Owls are a very versatile theme. Online, I found owl activities for an owl classroom theme, fall owls, Owl Moon winter owl activities, valentine owls, Earth Day (“Give a Hoot! Don’t Pollute!”) owls, and owls used in the study of birds. So I’m sharing lots of free printables and hands-on activities for an owl theme today!
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Free Printables Featured in the Pictured Owl Activities at PreK + K Sharing
I LOVE doing songs and fingerplays with preschoolers! I have a fun series at Living Montessori Now with free songs and rhymes for circle time. Right now, “Free Educational Songs for Circle Time,” “Free Fall Songs and Rhymes for Circle Time,” and “Free Halloween Songs and Rhymes for Circle Time” are especially popular.
The printables I used for this tray are no longer available. You might like the 5 Little Owls Subtraction Rhyming Tab Book by Judi Haskins from Teachers Pay Teachers and/or the 5 Little Owls Pocket Chart Activity by Judy Tedards at Teachers Pay Teachers. During the winter, you could use the “5 Little Owls” tree and owls from Homeschool Share.
I simply printed out, cut apart, and laminated the pieces. If you’re wondering, this is my favorite laminator. I put the puzzle pieces in a pencil box and placed everything on a Multicraft wooden tray.
For this activity, I used My Owl Numbers Book by Amy from Wildflower Ramblings at Hip Homeschool Moms. Creating the owl numbers book is a fun way for children to work on cutting and stapling skills along with math skills. Some children will be able to use the booklet as reading practice, too.
This tray uses the Owl Give You Four Free Bookmarks printable by Dressed in Sheets by Soumara at Teachers Pay Teachers. For simpler cutting activities, you could add the cutting page from the Owl Tot Pack from Our Little Monkeys. The Owl Tot Pack includes “finish the pattern” strips that could also be used as cutting strips where children cut between the owls.
I think this activity is TOO CUTE (and creative)! I love the Silly Shaped Owls from Teach With Me. I traced the shapes onto one color of craft foam. I only used one color because of the Montessori principle of isolation of quality.
Here, the owls and shapes are a matching activity. I used a Montessori Services rug for my layout. In addition to matching shapes, children could trace the foam shapes. You could also have construction paper available for children to create their own shape owls.
This activity uses the Owl Letter Tumble printables from PreKinders. The child simply tumbles the letter owls onto the black felt (or other black cloth used as the night sky) and then matches the letter owls to the letters on the letter chart. Younger children can use this as a matching activity while older children can use this to review phonetic sounds or alphabetical order.
I used only 10 felt owls and owl number cards 1-10. For each equation, the child could choose how many owls to use for each addend and them count them to find the sum.
This is a more challenging activity using the Complete the Drawing Owl printable from Making Learning Fun. It’s nice to have some special drawing materials such as the Faber-Castell graphite sketch set, which is what I have in the pencil box on the tray.
Free Owl Printables (of all kinds) for Preschoolers-First Graders (some printables for up to grade 3)
Montessori-Inspired Owl Unit with Free Printables and Activities
- Owl Printables from Teach With Me
- Owl Printables from ABC Teach
- Owl Printables from Making Learning Fun
- Owl Printables from KidSparkz
- Owl Same and Different Game from PreKinders
- Fall Owl Shape Matching Games from Teach With Me or at Teachers Pay Teachers
- Owl Bookmark Printables from Crazy Little Projects
- Owl Patterns from M is for Monster
- Owl Size Sorting from Welcome to Mommyhood
- Owl Shape Matching from Welcome to Mommyhood
- “5 Little Owls” Printables from DTLK’s Crafts for Kids
- Owls in Fall Emergent Reader from The Measured Mom
- Owl Mask from First Palette
- Printable Owl Craft from Kids Activity Blog
- Paper Bag Owl Craft from DTLK’s Crafts for Kids
- How to Draw an Owl from Art for Kids Hub
- Printable Preschool Set: Owlette from Learn Create Love
- Owl Babies from Homeschool Share
- Rustic Owl Thanksgiving Party from Kara’s Party Ideas
- Owl Moon Inspired Preschool Printables by Amy from Wildflower Ramblings at Hip Homeschool Moms
- Owl Moon Pack from Real Life at Home
- Forest Animals Printable Pack from 1+1+1=1
- Snowy Owl Printable Craft from Learn Create Love
- Barn Owl Printable Craft from Learn Create Love
- Wise Owl Printable Craft from Learn Create Love
- Owl Party Printables Set for Girls from One Charming Day’
- Owl Themed Birthday Party with Free Printables from How to Nest for Less
- Owl Invitations for a “Guess Whoo?” Party Theme from Do-It-Yourself-Invitations
- Owl Valentines from Artsy Fartsy Mama
- Give a Hoot! Don’t Pollute Writing Activity from Teach With Me
- Owl Printables from Teachers Pay Teachers
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