U – Ugly Duckling & Earth Day

Weekly Newsletter April 17-21, 2017
U-Ugly Duckling / Our Earth

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

Monday – Letter: Short “U”

How you can participate: Start a story and see if your child can finish it. “Once there were 2 ducks and their names were (let your child fill this in)…..”

Book – Have You Seen My Duckling?
Phonics – “U says u,u,u,u, ugly duckling…I’m no real, ugly duckling.”
Rhyme – Humpty Dumpty
Art – Tissue Paper “U”
Game – Duck, Duck, Goose
Music – 5 Little Ducks
Tuesday – Humpty Dumpty Day

How you can participate: Recite the nursery rhyme “Humpty Dumpty” with your child.

Book – Little Lumpy
Rhyme – Humpty Dumpty
Art – Wet Chalk Egg
Science – Floating Egg Experiment
Music – Down by the Bay
Wednesday – Ugly Hat Day

How you can participate: Have your child make an ugly hat at home and wear to school.

Book – Hooray for Hat
Phonics – “U says u,u,u,u, ugly duckling…I’m no real, ugly duckling.”
Action – Pass the Hat
Art – Ugly Hats
Math/Science – Weighing and Classifying eggs
Music – Green Grass Grew all Around

Thursday – Egg Tasting

How you can participate: Bring something for your child to share, made with eggs, (i.e. Deviled Eggs). Give your child an opportunity to explore a raw egg.

Book – Big Egg
Rhyme – Humpty Dumpty
Art – Water Color a cracked egg
Math & Science – Egg Taste Test
Music – The Number Game
Friday – Earth Day

How you can participate: Bring in Nature items to share at our learning times.

Book – Earth Day Birthday
Phonics – “U says u,u,u,u, ugly duckling…I’m no real, ugly duckling.”
Action – Scarves
Art – Marble Paint the Earth
Science – Pollution Pond
Music – Hokey Pokey