T – Toad & Turtles

 

 

Weekly Newsletter March 27-31, 2017
T-Toad/Turtles

Here is sample of some of the activities your child may be participating in this week.

Monday – Letter: “T”

How you can participate: Have your child bring something to school that starts with the letter “T”, especially if you caught some tadpoles.

Book – How to Hide a Meadow Frog
Phonics – “T says, t,t,t,t,t,t, toad…I like to hop on the road”
Art – Thumbprint Toad
Large Muscle Skills – Lily Pad Hop
Music – Leap Frog Leap
Tuesday – 5 Green & Speckled Frogs

How you can participate: Help your child practice counting backwards by singing “5 Green & Speckled Frogs”.

Book – Jump Frog Jump
Action – Yoga Toad
Art – Speckled Frog Necklaces
Gross Motor Skills – Catch the Fly
Music – Leap Frog Leap

Wednesday – Tadpoles & Lifecycle of the Frog

How you can participate: Talk with your child about the many changes a tadpole goes through to become a frog. Discuss the ways they change as they grow older.

Book – In the Pond
Phonics – “T says, t,t,t,t,t,t, toad…I like to hop on the road”
Art – Watercolor a toad
Science – Frog Hands Experiment
Music – Finger Poppin’

Thursday – Turtles

How you can participate: Play “I Spy” with your child and look for “T” items all around you.

Book – Turtle Splash
Action- 5 Green and Speckled Frogs
Art – Coffee filter turtles
Large Motor – Turtle obstacle course
Music – Scat Like That

 

Book – In the Small, Small Po

Friday – Pond Life

How you can participate: Play a game of “leap frog” with your child.

Book – In the Small, Small Pond
Phonics – “T says, t,t,t,t,t,t, toad…I like to hop on the road”
Art – Finger Paint Lily Pads
Math/Science – Graphing/sorting pond animals
Music – The Number Rock