Picnic Theme Fun for Preschool - Preschool Lesson Plans A Picnic Theme for preschoolers can be so much fun! The summer lends itself to being outdoors more and enjoying the weather. This preschool theme is perfect for that weather! However, this is NOT just a summer preschool theme! How about having a picnic when the bad weather keeps you indoors?Picnic Theme Block Center IdeasBuild a Playground Thank you Mandee for this activity idea!Encourage children to build a park in the block area. Encourage them to add a playground..Picnic Theme Cooking IdeasCooking with children helps develop their math skills and helps them to learn how to follow directions. It also allows for some great conversation!..Picnic Theme Ideas to Transform Your Dramatic Play AreaPicnic in the ParkHang green crepe paper from the ceiling to represent shade under a tree!Add all the items the children can use to have an indoor..Picnic Theme Ideas For Your Easel--More Than Just Painting (although That Is Always The Favorite in Our Classroom!)Pattern PaintingProvide red and white paint and encourage the children to create their own patterned picnic blanket!Return to TopPicnic Theme Large Group Games to Help Preschoolers Build Their Muscles While Having Fun Together!Bike Maze Thank you Mandee for this activity idea!Materials needed: ride-on bikes; colored tapeCreate a maze using the tape for the children to fol..Picnic Theme Activities to Help Your Preschoolers Develop Their Math Skills and The Small (Fine) Muscles in Their Hands!Picnic Table SettingsProvide a picnic basket with the following items in it:plates, cups, spoons, napkins and other items you can think of dif..Picnic Theme Music and Movement Activities and Ideas to Get Your Preschoolers Movin' and Groovin'!The Ants Go Marching One by OneTeach the children this fun song and act it out while you sing!The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrahThe an..Picnic Theme Activities For Your Sand and Water Table and For The Senses!Where Are You Ant?Place soil (such as potting soil) into the table children use the tweezers to find and pick up the ants!Ice CoolerInstead of..Picnic Theme Science Activities--For Your Preschool Scientists in Training!Ant FarmYes, that's right! An ant farm! There are many ways to do this!One idea is to make your OWN in a mason jar! Here is a set of fabulous instr..Writing Activity Ideas For Your Picnic Theme!Letter A Thank you Mandee for this activity idea!Have the children create a letter "A" on a piece of colored construction paperurage them to d.. Picnic Theme - Step By Step Child Care How about, simply having a picnic in the living room or any other room in the house with the children. Set up everything just as you were going to the park but go to the living room instead. My kids love to do this and we do it at least once every month especially on rainy days and even in the winter. Have fun!