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Cat and Kitten Theme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities and Crafts
During these activities children can experience the following learning activities:
- Introduce or practice letter C for Cat with matching printable materials and cat or kitten craft that features a tail or legs shaped like letter C or letter K for Kitten.
- Learn basic facts about domestic (house) cats. The domestic cat is the most popular pet in the U.S.A.
- Shapes practice: circle, half circle, triangles and ovals featured in the craft templates.
- The cat or kitten crafts are appropriate to include during Halloween holiday activities, a theme related to pets or in conjunction with related literature, nursery rhymes or educational online story, preschool video or TV programming.
- These activities can be conducted separately over a number of days.
MaterialsAfter craft assembly:
Select a Cat or Kitten Craft
Encourage a discussion and dialogue:
* Demonstrate the cat or kitten poster, children are holding their finished craft.
* Ask the children if they have ever seen a real house cat or have one as a pet and discuss comments.
* What do they know about cats, write their comments in board.
* What sounds does a cat make. Activity > Alphabet Lesson Plan Printable Activities Letter C is for Cat or Letter K Kitten
Activity >Crafts > Select a Cat or Kitten Craft
Review printing and assembly options that best meet your needs. Before assembly conduct some of the learning activities suggested.
Activity > Online Story time >
Decide what book, story time online or educational video/TV program can be introduced to generate enthusiasm for the topic of cats. Once your theme is selected prepare for discussion and dialogue.
Skills: Problem solving, letter recognition
Enjoy these online puzzles. These are great for a break and the whole family can enjoy them by adjusting the amount of pieces from 6 to 247 - click on the shape button.
Bilingual: English and Spanish > Cat | Kitten and yarn
Additional printable materials related to cats & kittens:
Cat coloring pages > Use for display, bulletin board,or a homemade coloring book. The images are large and can even be used to make awards or take home activities.