14+ April Preschool Themes with Lesson Plans and Activities
These April Preschool Themes with Lesson Plans and Activities are full of fun hands-on activities to enjoy with your kids. Preschool activities and spring themes are perfect for April activities. Pick your favorite topic or do a few different themes.
Whether you are a homeschool mom looking for fun activities or a preschool teacher ready to plan your month, you’ve come to the right place.
April Preschool Themes with Lesson Plans and Activities
As spring takes over the earth, ushering in warm weather and longer days, homeschoolers and classroom teachers can take advantage of a wealth of learning activities with the April Preschool Themes. For those just starting out on their homeschool journey, this guide will help you plan engaging lessons for your preschooler with plenty of hands-on activities that support learning about various spring themes through play.
With our April Preschool Themes guide as your source for ideas and inspiration, you can foster a fun and educational environment at home while introducing concepts related to these holidays and themes that kids can learn more about throughout their schooling years.
Preschool Themes for April
This April Preschool Themes Page is full of activities for the beginning of spring. You’ll find life cycle activities, Earth Day ideas, sensory play, bird crafts, farm activities, Science, and more. We hope you enjoy all of the themes you find here.
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As we welcome the month of April, it’s the perfect time to introduce new preschool themes and lesson plans.
With spring in full swing, we can bring the outside world in and get creative with our activities.
From learning about weather to the life cycle of plants and animals, April is full of exploration and discovery.
We can also introduce themes centered around Easter and Earth Day, encouraging our little ones to think about giving back to the planet.
By incorporating hands-on activities and playful lessons, we can help our preschoolers develop a love for learning that will stay with them for years.
Let’s embrace April and all the possibilities it brings!
Spring Preschool Themes
The April themes you see here are excellent for children aged 2-8, and even older children can enjoy these awesome learning activities and printables.
These are great topics for preschool and Kindergarten – Click on the link for activities and printables
Get ready to explore dirt this April with a fun sensory experience! Check out this dirt playdough recipe that’s perfect for exploring planting seeds, growing things, and even learning about earthworms with your preschoolers this April.
Take a field trip to a local farm with your preschoolers to learn more about where our food comes from. Then, finish up the day with these Montessori three part cards and farm animal printables.
Visit your local pond to feed the ducks for extra fun with your preschoolers. Then, enjoy these fun duck pond themed printable activities for preschoolers while you’re there or later at home.
Check out these lovely Montessori themed bird activities that are perfect for learning with preschoolers and kindergartners this year. Then, set up your own backyard birdfeeder to watch your feathered friends up close.
Take a blanket outdoors, sit down, and look up. April is the perfect time to learn about clouds with your preschoolers. You can use these cloud activities and lesson plans to help you get started.
April is a great time to learn about growing things. Wildflowers are popping up everywhere! Explore flowers with your preschooler with these fun activities.
Parts of a flower craft
Do your kids love bugs? Check out these fun bug themed activities and crafts to explore all things that crawl with your preschoolers this April.
Try planting a seed and watching it grow with your early learners this April. Preschool is the perfect time to learn about seeds and explore how things grow. Consider starting a garden with your preschool group this year.
Life Cycles Theme
While you’re learning about things that grow, check out these life cycle printables for preschoolers. It’s the perfect way to learn more about the natural world with your early learners.
Earth Day Theme
I love celebrating Earth Day with kids! Try some fun activities with your preschoolers to learn more about conservation, recycling, and the environment.
Get ready to explore metamorphosis with your preschoolers using my best butterfly life cycle printables and activities this April.
Cherry Blossoms Theme
Cherry Blossoms are beautiful, and they smell amazing! This April, why not teach your preschoolers about these beautiful flowers and their rich history.
Around the World Theme
April is a great time to explore other cultures around the world. Learn about how different places celebrate Spring. Check out these fun Montessori geography preschool lessons to get you started.
Unfortunately, pollution is everywhere. Use these activities and printables to teach your preschoolers how to be part of the solution, not the problem.
Spring is a season that’s full of life, hope, and color. It’s a time when nature wakes up from its slumber, and new beginnings emerge.
Easter, a Christian holiday celebrated in late March or early April, marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It’s a time for reflection, gratitude, and joy.
Earth Day Theme
Earth Day, on the other hand, is a global event celebrated on April 22nd. It’s a day to raise awareness about environmental issues and take action to protect our planet.
By learning more about these themes and participating in related events and activities, you can uncover the beauty and significance of spring in a whole new way.
Spring Books for Preschoolers
I love reading aloud to my preschoolers! Reading stories together is a fantastic way to help them expand their vocabulary, develop important literacy skills, and fall in love with reading at an early age. You can help your preschoolers fall in love with books this April using some of these fun read-aloud stories:
- I Am Earth: An Earth Day Book for Kids by James & Rebecca McDonald
- Why Should I Recycle? by Jen Green
- And Then It’s Spring by Julie Fogliano
- Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kete Messner
Books for Preschoolers
30+ April Preschool Crafts
Your kids will love these fun April crafts. You’ll see flower crafts, bunny, easter eggs, butterflies, frogs, rainbow crafts, and even more ideas for spring.
Preschool Weekly Themes and Activities for April
Do you like teaching with weekly themes? I’d love to hear what your favorite topics to teach are.
Feel free to leave me a comment below and let me know some of your favorites.
On Natural Beach Living, you can find over 200 more thematic units for early childhood education here.
We love sharing fun and educational learning ideas for you to do with your children. Plus, I hope this makes your preschool planning easier.
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