# Christmas Problem Solving Activities

This maze can be set up with building blocks if enough chairs are not available.Instead of walking through the maze, students can pretend to drive a car to the right destination. "Put the block on the chair." Practice with different classroom objects.

This maze can be set up with building blocks if enough chairs are not available.Instead of walking through the maze, students can pretend to drive a car to the right destination. "Put the block on the chair." Practice with different classroom objects.

Also, preview them as some are more difficult than others.

This is a great opportunity to reach students of different ability levels.

Be sure to review them before selecting because some are more complicated than others.

In addition to using practice books, try these hands-on extension activities to build problem-solving skills in the preschool classroom. Puzzles- offline and online, jigsaw puzzles are a favorite for this age group. Mazes- once a week build your own classroom maze with chairs.

have the preschooler circle or color the hidden picture and the other is for the child to cover the hidden picture with the matching sticker.

Preschoolers enjoy the sticker style, but practically speaking it is more economical to purchase a book and photocopy the number of pages needed.Worksheets and teaching ideas and lessons for math, language, science, social skills, behavioral, social emotional learning, media literacy and setting goals.Thousands of worksheets, activities and printables. Worksheets for teachers, educators, parents and homeschoolers. Tell them that they have to help teddy bear find the block.Be sure to include a point C so they have to think about the correct path to take.Certainly the sticker style can be put on the list of recommended books to practice at home. Dot-to-Dot books- Preschool students will wonder what the picture is going to be when they connect the dots.These can be used with numbers or alphabet letters and the pages are reproducible.Preschool teachers have the unique opportunity to develop critical thinking skills in their students through problem solving activities.These were chosen to meet their developmental needs.Estimation- show students a set number of objects, for example 7 beads. One or two students are selected to get from point A to point B.Have the students carry an object, say a teddy bear.

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