Welcome to the Activity Idea Place -
the theme based lesson plan resource.

This website started in 1998 as part of an Early Childhood Education project called the file box. We host over 200 different lesson plan themes for toddler, preschool and kindergarten teachers.

I took a lot of time to develop and write each of the lesson plan ideas on this site. You may not publish (i.e. websites, email, newsletters, books, etc) them in any way without my permission. If you wish to share the content of our website please feel free to link to the Activity Idea Place or share this page on Facebook.

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Featured Preschool Activity -
Found on the Bugs page.

Butterfly Ink Blot
Cut out a butterfly shape on white paper, the shape should be symmetrical. Fold the paper in half, and ask the child to paint half of the butterfly. When the child is finished, ask him/her to press the paper halves together, so that both sides will look the same. Have the child rub the folded paper. Open the paper, and you have a butterfly with matching wings.