they like such as dogs, cats, flowers, family pictures, hot dogs, etc.
I Am Special Because
Have children sit in a circle when you play music. Children should pass a bean bag around the circle given that music plays. As soon as the music stops, the child holding the bag extends to stand up and tell something special I am special because . . about himself/herself using the phrase, ” . .” Make sure each young child has a turn over the duration of the theme.
I look in the mirror and what do I see?
give out a mirror to every child. Ask them to looking within the mirror and pointing to the right parts on 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 something little nose,
I see two little eyes plus one mouth that is little.
When 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 shape that is oval of aluminum foil and glue in 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 young child in your class and print out two copies of each picture. Glue the pictures onto index cards to make a matching game with pictures of the faces associated with the children in your group.
My Birthday (Printables and activity available inside our KidsSoup Resource Library)
Print 12 birthday cakes and write the months of the year in the cakes. Make birthday candles with craft sticks and craft paper and write the names for the children in your class in the candles. Make a “Our Birthday Month” chart by writing the names associated with the children inside 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
Everything you do:
Trace each child’s outline with washable black markers on large pieces of butcher paper. Then, let each child cut right out his or her outline and decorate it with crayons, yarn, fabric scraps, paper scraps, and just about every other collage items available. Arrange the completed life-size portraits all over room. If desired, they may be arranged along with a personal timeline for each young one.
Create a true name tag with an image for each child. Allow them to practice writing/tracing their name. Slice the photograph and let children match the true names towards the photographs. Slice the letters associated with 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 of the young child’s name on a clothespin and place inside a bag that is plastic using the name. Let children find their name card. Then find 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 pal’s name card and to spell his/her name.
Hidden Names Artwork
With a white crayon, write the children’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 make use of the blocks to construct their names or their classmates names.
My Body (Printables and activity available inside our KidsSoup Resource Library)
Write the rhyme below on sentence strips place inside your reading chart. See the rhymes and let children point with their matching areas of the body. Point to the word “my” and say your message together. Invite a child for every sentence for the rhyme to show up to the board and use a pointer to get the word “my” when you look at the sentence.
Listed Here Are My Fingers
Original Author Unknown
Listed here are my fingers and the following is my nose.
Listed below are my ears and listed here are my toes.
Listed here are my eyes that open wide.
Listed here is my mouth with my white teeth inside.
Let me reveal my tongue that is pink that me speak.
Here are my shoulders and the following is my cheek.
Here are my hands that help me play.
Here are my feet which go walking every day.
Make cards of each body parts. Let children read the rhyme to their own and place the matching areas of the body card regarding the reading chart.