This week for the Virtual Book Club for Kids our theme is opposites and we are featuring the book Octopus Opposites by Stella Blackstone and Stephanie Bauer. We have a selection of fun activities looking at different opposites like night and day, hot and cold and big and small. We hope you have fun with this week's activity plan for Octopus Opposites.
Octopus Opposites by Stella Blackstone and Stephanie Bauer Virtual Book Club for Kids Featured Book
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This week's featured book for our opposite theme is Octopus Opposites by Stella Blackstone and Stephanie Bauer. With colourful pictures and simple comparisons, this is a great book for you and your preschooler to read to go over different opposites with them.
Don't worry if you haven't go a copy you can see the read aloud below as well a other opposite book selections below.
Weekly Virtual Book Club Plans
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Opposite Songs and Rhymes for Preschoolers
As well as the books and activities for your preschooler to do and enjoy we include some fun songs and rhymes to get you moving and singing. So here you go listen, sing along and dance together.
The Opposite Action and Dance Song
Opposites Attract Song
How to Play Your Opposite Week with Preschoolers
We like to keep your weekly plan open for you to do fit in with your own activities and ideas. However if you would like more structure to your days then our schedule below is ideal for you and your preschoolers. An activity a day where you can focus with them is great and setting up the sensory activity at the beginning of the week will let then use and explore with it throughout the week.
Octopus Opposites Activity Plan for Opposite Week with Preschoolers
A fun week of simple planned activities for preschoolers for the book Octopus Opposites by Stella Blackstone with lots of fun opposites to explore.
Warm and Cold Sensory Play with Water Beads
Our sensory bin this week is warm and cold. You could use waterbeads or ice if you are worried about using the water beads. Just recharge by putting some in a freezer overnight each day for more exploration.
Textured Names : Fun Name Recognition Craft
Is it soft or hard, rough or smooth investigate opposites as you work on name recognition this week an important skill for your preschooler to have mastered.
Big and small and sorting activity for math this week. We love this simple idea and how quick it is to set up.
Make a Fruit-opus (Fruit Octopus)
Some sweet and sour snack with an Octopus for Octopus Opposites the oranges are slightly sour and the strawberry is tasty and sweet.
Day and Night Art for Preschoolers
Let's get creative with day and night with this fun opposite art activity for you and your preschooler to enjoy this week.
Opposite Activities on Pinterest
Looking for more activities for an opposite theme or to go with the book Octopus Opposites then check out our Opposite Week Pinterest Board. Don't forget to follow our account where we share fun, easy and simple activities for preschoolers throughout the year.
Opposite Books for Preschoolers
Whether you are looking to switch our featured books or more to add to your book box this week to share these 3 opposite books for preschoolers are ones that we love and recommend.
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