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Activities for Age Three

These activities will enrich children's language development and enhance emergent math and literacy skills.

Building Reading Skills

Literature

Duck
The Father Who Had Ten Children
Gilberto and the Wind
Golden Bear
Peace at Last
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore!
Rabbits and Raindrops
Fire Engines
The Wolf's Chicken Stew

Activities

What Is a Book?
Show and Tell: A Favorite Book
How Are Books Made?
Understanding Books Read Aloud
Understanding Characters
Predicting Events in a Book
Alphabet Awareness
Pictures and Words: Which Is Which?
Naming Objects
Story Play
Story Drawings
Pictures About Books
Decorate a Card
Making a Message
Writing Name Tags

Building Language Skills

Itsy-Bitsy Spider: Listening and Repeating
Talking About Cars and Trucks
Talking About Eating Out
Simon Says, "Follow Directions"
Clapping and Tapping
Pretending to Be Animals
Hearing Sounds in Song
Hearing and Creating Rhymes
Beginning Sounds
Talking About a Favorite Toy
Who Am I? - Describing a Make-Believe
Character

Describing Parts of the Body
Describing the Clothes We Wear
Talking About Nature

Beginning Math

How Many Pennies Do You Hear?
How Many Bears on the Bed?
How Many Children Are Wearing Something
Red Today?

How Many Eggs Are in the Nests?
Marching and Counting 1,2,3,4
How Many Do I See?
See, Say, and Touch Spheres and Circles
See, Say, and Touch Cubes (Boxes) and
Squares

Squares and Triangles Game
On or Above: A New Hat
Next To: Who Is Next to the Fire Fighter?
In or On the Cup: Where Is the Square?
Sorting Cars
Vegetable Sorting
Sorting by Color
Comparing Size: Bigger or Smaller
Comparing Height: Shorter or Taller
Comparing Weight: Lighter or Heavier
Measuring Weight
Measuring Length in Steps
Measuring Height with Shoes

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