M Moth & Music

M Moth & Music

Weekly Newsletter Moth/Music January 30-February 3, 2017

M-Moth, I like to eat woolen cloth!   We will also be talking about music this week. Monday we will introduce the letter “M”, our letter of the week. Tuesday we will be highlighting the Pete Seeger book, Abiyoyo, a story about a giant defeated by the music of a ukulele and a magic wand.  Wednesday is Bang the Drum Day when all are welcome to bring a drum to share. Thursday we will be focusing on our color for the month: pink (rosado in Spanish). Join us Friday for our monthly family breakfast and pajama day, where you are invited to join us for a free homemade breakfast.

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

Monday – Letter “M”

How you can participate: Say 3 words that start with the same letter (dish, daddy, drink) and have your child guess what letter it starts with.

Book – Butterflies & Moths
Phonics– “M says m,m,m,m,m,m,m Moth…I like to eat woolen cloth.”
Action – Body “M”
Art – Tissue Paper Moths
Science: Moth Catchers
Music – Freeze

Tuesday – Abiyoyo

How you can participate: Look around your house for items that could be used as musical instruments (pans, spoons) and get your groove on!

Book – Abiyoyo
Action – Magic Blanket with “m” items
Art – Guitars – Color & String (with yarn)
Science – Musical Bottles
Music – Drum Beat

Wednesday – Bang the Drum

How you can participate: Have your child bring in a drum, if you have one.

Book – Bears in a Band
Action – Magic Blanket
Phonics– “M says m,m,m,m,m,m,m Moth…I like to eat woolen cloth.”
Art – Marble Paint – Drum
Science – Spoon Chimes
Music – The Instrument Song

Thursday – Color: Pink
How you can participate: Have your child bring in something pink from home.

Book – Pink Seeing Pink all Around
Action – Magic Blanket – Pink Items
Art – Pink Pictures
Scholastic Magazine
Music – Hokey Pokey

Friday – Family Breakfast/PJ Day

How you can participate: Join us for our monthly family breakfast. We encourage families to come and enjoy this special time with their children. Don’t forget to wear your PJ’s today!

Book – Be Honest and Tell the Truth
Action – Musical Chairs
Phonics – “M says m,m,m,m,m,m,m Moth…I like to eat woolen cloth.”
Art – Ink Blot Moths
Music – Shake my Sillies Out