April 22 is Earth Day. In celebration of it, we had a Going Green themed for preschool storytime. While I did find many books on the green lifestyle, I wasn't finding many fingerplays and songs that I felt the children would enjoy. So I shared the books on my handout and as a display in the room, and instead did a frog themed program.
You can get my Going Green storytime plan by clicking here.
When I was looking for a craft, I came across several using paper plates. Doing those would require lots of coloring or painting, or having green plates. I didn't want to do that, since I can have a fairly large group of preschoolers. Instead I decided to make my own template in MS Publisher and copy it onto various shades of green paper. You can get my template by clicking here.
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Here is my sample, along with all of the curled tongues, dotted eyes, and copied templates.