Under the Big Top

Weekly Newsletter August 28 – September 1, 2017
Under the Big Top

Here is a sample of activities that your child may be participating in this week.

Monday – Balloons & Polka Dots

How you can participate: Have your child come to school in polka dots.

Book – Night Circus
Act – Balloon Play/Toss
Art – Balloon Paint Art
Science – Balloon Blow-Up
Music – Sillie Willies

Tuesday – Lions, Tigers & Bears! ( Leones, Tigres, y Osos!)

How you can participate: Ask your child what animals they would see at the circus. Have them go through their stuffed animals to find one of these animals to bring in.

Book – Circus Shapes
Memory Game – Magic Blanket
Art – Circus Train
Large Motor Skills – Dancing Elephants
Music – Hokey Pokey

Wednesday – Opposites: Over/Under

How you can participate: Help your child identify when something is over or under as you go about your day (the trees are over their head, the rocks are under their feet).

Book – The 12 Circus Rings
Flannel Board – Circus Flannel
Art – Rainbow Puff Ball Clown Face
Dramatic Play – Ring Master
Music – Fumble Bumble

Thursday – Circus Day (Dia de Circo)

How you can participate: Come join us for some Sunshine House Circus fun! Look for a sign up on the parent desk.

Book – Star at the Circus
Act – Beanbags (juggle, toss…)
Art – Circus Headbands
Large Motor Skills – Tight Rope Walking
Music – The Sports Dance

Friday – Popcorn

How you can participate: Talk about where popcorn comes from and make a fresh batch with your child over the stove!

Book – Clifford at the Circus
Large Motor Skills – Parachute
Art – Popcorn Bags
Act – Pin the Tail on the Elephant
Music – Popcorn