Ask any preschooler who they think is a hero and they are sure to shout out the names of community helpers! Police officers, fire fighters, doctors, nurses, construction workers, mail carriers, crossing guards, and so many more community helpers all keep us safe and help make our communities special places. Community Helpers Lesson Plans for Preschoolers are full of fun, hands on activity plans that provide endless opportunities for exploring and learning about the jobs of community helpers.

Whether you are a preschool or kindergarten classroom teacher, a homeschooling parent, or just searching for some fun community helpers preschool theme activities to do with your child, these lesson plans will be the perfect resource for you!

Maybe you are a veteran teacher looking for some new community helpers preschool printables and activity plans, or maybe you are just beginning your teaching career and wondering how to teach community helpers to preschoolers! Either way, these community helpers preschool activities are right for you!

The best thing about these community helpers activity lesson plans for pre k is that you are provided with fully detailed, comprehensive activity plans that are already written for you.

Another added bonus is that they require minimal prep work and just a few simple materials you probably already have lying around your house.  You are instantly set up for success!

Simply download the activity plans and print the accompanying activities to get started. No need to print the entire activity plan book unless you really want to. (Some teachers LOVE putting the activity plans into a binder for easy offline access!)

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What’s Included In These Community Helpers Preschool Theme Activity Lesson Plans: 

This community helpers themed activity plan unit includes over 20 activity plans for you to use in your home or classroom.  The downloadable unit contains a detailed overview of how to use the activity plan book, as well as book ideas, song ideas, and suggested concepts for the theme of community helpers.

Within each individual activity plan you will find:

  • A colorful picture of the activity to give you an idea of what it will look like.
  • Book suggestions for a literacy connection to the activity.
  • List of targeted skills
  • Materials list
  • A detailed “How To” section including instructions for preparing the activity, as well as how to use it with your children.
  • A section of extra ideas, modifications, and ways to adapt the activity.
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Reasons You Will Love These Community Helpers Unit Activity Plans:

Hands On Activities:

From community helpers preschool crafts to fine motor skill activities, these activity plans are full of hands on kids learning projects! 

Children learn best when they are active in their learning activities. With each activity plan there are plenty of examples of how you can get your child involved in the learning.

While they are pretend playing in dramatic play centers, creating community helpers crafts, and exploring the jobs of community helpers, your kids will be having so much fun they will never even realize how much they are learning!

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Multidisciplinary Activities:

These lesson plans contain science activities, art projects, math activities, and so much more!

A book suggestion for each lesson makes tying activities in with literacy super simple.  There are endless opportunities to practice vocabulary words and work on developing literacy skills.

Activities For All Learning Styles:

As parents and educators we know that when it comes to teaching kids, there is no cookie cutter approach that will work with all children. 

With over 20 activity plans full of fun crafts and a variety of different learning activities you will be able to choose the plans that will work the best for your child. 

Whether you have an auditory, visual, or kinesthetic learner, these lessons will bring learning to life for them.

Flexible Activities:

All of the activities can be easily adapted or modified to meet whatever your needs are.  Whether you are searching for an activity for circle time, a learning center, small group instruction, or independent practice, these activity plans are full of options!

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Kim Staten Owner and Curriculum Designer
Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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