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Pin the Nose on the Clown
Submitted by Jenni
Give each child a nose (pompom with double sided tape on it) and blind fold them and have them put the nose on the clown (you can spin the children but it is better not to do this for younger ones)
Cotton Candy Match
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
Create triangular cotton candy holders and puffy looking cotton candy cutouts in several different colors. Let your students match the cotton candy with its matching holder.
Clothespin Pickup
Submitted by Paige
Put small object in your sand table or other area. Let your children try to pick them up with clothespin.
Bean Bag Toss
Submitted by Paige
Draw a large clown face on a piece of poster board. Cut a hole out where the clown's mouth would be (make it at least twice the size of the beanbag). Tape the board to a chair and let each of your children take three tries to throw the beanbag into the clown's mouth.
Feed the Cookie Monster
Submitted by Leslie
Create a large cookie monster with his mouth cutout. Then play just like 'pin the tail on the donkey' only with cookies.
Cookie Match
Submitted by Paige
Outline cookie cutters on a file folder. Let your children match the cookie cutter with the outline.
Cookie Bingo
Submitted by Mickey
Make bingo boards on circular pieces of brown paper. Provide your children with chocolate chips (made from paper) to use to cover an area. When they get bingo, give them a real cookie!
Who has the Crocodile?
Submitted by Julie
Cut out a crocodile shape. Have everyone close their eyes while you give one child a the cut out. Then have your children guess who has the crocodile
Feed the crocodile
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
Draw a large crocodile face on a piece of poster board or the side of a box. Cut a hole out where the crocodile's mouth would be and add paper teeth (make it at least twice the size of the beanbag). Tape the board to a chair and let each of your children take three tries to feed the crocodile (by throwing a beanbag into the crocodile's mouth).
Crocodile Can't Get Me
Submitted by Linda
Have one (or several children) be the crocodile. The rest of your children must try to cross the forest (a set space that you specify) and not get eaten (tagged) by the crocodile. If they get caught then they join the crocodile to try to catch more monkeys, keep playing until everyone is crocodiles.
Chopstick Practice
Submitted by Tonya
Let your children practice using chopsticks by putting chopsticks in your dramatic play area and providing them with items to pick up with the sticks (pompoms, marshmallows, cotton balls, and small toys are great items to use)
Wind and Clouds
Submitted by Susan
After discussing how the wind moves the clouds. Let your children have cloud races by blowing into straws (wind) to move cotton balls or pompoms (clouds)
Circle Time Find-it
Submitted by Linda
During circle time ask each child to find something in the room with a certain color. They can then individually go get their object and bring them back to the circle to share.
Copy Cat
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
Have your children copy what you do.
Color Match
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
Cut out large circles of the primary colors. Then cut out smaller circles of all different colors. Let the children match the colors and match which colors make up the smaller dots (ie put a green dot in either blue or yellow).
What Does the Cloud Look Like
Submitted by Amy
Talk to your children about how people often see different things in clouds. Then fold a colored piece of paper in half. Put a few drops of white paint in the crease and then have your children press down on the paper. Ask them what they think the "cloud" looks like. This activity goes well with the book "It Looks Like Spilled Milk"

Match The Clothespins
Submitted by Lisa
Write words, numbers, letters, etc on a clothespin. Write a corresponding word, number, letter near the top of a canister. Have your children match the word, letter, number, etc. and pin the clothespin on the top of the canister at its corresponding spot
"C" Games
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