Learn all about nurses, firefighters, and construction workers with your preschooler using this Community Helpers Preschool Theme! Your kids will love these engaging activities, printables, and crafts.
Little kids are fascinated with the different jobs people do! I think because preschoolers love thinking about what they would like to do when they grow up! Either way, they have a natural interest and curiosity which makes community helpers a great topic to include as a weekly theme. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love all these clever resources to make your own community helpers preschool theme.
Use these fun, free, and clever ideas for making your community helpers lesson plan for preschool or toddlers and pre k.
Community Helpers Preschool Theme
Books to Read
Use one of these two options for using books in your community helpers theme: Read a different book each day of the week, Monday through Friday. Or read your favorite book each of the week. Don’t worry about boring your kids as they love repetition so don’t worry about boring them!
Pick one or all of these 5 excellent books to read with your preschoolers:
Community Helper Crafts for Preschoolers
- Make thank you cards for community helpers
- Put together toilet paper people and an ambulance
- Try policeman paper dolls with your children
- Make doctors and nurses paper dolls
- Put together fireman paper dolls
Preschool Community Helper Math Activities
- Play a fireman math counting game
- Solve community helper time puzzles
- Count using a construction counting mat
- Play an emergency services key workers roll and cover game
- Practice counting with community helpers count and clip cards
Preschool Community Helper Literacy activities
- Thank essential workers with these free printable cards
- Practice handwriting with a community helpers printable
- Play a firefighter beginning sounds games
- Read an emergent readers community helpers book
- Practice writing with a community helpers writing prompt
- Combine reading and coloring with community helper emergent reader coloring pages
Community Helper Activities for Preschoolers
- Help your kids thank essential workers with this easy activity
- Pretend to be a doctor using these free printables
- Try a climbing firefighter STEAM activity
- Do movement activities with a community helper theme