Weekly Newsletter July 31 – August 4, 2017
Here is a sample of activities that your child may be participating in this week.
Monday – Opposites: More/Less
How you can participate: At home you can quantify more and less by counting items, such as marbles or fruit.
Book – Children Make Terrible Pets
Act – Puppy Dog Turn Around
Art – More and Less
Dramatic Play – 3 Little Kittens
Music – Down by the Bay
Tuesday – Pet Picture Share Day
How you can participate: Have your child bring in a picture of their pet. Also talk about the different types of pets and say their names in Spanish. (i.e. Cat/Gato, Dog/Perro, Fish/Pez…)
Book – If I were a Veterinarian
Large Motor – Parachute
Art – Pet Rocks
Science – Tasting Party (pet foods)
Music – The Boogie Walk
Wednesday – Hey, Diddle, Diddle
How you can participate: Recite the rhyme at home and talk about real and pretend. “Can a cow jump over the moon?”, “Can a cat play the fiddle?” See what your child’s thoughts are.
Book – The Best Pet of All
Action – Musical Instruments
Art – Circle Cats
Large Motor – Cat, Cat, Dog
Music – Copy Cat
Thursday – If You Give a Dog a Donut
How you can participate: Talk with your child about the different items that animals eat. Rabbits eat carrots and lettuce, Cats eat tuna, Dogs eat bones, etc…
Book – If you Give a Dog a Donut
Action – Pet Facts
Art – Dog Bone Painting
Large Motor Skills – Obedience School
Music – Listen and Move
Friday – Hooray for Fish!
How you can participate: Go over where fish live and see what colors, your child may think, that fish can be.
Book – Not Norman
Rhyme – Hey, Diddle, Diddle
Art – Rainbow Fish Pet
Act – Magnetic Fishing Game
Music – Ocean Friends