Pre-K YOUR Way: Hot and Cold Day

Materials Needed:

  • Four (4) Blank pieces of white paper
  • One (1) Set of Crayons
  • One (1) Pen or pencil
  • One (1) Yellow Highlighter

Instructions:

Step 1: Ask your child what items they need to have outside when it’s hot?

Step 2: Encourage them to draw a picture of everything they name in Step 1.

Step 3: Ask your child to explain each item they drew and why they chose that item.

Step 4: Use a yellow highlighter to write down the name of each item that the child drew on a blank piece of paper.

Step 5: Ask your child to use a pencil to trace the words you wrote in yellow highlighter. Help him/her pronounce each letter and word as they trace the word.

Step 6: Ask your child what they would need outside when it is cold?

Step 7: Encourage them to draw a picture of each cold item on a blank piece of white paper.

Step 8: When the child is done, ask them to explain what each item is and why they chose that item.

Step 9: Use a yellow highlighter to write down the name of each item that the child drew on a blank piece of paper.

Step 10: Tell your child to use a pen to trace the words written in yellow highlighter. Help him/her pronounce each letter and word as they trace the word.

Step 11: Ask your child if they can explain why they use certain items when it is cold and other items when it’s hot. This weather is opposite!

Step 12: Ask your child to count how many objects they drew on the “cold” paper and how many objects they drew on the “hot” paper. Which paper has “more” and which paper has “less”?

Learning Objectives

Math/Science
One to One Correspondence


Language/Literacy
Vocabulary building
Describe objects
Uses language in Conversation
Storytelling


Problem Solving
Cause and Effect
Memory and Knowledge
Creativity


Motor Skills
Emerging Writing
Fine Motor Development

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