Duck Activities

Rubber ducks can be a lot of fun to play with, but they don’t have to be saved for bath time. We like using them for learning activities and sensory play, too.  With a dozen rubber ducks (affiliate) you can create many different opportunities for play and learning. Duck Activities Add some water and enjoy your own mini duck pond sensory play. Get those duck swimming in this duck race fine motor activity. Set up an invitation to create a play dough duck {Read More}

Duck Pond Play Dough Invitation

After our duck pond math and sensory play activities we just had to put together a play dough invitation. The girls enjoyed setting up their own individual duck ponds, and the invitation inspired a lot of pretend play and story telling. Duck Pond Play Dough Invitation Find more pond theme ideas in our printable lesson plans for home preschool and preschool classrooms. Materials This post contains affiliate links. We were able to reuse the materials we had gathered for the duck {Read More}

Duck Pond Addition Math Activity

As I mentioned earlier this week, we’ve been inspired to do some duck theme activities. Today we’re using our rubber ducks to practice basic math facts. I set this up for Lovey who is finishing up kindergarten. At this point her goal is to memorize basic math facts without needing to use concrete materials to demonstrate the addition. If your child is still working to show the number combinations in a concrete way, this duck pond math game is a {Read More}

Duck Pond Sensory Play

We are lucky to have a ton of ducks near the ponds in our neighborhood. Recently we spotted some new baby ducklings, and it has sparked a renewed interest in ducks. This simple duck pond sensory play is a fun way for kids to engage in pretend play and water fun with a duck theme. Find more pond theme ideas in our printable lesson plans for home preschool and preschool classrooms. Last year we had fun with duck pond fine {Read More}

Duck Race Fine Motor Sensory Play

The girls had so much fun playing with the miniature ducks we used for our duck math activity recently.  I wanted to use them in another hands on way. This time we focused on fine motor skills and sensory play. Although kids of various ages will enjoy the activity, it will most likely be a toddler favorite, especially if your kids love to play with spray bottles like mine do.  This post contains affiliate links. To get ready we read 10 {Read More}

Simple Pond Small World Sensory Play

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is reading books by Denise Fleming. We enjoy so many of her books, especially the ones related to nature. We decided to read In the Small, Small Pond and create a simple pond small world to reenact parts of the story.  Find more In the Small, Small Pond ideas in our printable lesson plans for home preschool and preschool classrooms. This post contains affiliate links. In the Small, Small Pond is a Caldecott Honor Book about {Read More}