N-Nanny Goat

N-Nanny Goat

Weekly Newsletter- Nanny Goat/Amor February 6-10, 2017

N-Nanny Goat, I say na-na from my throat.  Monday we will be talking about the letter “N”, our letter for the week.  Tuesday we will be doing activities around our number of the month: 7/seven (siete in Spanish).  Wednesday we will be reading and acting out The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Thursday we will be reading and doing a variety of themes around Audrey Penn’s The Kissing Hand, a sweet story about a kiss on the palm that can remind a child of a parent’s love when they are apart.  Friday is Shape Day, featuring the heart.

Monday – Letter “N”

How you can participate: Play I Spy.  Look for a variety of ways to play…items that start with letter N or the color of the month, Pink.

Book – Apple Goat
Action – Nodding for N’s
Art – Neck Ties
Math/Science – Building Bridges
Music – Number Rock

Tuesday – Number: Seven

How you can participate: Get out seven items of any type and physically count them one by one…explore dividing them into groups and recounting.

Book – The Family
Phonics– “N says n,n,n,n, nanny goat….I saw naa, naa, from my throat.”
Action – Magic Blanket with 7 items
Art – Paint #7
Over the Rope game
Music – The Freeze

Wednesday – 3 Billy Goats Gruff

How you can participate: Retell the 3 Billy Goats Gruff story, as you remember it.

Book – Understand and Care
Action – Rhythm Sticks
Art- Luncheon Hats
Dramatic Presentation – 3 Billy Goats Gruff
Music – Across the bridge ( with balance beam)

Thursday – Book: The Kissing Hand

How you can participate: Talk to your child about how you miss them when you are apart and how you overcome that feeling.

Book – The Kissing Hand
Action – Sign Language Hugs and Kisses
Phonics– “N says n,n,n,n, nanny goat….I saw naa, naa, from my throat.”
Art – The Kissing Hand – tracing, coloring, and kissing paper hand
Science – What Can Our Hands Do?
Music – Simon Says

Friday – Shape: Heart

How you can participate: Search for heart shaped items at home, bring one in to share.

Book – The Night Before Valentine’s Day
Action – Scarves with music
Art- Celery Heart Prints
Heart Bingo
Music – Kids in Motion