Shape Sorting: I used my Shape Cards from the Letter of the Week curriculum, and had we sorted our Large Buttons onto each shape card. You can also use the Color flashcards from the Letter of the Week as well for color sorting.
What a great idea! I never would have thought of this- cutting paint samples.easy way to introduce cutting on a line. Also good because they are a little firmer than plain or construction paper so it's easier to hold them with your non-cutting hand.
Trees study- From: I'm a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here! Sorting sticks from longest to shortest. Good outdoor group activity for preschoolers that can be left for individual students to return to time and again.