Kids explored the rocks. We focused on finding spots and stripes. Rocks were placed in direct sunlight to explore the surface. We tried to use words like dull, matte, glossy, sparkly.
We review the previous activities found here: Invitation to Explore Land, Air, and Water.
To make the activities going on, we had a visit from a dinosaur with a magnifying glass. Mommy also brought in her "baby dinosaurs" too.
For this set up we used:
Rocks (found in the neighborhood over the last several weeks),
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My Firefly loved some dramatic play with Mommy and babies dinosaurs creating a small world for the family. She counted rocks using blocks, stacked shapes on the mirror using rocks.
The quick "Guess What It Is" game: we explored a top side and a bottom side of objects using reflections in the mirror.
Our Dinosaur Preschool Activities:Our Top Ten Dinosaur Books for Preschoolers
Dinosaurs Large Scale Art Project
Dinosaurs: Sight Words Can and Look
Rocks on the Mirror
Easy Volcano Preschool Craft
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