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I did this activity with three children at my daycare on St. Patrick’s Day.  They sure got a kick out of finding the leprechaun’s footprints!  Since the children’s ages ranged from 2 to 3.5 years old, the Gold Coin Questions I asked varied in difficulty.  It was so much fun to watch their little eyes light up with excitement as they received their gold coins and then counted them! Materials: 8 Pieces of Foam Scissors Bowl 1 pack of Toy Gold Coins Directions:  Using rectangular pieces of foam (preferably green), cut out...

I did this activity with three children at my daycare on St. Patrick’s Day.  Since there were three of them, they each got to be in charge of two colors of the rainbow, which they were very excited about.  Not only was this a fantastic activity for color naming and recognizing, it was great practice for listening well.  When the children heard their color being revealed in the book, their little eyes lit up! Materials: 6 Popsicle Sticks (One of each color: Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple) Markers 2 Pieces of Paper Scissors Glue What...