Purrfect Pets

 

 

Weekly Newsletter July 31 – August 4, 2017
Purrfect Pets

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