If you teach a Community Helpers preschool or kindergarten theme, you are going to LOVE these fun activities. This set is filled with fun pretend play as well as practical activities to help children work on letter and number recognition as well as basic counting, colors and other skills.
We covered a variety of community helpers in this set. In addition to the fun center activities, I’ve also included 15 no-prep, printable worksheets for extra practice.
Here’s a look at this new, fun unit.
Community Helpers Preschool Theme
EMERGENCY DIAL 911 PHONE
Kids will love this pretend play set. They get to practice dialing 911 with 3D 9 and 1 buttons on this little phone. The set also comes with police officer play figures.
FIREFIGHTERS – ROLL AND PUT OUT FIRES
Help the brave firefighters put out fires. Roll dice and count to see which fire to put out next.
DOCTOR – SICK BEAR BAND-AIDS COLOR MATCH
This poor teddy bear isn’t feeling well. Do come color matching to make sure we get his band-aids in the right place.
CAN YOU BUILD IT PATTERN BLOCK CARDS
Can you build things too? Use pattern blocks to make these cool shapes.
LIBRARIAN – ALPHABET MATCH BOOKSHELVES
Help the librarian get the books on the bookshelves. Match up the lowercase book to it’s uppercase slot, and slide it in.
DENTIST – HOW MANY TEETH
The dentist needs help counting teeth? Have the children use marshmallows or scraps of white paper for the teeth.
FARMER – HAY HAUL ALPHABET MATCH
It’s hay harvest time. Use the correct tractor to haul the matching pile of alphabet hay.
CONSTRUCTION WORKER – BUILD IT PATTERNS
It’s time to build. Can you create these patterns? We used some of our favorite snap cubes for this activity.
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TRASH COLLECTOR – HIDDEN NUMBER TRASH PICK UP
Roll 2 dice. Count the dots and find that number under the trash cans.
POLICE OFFICER – MAKE THE SHAPE ROAD SIGNS
Can you help the officers make their road signs? Create the shape out of playdough.
MAIL CARRIER – PAPER PLATE MAIL BOX CRAFT AND NAME WRITING
It’s mail time!! Use a paper plate and these printables to make your mail box. Then practice writing your name on the letters, and pop them in the mail box for pick up.
CONSTRUCTION WORKER – ALPHABET MATCH PUZZLES
It’s time for more construction. Match up the letters to help the construction workers prep their cones.
VET – LINE UP TO SEE THE VET PATTERNS
It’s time to visit the vet. Help the animals line up in order.
COMMUNITY HELPERS PRESCHOOL MEMORY GAME
For this fun activity, help the community helpers find their vehicle. Whoever finds the most matches wins.
COMMUNITY HELPERS PRESCHOOL -WHO AM I HINT CARDS
Can you guess who the community helper is? Use the pictures to help you read the clues. Guess the helper, and then flip the card to see if you got it right.
COMMUNITY HELPERS PRESCHOOL – WHEN I GROW UP BOOK
What kind of community helper will you be when you grow up? There are so many great choices. The best part is, you can start helping your community now. What will you do to be a helper today?
Community Helpers Preschool Worksheets
This community helpers unit also includes 15 no-prep, printable worksheets for extra practice. Here is a quick preview of the worksheets.
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