Our threes and pre-k classes start the school year with an All About Me theme.
This page contains ideas for that theme along with other All About Me resources.
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Preschool All About Me Ideas
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All About Me Classroom Tours
Watercolor palettes – I will cover the entire table with butcher paper and provide palettes around the table that they can use to paint.
More to read: Process Art Activities
(We hang these in our classroom the entire school year.)
My Family – The children get a copy of the “my house printable“. Copy this onto heavy paper and cut out the house shape (so the rest will not be part of this activity). The children can paint the house shape with watercolors and then I will glue their family photo in the middle of it. We will hang these in the classroom.
More to read: Friends and Family Theme
Mirror Art – Place mirrors on the art table with paint and paintbrushes. Have your students look in the mirror and paint the outline and details of their face!
I will not have a sensory bin for the 2s class at this time, as I am simplifying what’s available right now. The 3s and 4s class will have dyed rice and their students’ family photos that have been laminated. The children will try to find their own family photos while playing in this bin.
I will cover the entire table with butcher paper and provide stubby crayons.
More to read: Setting Up the Writing Center
Science and Exploration
I will provide safety mirrors so the children can look at themselves. I will have large sheets of paper and multi-cultural colored pencils for my children to explore.
The 3s and 4s class will be using the “I am Special” sheet to draw a self-portrait. We will also have face outlines where the children can add their features. This is part of our Toddler All About Me Activity Plans Packet. (We also have booklets in the Preschool All About Me Packet.)
More to read: Setting Up the Science Center
Playdough with rolling pins and popsicle sticks.
More to read: 15+ Playdough Learning Activities
“My House” – Basic kitchen set up with pots and pans, pretend food, aprons, cooking utensils, baby dolls.
More to read: 25+ Dramatic Play Activities
Cars, tree blocks, ramps, multi-cultural people.
More to read: The Best Block Activities
Super short while we simply learn how to come to circle, look at a book from the book basket, and sing our good morning song.
- 5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed: The children will hold monkeys while sing the song. (Part of our Song & Rhymes Printable Packet)
- If You’re Happy and You Know It: I will use props from our Song & Rhymes Printable Packet.
Notice the different shoe colors from the Learning About Clothing Packet. Print the shoe color cards and go around the circle and notice what color everyone’s shoes are. Hold up the appropriate cards as we do so. You can then place these cards on the floor and the children will come up, one at a time, to tap their shoe on the matching colored card.
All About Me Books
Music and Movement
We will be singing and dancing to songs from this playlist:
More to read: Big Collection of Songs for the Entire School Year
Provide colored chalk.
More to read: Preschool Art at the Easel
Translucent Blocks and Colored Window Blocks
More to read: Ultimate Collection of Light Table Activities
Simple wooden knob puzzles
3s and 4s will have people printable activities from the Toddler All About Me Activity Packet.
More All About Me Resources
Printable Packets Used in This Theme
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