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Leaf Man Book and Beginning Sound Activity

[Source: Pre-K Pages]

The skills covered in this activity include:


  • enjoying and valuing reading
  • demonstrating knowledge of the alphabet and letter sounds
  • following directions

If you have your preschoolers collect the leaves for this activity, they will also work on controlling hand and eye movement, controlling small muscles in the hand, counting, and identifying colors.

Reading the Book: Leaf Man

Materials Needed

  • Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
  • leaves (one for each child)
  • fan (optional)

Read Leaf Man at least once to the kids. Gather the little ones together and invite them to tell you what they notice on the front cover of the book. You may want to give each child a leaf to hold while you read to keep little hands busy.

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