H – Horse & Christmas Symbols

Weekly Newsletter-Horses & Christmas Symbols Dec. 7-11

Monday – H – Horse

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

Books – Moonhorse
SPA – H- Horse – Puppet< Jingles and ASL
Music – Listen to the Horses
Action – Body H’s
Art – Horseshoe Prints
Horse Corral – walk, saunter, trot, gallop

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 – Fritz and the Beautiful Horses
SPA – H- Horse – Baby Animal Story
Music – Rudolph
Action – Horse – Hokey Pokey, Hoola Hoops
Art – Candle Prints
Science- Candle Classifying

Wednesday – Ding-A-Ling Day

Parent as Teacher: It’s really fun to make bells out of glasses of water.

Books – J is for Jingle Bells
Music – Jingle Bells
Action – Share Bells
Art – Egg Cup Bells
Jingle Bell Parachute

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
SPA – H- Horse – Jingles
Music – We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Action – Flannel Board – Christmas Signs
Art – Shining Star Cookie Cutter Prints
Shape Bingo

Friday – Shape: Star

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.

Books – Stars, Seeing Stars All Around Us
Music – Must Be Santa
Action – 4 Little Stars
Cooking – Wishing Star Cream Cheese Sandwiches
Science- Star “Kaleidoscopes”