I – Ibis

Weekly Newsletter-Ibis & Winter Weather-Week-December 28-January 1

Monday – Letter: Long “I”

Parent as Teacher: Take a winter walk with your child; listen for birds and look for signs of winter weather.

Book – Shante Keys and the New Years Peas
SPA – I- Ibis – Puppet and Jingles
Music – Robin in the Rain
Action – Magic Blanket
Art – Frosty Pictures (with water & Epson salt for “frost” painting)
Math/Science – Color Bingo

Tuesday – Winter Clothes

Parent as Teacher: Help your child practice putting on their winter weather clothes. Buttoning, snapping and zipping take a lot of practice and fine motor skills!

Book – Blue, Seeing Blue All Around
SPA – I- Ibis – Jingle Sticks
Music – B, B, B Bounce Your Knees
Action – Body “I”s
Art – Blue Bubble Horn Prints

Wednesday – Opposites: Wet/Dry

Parent as Teacher: Explore ice with your child: fill ice cube trays and set timer to check every half hour to see what happens…or put ice cubes in different spots and see which one melts first and speculate why.

Book – The First Day of Winter
SPA – I- Ibis – Baby Animal Story
Music – Freeze and Melt
Action – Flannel Board – Color Umbrellas
Cooking – Birds in the Snow (with celery, cream cheese & raisins)
Science- Wet or Dry

Thursday – It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Parent as Teacher: Repeat the rhyme It’s Raining, It’s Pouring.

Book – It’s Raining, It’s Pouring
SPA – I- Ibis – Puppet & Jingle
Music – Rain, Rain
Action – Rhythm Sticks – It’s Raining, It’s Pouring
Art – Cloud Art
Math/Science – Make Rain

Friday – CLOSED – New Year Holiday