L – Lion & Leopards

Weekly Newsletter-Lion & Leopards January 23-Jan 27, 2017

Monday – Letter “L”

Parent as Teacher: Sing “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”. You know it’s so fun: awimoweh, awimoweh…

Book – Sitting in my Box
Phonics – “L says l,l,l,l,l, lion…I am King on that rely on.”
Action – Crawl/Roar like Lions
Art – Lion Paws
Dramatic Play- The Lion & The Mouse (Aesop’s Fable)
Music – Simon Says

Tuesday – African Animals

Parent as Teacher: Pretend to be on safari while driving to school, what animals do you see?

Book – The Lion & The Little Red Bird
Action – Going on a Lion Hunt
Art – Marble Paint a Lion’s Head
Math & Science – Sort & Graph Safari Animal Sorters
Music – On the Move

Wednesday – Opposites: Loud/Quiet

Parent as Teacher: Practice doing things loudly and quietly (talking, closing doors, etc.)

Book – Nobody Laughs at a Lion
Phonics – “L says l,l,l,l,l, lion…I am King on that rely on.”
Action – I’m a Lion – (roar: loud/quiet)
Art – Paint to Music (loud/quiet)
Listening Experiments
Music – The Freeze

Thursday – Leopards

Parent as Teacher: Take turns saying words that start with the “L” sound.

Book – The Leopard’s Drum
Action – Body L’s
Art – Dot Art a Leopard
Math & Science – Taste Test “L” Foods (lemons, limes, lettuce…) and Graph
Music – Lollipop

Friday – Lollipops

Parent as Teacher: Explore the many ways you can sort and pattern with lollipops (color, shape, size)!

Book – Lola the Lollipop Fairy
Phonics – “L says l,l,l,l,l, lion…I am King on that rely on.”
Action – Going on a “L” Hunt
Art- Paint with Lollipops
Lollipop Measuring & Matching
Music – Animal Action