If you have a train lover (or a class with a number of them), you'll find lots of fun, free train printables and Montessori-inspired train activities here. There are train printables and activities for any season along with Polar Express printables and activities for Christmas.
Jingle Bell Coupling Chains for Wooden Trains: a fun, hands-on science exploration for Christmas or any time of year from Play Trains!
Snow for Wooden Train Layouts from Play Trains! Snowy scenery and accessories for toy train sets and small worlds.
A fun way to eat veggies --- a fresh veggie train! Colorful, fresh vegetables all served in an adorable, edible train! Perfect for picky eaters and parties! @alicanwrite
ATL.t.12: Seeks alternate method when first attempt fails and/or seeks adult assistance. This activity also explores different causes and effects. One way that it can be scaffolded for enrichment to challenge a child, is by having the more advanced children who have already completed the activity step in and help the ones who might not understand or might need help. This gives them the chance to be more assertive as well as allows them to work on working together with other students.
Toddler Approved!: Train Themed Treat for Kids
This color sorting train is a great for kids to learn colors. They can also work on counting. A fun color recognition activity for toddlers and preschoolers!
Kids can practice letters while they play with their favorite trains!
Train Challenge with The Little Engine That Could! Great gross motor activity for preschoolers and older children!
Build a self-propelled train
This post offers two fun ways for tracing shapes with trains after reading The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper.
Easy to Make Train Math Game - 3Dinosaurs.com
Inspired by the classic children's storybook The Little Engine that Could an early years hands-on mathematics activity to teach counting on and back
Trains meet letters in this alphabet activity for kids. It pairs great with The Little Engine that Could.
Thomas MINIS Advent Calendar Video Playdates from Play Trains! -- after each door on the calendar is opened, kids can play along with their favorite toy trains!
Train Track Counting Activity and Busy Bag from Play Trains!
Building with Mini Light Boxes: Roller Coaster Tracks for Wooden Trains @ Play Trains!
KID SAFE Two-Color Oil and Water Discovery Bottles @ Play Trains! http://play-trains.com/two-color-oil-and-water-discovery-bottles/ These vibrant discovery bottles contain no lamp oil, using all edible ingredients to make them safe for young children to make themselves!
Blowing Color Steam: a Relaxation Technique for Children @ Play Trains! A train twist on Blowing Colors, an effective tool recommended on the Seattle Mama Doc Blog that kids can learn to help themselves relax.
Play Dough Train Set from Play Trains! put together a train-making set for kids with play dough and Duplo bricks.
Dress Up Costumes for Toy Trains from Play Trains! A fun way to decorate wooden trains (or other toy trains) without damaging them.
Fall Activities for Kids from Play Trains!
Fall Spice Railroad @ Play Trains! http://play-trains.com/
Subway train cars printable craft
6 FREE, PRINTABLE Vehicles Coloring Pages - Great for kids who love vehicles but don't actually love colouring - Happy Hooligans