H – Horse & Christmas Symbols

 

Weekly Newsletter-Horses & Christmas Symbols
December 11 – 15, 2017

Here are samples of activities that your child may be participating in this week.

Monday – H – Horse

Parent as Teacher: Look for items around the house that begin with the letter H. Bring one in to share.

Books – A Field Full of Horses
Phonics – “H says, h,h,h,h,h,h, horse… take me for a ride of course”
Art – Horse shoe Prints
Hand/Eye Coordination – Horse shoe Toss
Music – Listen to the Horses

Tuesday – Candles- Let the Flame light the way

Parent as Teacher: Practice cutting strips of leftover wrapping paper at home. The strips can then be used for sorting or pattern-making.

Books – Moonhorse
Action –Hokey Pokey
Art – Candle wax drawings
Science- Candle burning Experiment
Music – Can’t Sit Still

Wednesday – Ding-A-Ling Day

Parent as Teacher: Try making bells with glasses full of water.

Books – The Best Christmas present Ever
Phonics – “H says, h,h,h,h,h,h, horse… take me for a ride of course”
Art – Bell necklaces
Science – Classifying Sounds
Music – Jingle Bells

Thursday – Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Parent as Teacher: Sing Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star with your child and look for star shapes…they are all around us this time of year!

Books – Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
Action –Christmas Signs
Art – Twinkle little star wand
Game – Bean bag toss in a star
Music – We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Friday – Shape: Star & Family Breakfast

Parent as Teacher: Include your child in setting the table this weekend and into the holidays…what a great responsibility and a fabulous sorting practice. Join us for our monthly family breakfast!

Books – Stars around Town
Phonics – “H says, h,h,h,h,h,h, horse… take me for a ride of course”
Art – Shining Star
Science – Fizzy Stars
Music – We wish you a merry Christmas